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3 Gifts My Former Drinking Habit Gave Me

By Caitlin Thiede

Take your life back, fight the good fight, and, I promise, you too will be able to count your blessings instead of your sorrows... Continue Reading

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The Law of Attraction for Treating Addiction

By Dominica Applegate

The law of attraction asserts that you attract the same kind of energy you put out. Many people admit that this school of thoug... Continue Reading

5 Feelings You Have in Early Sobriety That Are Totally Normal

By Toshia Humphries

These uncomfortable experiences and feelings are totally normal in early sobriety. In fact, given the massive holistic transfor... Continue Reading

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5 Reasons Working on Your Inner Child is Necessary for a Successful Recovery

By Toshia Humphries

Individuals in recovery must begin to address the needs of their inner child, become their own best parent and repair the relat... Continue Reading

Evan Bullet James

The Extreme Life of Evan “Bullet” James

By Joanne Chu

Despite a spotty criminal record, Bullet is still roaming where he once ruled—only this time he’s busting down doors to motel r... Continue Reading

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Laughter Through Tears: Why ‘Mom’ is More Than Just a Comedy

By Joanne Chu

We speak with Gemma Baker, co-creator of TV-sitcom "Mom," regarding the show's successful third season and the powerful role of... Continue Reading

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Do Seasons Affect Drinking Cravings?

By Rebecca Kovacs

The seasons can be a tough time for many people in recovery. Some even say the winter season can bring more alcoholic cravings ... Continue Reading

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7 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve Sober

By Tori Utley

From sledding to game night to spending time with family, there are plenty of ways to celebrate New Year's Eve sober. Grab a fe... Continue Reading

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Chester Bennington's Top Songs for Recovery

By Caitlin Thiede

Chester Bennington’s stories of pain are relative to all walks of life, but addicts found a special solace in the Linkin Park l... Continue Reading

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5 Rock Songs with an Anti-Drug Message

By Elizabeth Seward

While there are plenty of songs out there that glamorize drug use, there are some that do just the opposite. While the effort m... Continue Reading

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How Addiction Impacted My Work Life

By Rebecca Kovacs

We all have to work to get the things we need. When we're addicted to alcohol and drugs, it makes it that much harder to keep o... Continue Reading

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What to Do When All Your Coworkers Drink

The following tips can help you create and maintain a positive space for yourself in your workplace and with your colleagues wi... Continue Reading