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How to Practice Gratitude More Than Ever This Thanksgiving

By Toshia Humphries

Regardless of faith, historical facts or the presence of family, it's important to have an official day of gratitude, especiall... Continue Reading

How to Actually Relax During the Holidays

By Audrey Beim

By following these tips and staying focused on your ultimate goal of abstinence, you will be able to retain your sobriety, find... Continue Reading

Sober Halloween Activities That Can Become a Yearly Tradition

By Toshia Humphries

Even though sobriety may seem to offer very little in the way of Halloween fun and festivities, there is actually no difference... Continue Reading

Woman envisions a new beginning

Resolution Tips That Follow the Principles of Sobriety

By Joanne Chu

We spoke with Dr. Sack of Promises Malibu on how we can better position ourselves for success when it comes to our end-of-the-y... Continue Reading

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5 Things We Forget About Family and Friends of Addicts During the Holidays

By Colleen Marlett

The holidays can look very different from the point of view of a person whose loved one is suffering from substance abuse issue... Continue Reading

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5 Tips for Dealing with Family Stressors This Time of Year

By Nina Bradshaw

For anyone, this time of year can bring back familial pressures and family dynamics that lead to arguments and upset emotions. ... Continue Reading

The relapse Grinch steals Santa's holiday spirit

How to Stop the Relapse Grinch from Stealing Your Holiday Spirit

By Toshia Humphries

In order to prepare ourselves, it is important to know how to prevent relapse thinking and behavior during the holidays. Here a... Continue Reading

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The Importance of the Christmas Meeting

By Liemann Valdimar

In the continual path of recovery, Christmas Day really is no different than any other day. Here's why recovery meeting rooms a... Continue Reading

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Holiday Foods You Might Not Know Contain Alcohol

By Liemann Valdimar

Given each individual's alcohol sensitivity, it's good to be informed on which holiday dishes may contain alcohol so we can mak... Continue Reading

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Newly Recovering Addict

By Dominica Applegate

Wondering what to get your newly recovered loved one? Here are 10 wonderful holiday gifts for those new on the road of sobriety. Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Love Your Addict During the Holidays

By Audrey Beim

For a recovering addict, this time of year presents a unique set of challenges. Here are 5 practical ways you can care for a lo... Continue Reading

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6 Ingenious Halloween Games for Your Alcohol-Free Party

By Flower B

Halloween is right around the corner! Here are 7 uber-cool games and activities to help make your Halloween party the best on t... Continue Reading

6 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day Single and Sober

By Dominica Applegate

You don't have to be in a relationship to make the most of love. Continue Reading

3 Types of Resolutions You Shouldn't Be Making

By Elizabeth Seward

Steer away from these common mistakes that set the tone for the rest of the year. Continue Reading

How to Approach Resolutions the Healthy Way

By Dominica Applegate

This year, commit to lifestyle changes that last. Continue Reading