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The Value of Time: My Personal Journey Towards Recovery

By Rebecca Kovacs

One recovering addict shares how she used time as an ally rather than a detriment during her journey towards recovery. Continue Reading

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Love IS Our Superpower: 3 Ways to Activate the Power of Love

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.

Here are 3 ways to activate the superpower that is love. Continue Reading

Failed Antidepressant Drug May Ease Opioid Withdrawal

Failed Antidepressant Drug May Ease Opioid Withdrawal

By Dawn Hurley

A drug originally developed for the treatment of depression may be effective for treating acute withdrawal symptoms and prevent... Continue Reading

Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help for Addiction and Mental Health Disorders

Overcoming the Stigma of Seeking Help for Addiction and Mental Health

By Rebecca Kovacs

For many people suffering from mental health disorders or substance addiction, getting help isn’t as easy as it may seem. For a... Continue Reading

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Embracing Anxiety: Surrender to Win

By Dawn Hurley

Thinking that I was somehow unique in my suffering allowed self-pity to lead me into a state of moral decay. Continue Reading

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The Dangers of Using Food as a Coping Mechanism

By Erica Lee

How do you distinguish between the occasional emotional eating and chronic overeating--or food addiction? Continue Reading

Spiritual Bypass: When Light Needs Darkness

By Caitlin Thiede

If your spirituality is based on "never" saying, thinking, or doing something instead of understanding why we do those things w... Continue Reading

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How to Forgive a Good Person Who Did Bad Things While Using

By Elizabeth Seward

When a person is an addict, they are controlled by an addictive substance even when they are not high or drunk. Continue Reading

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Celebrating Boredom During Addiction Recovery

By Toni Young

Boredom isn't necessarily a bad thing. In fact, it means you're recovering. 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

Demi Lovato Hospitalized After Apparent Heroin Overdose

By SoberRecovery, Staff Writer

The 25-year-old was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital Tuesday morning after a suspected heroin overdose. Continue Reading

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Watching My Father From One Side of the Window

By Lisa OBrien

Remember that it is your choice—and not anyone else’s—to leave a toxic relationship. Continue Reading

Woman practices self-love

5 Ways You Can Start Loving Yourself Today

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.

It is important for those in recovery to continue practicing self-love throughout their journey. Start loving yourself today wi... Continue Reading

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How I Broke Free From My Love Addiction

By Dominica Applegate

Codependency and love addiction are sneaky, but you must stand guard in order to move forward. Continue Reading

depressed addict sitting alone and leaning on a wall

Why Loneliness is an Addict’s Worst Enemy

By Liemann Valdimar

For those with addictive personalities, they appear the most highly functioning when their lives are involved with others. Continue Reading

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