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How Much TV Is Too Much?

Everyone loves to engage in watching their favorite television shows. People love to see what their favorite characters are doing and how the ongoing story is progressing. Binge-watching has become very popular for types of shows. Kids even pass a lot … Continue reading

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Can You Be Addicted to Your Phone?

What did you do just a few years ago, before you had a smartphone? You use your phone to make calls, yes, but now, you use it to text, email, IM, calculate, scan, play games, Google information, and more. Let’s explore … Continue reading

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Caring vs. Enabling

Caregivers face many difficult decisions when caring for aging loved ones, particularly those with addictive behaviors. At some point, your desire to help may conflict with your loved ones’ desire to make their own decisions, even if those decisions pose … Continue reading

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The Journey Back To Self-Respect During Sex Addiction Recovery

Curiosity and exploration with yourself or other people can help you figure out who you are. Learning what most fulfills your primal desires does not in and of itself denote a sex addiction. Knowing the difference between healthy versus unhealthy … Continue reading

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Equality, Covid-19, and Addiction: What It All Means

What would Eleanor Roosevelt say about human rights and the world today? Would she be pleased? Or would she chastise us? Probably the latter. The former First Lady was one of several stakeholders worldwide who drafted and signed the Universal Declaration … Continue reading

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Financial Tips for Recovery Folks

If your finances took a hit during your addiction, take time to put them in order during your recovery. Whether you’ve depleted your savings or gone into debt, it’s never too late to start anew in regaining control of your … 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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She’s in Recovery

Addiction to drugs and/or alcohol is an equal opportunity disease; it does not distinguish between men and women; however, women are generally affected differently than men. Women tend to progress quicker in addiction, face a range of different barriers when … 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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