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addict runs to a quick fix

Why Recovery is the Opposite of a Quick Fix

By Toshia Humphries

Here are 3 things you can do to ensure your recovery journey delves deep and helps you make peace with the root issues and impa... Continue Reading

How to Prepare Yourself for Life Outside the Cocoon of Treatment

By Lyn Geist

By having a plan before leaving treatment, you will know what steps to take to protect your sobriety and continue in recovery w... Continue Reading

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The Reality of Religious Abuse in Treating Addiction

By Toshia Humphries

Noting the differences between religion and spirituality is necessary for recovering individuals and addiction recovery profess... Continue Reading

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5 Easy Steps to Creating More Structure in Your Life

By Heather Adams

Keep in mind the benefits of adding order to your life: a calmer mind, a more relaxed body, and an easier path to recovery. Continue Reading

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What is the True Meaning of Recovery?

By Lyn Geist

Just as addiction was once your way of life, recovery now becomes your way of life. It is much more than just being sober. Continue Reading

Older woman practices Tai Chi to achieve inner peace

How Tai Chi Helped Me Find My Strength

One writer shares how Tai Chi played an important role in her own recovery from her loved one's addiction disease. Continue Reading

5 Assumptions About Recovery That You've Got All Wrong

By Toshia Humphries

When contemplating sobriety and recovery, many people get so overwhelmed by unrealistic fears and concerns that they never get ... Continue Reading

Woman adult child of alcoholic looks out a window

How to Find Healing as an Adult Child of an Addict

By Toshia Humphries

Without unconditional love and emotional support, children don’t "grow up" emotionally. This is the very reason children of add... Continue Reading

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

Ready to start recovery

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

Woman practices self-love

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

handling failure

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