Dominica Applegate

Dominica Applegate has a BS in Psychology, an MA in Counseling and has worked in the mental health field for 12 years before launching her own business as a writer. Specializing in addictions, relationships, codependency, fitness and health, Dominica's work is ultimately about helping people remove blocks that keep them stuck, because everyone can really create a life that they love.

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5 Things to Gain From a Christian Support Group

By Dominica Applegate

Here are 5 of the many benefits of attending a Christian support group if you’ve chosen to walk the recovery path in faith. Continue Reading

STUDY: The Body's Intrinsic Anti-Addiction Response

By Dominica Applegate

Research suggests that the brain has a natural means of actually reversing the effects of addiction. Continue Reading

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7 Reasons You Shouldn't Be Ashamed of AA

By Dominica Applegate

Have you felt ashamed of AA due to the way others or the media talks about it? Well, here are 7 reasons you shouldn't be. Continue Reading

5 Things You Definitely Won't Miss About Drinking

By Dominica Applegate

If you start to think about drinking, look back and remember these not-so-great things it has put your through in life. Continue Reading

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The Role of Self-Reliance in Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

When it comes to recovery from alcoholism or drug addiction, it’s normal to wonder if you have what it takes to stay sober for ... Continue Reading

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What If Addiction is Your Wake-Up Call?

By Dominica Applegate

Recognizing what your innermost self is trying to tell you can give you the opportunity to finally stop running away so you can... Continue Reading

How to Get Your Teen into Treatment

By Dominica Applegate

If your teen is struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, here are certain things you must consider in order to get him or her... Continue Reading

What You Need to Know If You're Court Ordered to Go to AA

By Dominica Applegate

If you've been court ordered to attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, here are 3 things you can definitely expect. Continue Reading

10 Things You Can Expect From a DUI

By Dominica Applegate

Driving under the influence is both dangerous and costly for everyone involved. Here are some things you can expect if you get ... Continue Reading

Church or AA: Is It One or the Other?

By Dominica Applegate

Many people in long-term sobriety teeter between AA and religious fellowships for support. Here's how you can make the right ch... Continue Reading