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.

The Benefits of Intimate Vulnerability

By Dominica Applegate

Do you desire a deeper, more intimate relationship with friends or your partner? It all starts with intimate vulnerability. Continue Reading

Developing Emotional Sobriety

By Dominica Applegate

Living life plagued with emotions like anger, sadness, fear, and anxiety is no fun at all. If you're struggling, it's time to c... Continue Reading

How the Expressive Arts Can Help with Your Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

These creative modalities are becoming super popular for those who are eager to gain more emotional awareness and freedom. Continue Reading

Who Are You in Addiction?

By Dominica Applegate

Sometimes when we get into recovery, we are not quite sure who we are outside of the booze or drugs. Continue Reading

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Getting Help Without Losing Your Job

By Dominica Applegate

You might think that telling an employer about your addiction would paint you as unreliable, the truth is that it shows you’re ... Continue Reading

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New Treatment for Heroin Addiction

By Dominica Applegate

Reserachers recently discovered that hydromorphone, typically sold under the brand name Dilaudid, can also be a highly effectiv... 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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How I Broke Free From My Love Addiction

By Dominica Applegate

One writer shares the highs and lows of her life as a recovered codependent and how you, too, can find the strength to rebuild ... Continue Reading

11 Things You Can Do Right Now Instead of Drinking

By Dominica Applegate

If you think being sober cuts out your source of fun, think again. There are plenty of enjoyable things you can do without reac... Continue Reading

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Housing After Recovery: Getting Back on Your Feet

By Dominica Applegate

Getting back on your feet after recovery oftentimes involves moving into a new place. Here are some helpful tips for your housi... Continue Reading