Cassandra Huerta

Cassandra Huerta is a freelance writer who travels the road of recovery on a daily basis. Her specialty fields include business, marketing, addiction recovery and parenting. Currently, parenting remains as her most hands-on experience.

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Calming your nerves during recovery can at times be challenging. These 7 alternative rock songs can help you relax. Continue Reading

Man makes excuses for not getting sober

The 3 Worst Reasons Not to Get Sober

By Cassandra Huerta

At the end of the day, nobody can convince you to get sober or make you realize that you’re making unrealistic excuses. Just do... Continue Reading

Woman experiences intense emotions while suffering with alcoholism

4 Feelings That Alcohol Brought Into My Life

By Cassandra Huerta

One writer shares the true feelings that hid behind the seemingly fun and exciting photographs of her old, addicted self. Continue Reading

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What to Expect in Alcohol Withdrawal

By Cassandra Huerta

For most people, alcohol withdrawals are the most severe during the first three to five days after they quit drinking, but some... Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Deal with Stress Without Drinking

By Cassandra Huerta

Whether or not you are an addict, stress and the anxiety it brings can be mentally and physically exhausting. Continue Reading

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One writer shares 5 indispensable lessons she's learned when it comes to helping a loved come to terms with their own substance... Continue Reading

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My Not-So-Typical 5 Stages of Grief

By Cassandra Huerta

Dealing with the death of a friend from your past life may not always take you down the Kübler-Ross model of grief. A writer sh... Continue Reading

4 Ways to Celebrate Your Recovery

By Cassandra Huerta

Your recovery milestones are important reminders of how far you’ve come. Here are a few unconventional and sobriety-approved wa... Continue Reading

Not knowing what truly happens inside a rehab center prevents some addicts from getting the help they need. One writer spills t... Continue Reading

Getting sober is a huge feat for anyone. As you go from celebrating months to years of sobriety, remember to take time and reli... Continue Reading