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Life is much more than just the absence of alcohol or drugs. Boost yourself with these tips that promote physical, emotional and mental health.

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Detox Side Effects and How to Alleviate Them

By Dawn Hurley

These are only a few of the symptoms of drug and alcohol detox, however, overcoming them will mean a healthier you when it's al... Continue Reading

A woman warms her hands on a hot mug of coffee.

Is Coffee Bad for You During Recovery?

By Cynthia Adeniyi

Concerns about coffee and recovery fall in one of two categories: the impact of caffeine and the use of coffee to change one's ... Continue Reading

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Finding a Good Night’s Sleep in Recovery

By Audrey Beim

Research has shown that recovering alcoholics with sleep disorders were twice as likely to relapse as those who get a good nigh... Continue Reading

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How Hormonal Imbalances May Affect Recovery

By Mark Calarco

Responsible eating and regular exercise can replace many of the bad habits that contribute to relapse, but you should also keep... Continue Reading

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Exercise as part of an overall addiction recovery plan

Can Regular Exercise Cure Addiction?

By Audrey Beim

According to recent research, exercise helps with various physical health issues and prevents relapse. Could a physical activit... Continue Reading

A group of woman exercise together in a group dance class during their addiction recovery.

7 Exercise Options During Recovery for Those Who Hate Gyms

By Audrey Beim

Here are 7 activities you can do outside of a gym that are almost too fun to be exercise. Continue Reading

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How to Regain Clarity and Overcome Brain Fog Following Addiction

By Dawn Hurley

There are simple ways to feed and train your brain in order to regain mental clarity that is equal or close to where it was bef... Continue Reading

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Coping With Depression During Pregnancy

By Nicole Arzt

During pregnancy, it can be hard to tell the difference between normal changes and clinical depression. Continue Reading

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Sweet Redemption: 5 Practices to Combat Sugar Cravings

By Dawn Hurley

Overindulgence in sugary substances can hold the danger of developing cross-addiction—also known as addiction transfer. Continue Reading

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6 Healthy Foods to Revamp Your Liver

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Drinking too much alcohol can cause the liver to stop functioning as it should, but there are some foods that can help revitali... Continue Reading

A recovering addict blends juices and smoothies for vitamins.

5 Healthy Juices and Smoothies for the Recovering Addict

By Jamie Yacoub

These simple recipes are designed to reintroduce important vitamins and minerals your body needs to recover after the years of ... Continue Reading

Newly sober woman who's new to the kitchen thinks of what to cook

New to the Kitchen? 3 Recipes to Kickstart Your Healthy Living

By Heather Adams

Eating well is a proven foundation for healthy living for everyone. But this is especially true of those who have been battling... Continue Reading

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5 Ways Addiction is a Sign of Spiritual Disconnect

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

There are at least five ways addiction presents as a symptom rather than the root of spiritual disconnection. Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Explore Spirituality If You’re Not Religious

By Lisa OBrien

Recovery can mean a lot of different things to different people. Here are some suggestions to help you start cultivating a heal... Continue Reading