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Grieving during sobriety

How to Stay Sober During the Grieving Process

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 key preventative measures to help ensure grieving doesn't result in relapse. Continue Reading

Getting creative without using drugs

How to Get Creative Without Using Drugs

By Elizabeth Seward No content available.

Substance use and creativity are not mutually exclusive. Creativity can be harnessed and had amid sobriety, especially if you g... Continue Reading

A sober traveler has an adventure on a canoe.

Travel Excursions for Sober Lifestyles

By Caitlin Thiede No content available.

For someone who is committed to sober living and wants to avoid the temptation of drugs and alcohol, this is how to pursue good... Continue Reading

A man holds his wife on his back in the rain, and they smile.

How to Turn These 3 Negative Situations into Positive Experiences

By Caitlin Thiede No content available.

Circumstances aren't always in our control, but our outlooks and responses are. Continue Reading

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

Is Coffee Bad for You in Recovery?

By Cynthia Adeniyi No content available.

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

A man celebrates what boredom means for his sobriety.

Celebrating Boredom in Addiction Recovery

By Toni Young No content available.

Boredom isn't necessarily a bad thing; in fact, it means you're recovering. Continue Reading

A smiling woman in a red sweater reflects on her sober, recovery life free from addiction.

7 Things You Can Expect in Recovery

By Tori Utley No content available.

From restored relationships to better health, recovery has much to offer. If you've never been sober before, here's what you ca... Continue Reading

Man in recovery bogged down by shame

5 Things to Remember When Shame Gets You Down

By Tori Utley No content available.

Ashamed of your past? If so, you're not alone. For many people in recovery, shame can be a difficult hurdle to get past. Here a... Continue Reading

person strives to redirect negative thoughts into positive ones

How to Redirect Your Negative Thinking Habits

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

Your thought life are the conversations you have in your mind. It’s the collection of the random things you think about on a da... Continue Reading

Man made a terrible decision and don't know what to do

6 Things to Do After You've Royally Messed Up

By Audrey Beim No content available.

No matter how severe you may have messed up, it doesn’t spell the end of the world. Even if you’ve had a few relapses, it doesn... Continue Reading

Bored in recovery

5 Things to Help You Manage Boredom in Recovery

By Audrey Beim No content available.

The truth is that a sober life can be fulfilling, exciting and extremely rewarding. Continue Reading

Hope of reestablishing a sense of empathy in addict through recovery

How to Regain a Quality Often Lost in Addiction: Empathy

By Kelly McClanahan No content available.

Anyone who has watched their friends or family members escalate into active and chronic addiction remarks on one horrifying asp... Continue Reading

The majority of society rely on their cell phones for much of their daily operations, but it could be hurting those in recovery.

How Your Cellphone Habit is Standing Between You and Your Recovery

By Jamee Larson No content available.

The majority of society rely on their cell phones for much of their daily operations, but it could be hurting those in recovery. Continue Reading

The set aside prayer can help anyone in recovery, whether or not they are in AA

The Importance of the Set Aside Prayer

By Jamee Larson No content available.

Oftentimes in recovery, we are our own worst enemy. The Set Aside Prayer can help you stay out of your own way. Continue Reading

spot addiction triggers ahead of time using the HALT method

4 High-Risk Triggers You Want to Avoid—and How to Do It

By Dominica Applegate No content available.

Knowing to avoid high-risk situations can certainly help you refrain from having a relapse, but what about other triggers you n... Continue Reading

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