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How to Handle Addiction Recovery When You're an Introvert

By Benhilda Chanetsa

If you're an introvert, you might find recovery especially difficult. You may have covered up your introversion by drinking and... Continue Reading

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The 5 S’s That Launch Your Recovery Journey

By Toshia Humphries

It may be a shock to learn that your painful experience in detox is merely the tip of the iceberg, but it's true. Your journey ... Continue Reading

A practical present for yourself

5 Things to Put in Your Recovery Stocking

By Peg Warren

Whether you’re in addiction or long recovered, you shouldn’t neglect giving yourself something you’ll benefit from all year long. Continue Reading

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4 Ways to Keep Your Feelings in Check

By Audrey Beim

It is crucial to develop new responses and find alternatives other than drugs or alcohol to regulate one’s emotions. Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Kick Fear in the Butt

By Toshia Humphries

Learning how to prevent fear from kicking in and reigning it in when it becomes overwhelming are crucial survival techniques fo... Continue Reading

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5 Ways You Can Start Loving Yourself Today

By Toshia Humphries

For anyone in recovery, learning to love yourself is key in preventing relapses, maintaining successful relationships and susta... Continue Reading

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The Best Way to Handle Failure

By Audrey Beim

No matter how big or small of a mess up, here are 4 things you can do to help turn your thought process around and keep yoursel... Continue Reading

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How to Manage Pain as a Recovering Addict

By Elizabeth Seward

Doctors are put in a difficult position when they need to treat a chronic pain patient who has a history of painkiller addiction. Continue Reading

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How a Spiritual Counselor Can Reinforce Your Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

If you're getting a tug from deep inside, longing for some sort of spiritual vision or purpose in your life, going to see a spi... Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Build a Relationship with Your Higher Power

By Flower B

One of the greatest gifts in recovery is learning to rely upon a Higher Power. If this is a new concept to you and you don’t kn... Continue Reading

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Discovering Who You Are After Addiction

By Toshia Humphries

When we enter into recovery, it is vital to our success that we switch our perspective from one that sees a lost identity to on... Continue Reading

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6 Things an Addict Needs to Build High Self-Esteem

By Toshia Humphries

As most addiction specialists and recovering individuals know, active addiction can wreak havoc on one’s confidence. Continue Reading

5 Ways to Prepare for a Sober Night Out

By Nina Bradshaw

If you're in sobriety, you have to prepare yourself for the possibility of attending an event where other people may be drinkin... Continue Reading

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8 Things to Do When You’re Held Back By Fear

By Peg Warren

When fear holds you back from making positive changes in your life, there are ways to deal with it so you can shift your focus ... Continue Reading

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8 Steps to an Even Greater Life in Recovery

By Peg Warren

Here are 8 steps that you can take to address your life and make improvements in ways that will create success and fulfillment. Continue Reading