Tag Archives: Addiction Recovery

Safe and Sober Ways to Honor Memorial Day

To many people, Memorial Day is the official kickoff to summer. A weekend filled with BBQs, beach excursions, camping, graduations, and even 12-step conventions. It’s easy to get caught up in a three-day weekend and lose sight of the true … Continue reading

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Acts of Service and the Benefits

When you’re at one of your lowest points, either emotionally, spiritually, physically, or all three, it can be hard to imagine helping anyone other than yourself. In a lot of ways, this makes sense; when we’re hurt, we tend to think only … Continue reading

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Ways To Be of Service to Others  

Are you looking for purpose in your life? Don’t wait until you figure out what it is, or you may never find it. Doing things that help others will give purpose to your life, and more often than not, these … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Create Meaning in Your Life

On social media, it sure seems like everyone has it all together, doesn’t it? Most of them only take pictures at the few perfect times they can grab. It really isn’t that way, so don’t get to thinking their life … Continue reading

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How to Celebrate Special Recovery Moments in a Pandemic

It takes time, effort, and determination to stay sober and succeed in recovering from an addiction. There will be ups and downs in your recovery journey with many obstacles to overcome. That’s why it’s important to celebrate milestones along the … Continue reading

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September is National Recovery Month!

With September being National Recovery Month, this is an ideal time to think about how much you have accomplished and learn more about the recovery process. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in substance abuse and … Continue reading

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Why a Journal is Helpful During Recovery

A journal is used as a coping method for expressing your stressors in a healthy manner, and for those in recovery, journaling may help to keep your temptations at bay and maintain your mental health. Journaling is one of the … Continue reading

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Accepting Life on Life’s Terms

Accepting Life on Life’s Terms – it’s a phrase you often hear during recovery, but how much time do you spend considering the meaning behind those words? There is a great deal of power in embracing this concept, and it … Continue reading

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Sex Addiction Recovery Tips and Tricks

Sex addiction is an addiction that more and more people face today. There are many reasons for a sex addiction and there are different types of recovery journeys. Sex addicts tend to be misunderstood, and that can make it difficult … Continue reading

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Happy Joyous and Free

—Phillip Aleman, Los Angeles CA In 1935, two men met to talk about their drinking and gave birth to a wonderful program. That Fateful day 80 years ago in Akron, Ohio, AA co-founder, Bill W., could have gone into a … Continue reading

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