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Deepen the Connection to Your Inner Self with These Steps

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Every day is a choice to wake up, after which you’re faced with many other options. In recovery, this can feel overwhelming because all these choices are new. Never before have you faced the day without substances or reaching for a drink or other drug to soothe your soul. Recovery is a minute by minute, … Read more Deepen the Connection to Your Inner Self with These Steps

Learn Some Tips to Drop These 5 Bad Habits for Good

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Learning to quit a bad habit is not as easy as people think. Especially in recovery, it can feel like a person is dropping everything they knew all at once and following an entirely new path for themselves. If they quit using substances, they now have to also leave toxic friends, relationships, and maybe even … Read more Learn Some Tips to Drop These 5 Bad Habits for Good

Be a Sane and Sober Mother Your First Summer in Recovery with These Tips

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Summer is that season of bliss. It’s like everyone comes out of the woodwork from the winter and spring to fling themselves full-throttle into warmer weather, barbecues, and endless days of enjoying the long summer sun. For people in recovery, it may be triggering to think about summer coming up. It reminds you of those … Read more Be a Sane and Sober Mother Your First Summer in Recovery with These Tips

How to (Re) Build Romance After Treatment

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Addiction takes a toll on people and their personal relationships. The stress that comes from addiction is inevitable on people, especially those closest to you. Romantic relationships often suffer from broken trust and discomfort around what the reality is like in recovery. Broken dreams and plans that were never completed can lead to frustration and … Read more How to (Re) Build Romance After Treatment

Put Pen to Paper and Write Some Letters for Better Mental Health

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Writing letters seems to be something more people are returning to as an ancient expression makes a resurgence. Putting pen to paper can be a great way to connect with people. It is also good practice for the brain to get those neurons firing. Even though the world seems to have moved towards short email … Read more Put Pen to Paper and Write Some Letters for Better Mental Health

Ask for What You Need with These Tried-and-True Tips

Ask for What You Need with These Tried-and-True Tips

When you can’t get what you need in a relationship, it can be very frustrating. There are also times when you just know you are not asking for what you need because it is hard to do. Maybe you don’t want to be ‘too needy,’ or you don’t realize you have old demons lurking in … Read more Ask for What You Need with These Tried-and-True Tips

How to Rock Being a Single Mom in Recovery

How to Rock Being a Single Mom in Recovery

Women are often given the greatest gift and challenge of being the one kids want to be with most. Being a mom is hard work, and being a single mother is even harder. Now, try being a single mother in recovery from addiction, and this can be one of life’s greatest challenges. There is hope … Read more How to Rock Being a Single Mom in Recovery