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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.

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

Is Coffee Bad for You in Recovery?

By Cynthia Adeniyi

Coffee can give anyone the jitters, but it poses unique dangers for the addict in recovery. Continue Reading

Finding a Good Night’s Sleep in Recovery

By Audrey Beim

Here are 6 strategies to promote healthy sleep patterns while your body and mind continue to heal. Continue Reading

woman in the dark

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

3 Ways You Can Meditate at Work

By Audrey Beim

It's not hard to squeeze in a meditation ritual at the workplace. These 3 tips can help you improve not only your health, but a... 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 Addiction Recovery for Those Who Hate the Gym

By Audrey Beim

Exercise is medicine during addiction recovery. Here are 7 activities you can do outside of a gym that are almost too fun to be... Continue Reading

A woman sits by a pool practicing mindfulness techniques to stave off cravings for drugs and alcohol.

How Mindfulness Curbs Addictive Cravings

By Audrey Beim

Studies prove mindfulness is beneficial to your health, but can it also lessen your cravings for drugs and alcohol? Continue Reading

A sleeping man in addiction recovery has dreams of relapsing.

Drugs and Dreams: What It Means to Relapse While Asleep

By Nicholas Howard

An author discusses how he coped with relapsing in his dreams during his addiction recovery journey. Continue Reading

dark green leafy vegetables for revitalizing the liver

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

5 Super Fruits That Will Boost Your Recovery

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Top super fruits are either not readily available or quite expensive. Luckily, further down the ranks are a few very powerful e... Continue Reading

A recovering addict blends juices and smoothies for vitamins.

5 Healthy Juices and Smoothies for the Recovering Addict

By Jamie Yacoub

A list of 5 juice and smoothie recipes for those in recovery as well as the drinks' vitamin content. 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

A young woman's spirit leaves her body and contributes to her addiction.

5 Ways Addiction is a Symptom of Feeling Disconnected Spiritually

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.

Some say we become spiritually disconnected because of addiction, but this author believes spiritual disconnection comes first. Continue Reading

woman exploring spirituality without religion

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 help you start cultivating a healthy... Continue Reading