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The Difference Between Binge Drinking and Alcoholism

Binge drinking refers to drinking four to five drinks in a succession within some hours. This is a habit that is common among young people, especially those who like partying during the weekend and function normally during the week days. Drinking a lot of beer at a time is referred as binge drinking. On the [...]

By | March 28th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on The Difference Between Binge Drinking and Alcoholism

 The Short Term Effects Of Alcohol Consumption

Excessive alcohol consumption can certainly be injurious to your health, as it has its own share of short term and long term effects. Alcohol will interfere with you mental and physical capabilities, and this can be noticed within a short time after ingesting it.  Here are some of the short-term impacts alcohol can have in [...]

By | March 27th, 2015|Alcohol Abuse/Addiction, Alcoholism|Comments Off on  The Short Term Effects Of Alcohol Consumption

How to Get Your Body Nutritionally Back on Track After and Addiction

When you’ve been drinking or drugging for a long period of time, your body has usually suffered from nutritional deprivation.  Maybe you didn’t eat healthy foods, skipped meals, or at too much.  Regardless, when you stop drinking or drugging, it’s a good idea to take a season and build your body back up by adopting [...]

By | March 25th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on How to Get Your Body Nutritionally Back on Track After and Addiction

7 Tips For Staying Sober After Rehab

Going to an alcohol rehab to get sober is a commendable goal and if you’ve been successful in doing so, you may be a bit anxious about your ability to stay sober once you get home. Rest assured many people have felt the same way.  Good news is that it is completely possible to stay [...]

By | March 20th, 2015|12 Step Recovery, Recovery|Comments Off on 7 Tips For Staying Sober After Rehab

Women and Alcoholism Recovery

It seems as if more and more women are turning to drinking to contend with life’s stressors. What started off as an occasional cocktail after work is turning into nightly cocktails and binging on the weekends with friends.  This, on top of the already hectic schedules for most women with work and childrearing, is really [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|Alcoholism, Rehab for Women|Comments Off on Women and Alcoholism Recovery

How Can I Help My Friend Who is an Alcoholic?

Drinking once a while for fun is usually not a problem, but it is a problem when one drinks all the time or gets into trouble when doing so. Maintaining a friend who is an alcoholic can prove to be challenging, especially when you don’t drink. However, that does not mean that you push them [...]

By | March 18th, 2015|Alcoholism, Recovery|Comments Off on How Can I Help My Friend Who is an Alcoholic?

Discover the Common Roots of Alcoholism

When you’re dealing with alcoholism, it is important to realize that underneath the addiction, there are usually root problems that are going unnoticed. For example, let’s say someone is severely depressed due to a traumatic childhood.  Instead of going to therapy and working through the trauma and the negative emotions that come as a result, [...]

By | March 16th, 2015|Alcoholism, Recovery|Comments Off on Discover the Common Roots of Alcoholism

Alternative Ways to Combat Alcoholism

Addiction can certainly take on many forms. Some people become addicted to food, alcohol, sex, exercise, drugs, and more.  The general consensus is that people use things to temporarily feel better about themselves or life. For example, let’s say Dawn just lost her job and she is stressed out to the max.  She used to [...]

By | March 13th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Alternative Ways to Combat Alcoholism

25 Positive Affirmations for Recovery

I am beautiful. Think that statement is vain? Not necessarily. It’s simply an affirmation or a statement that is positive. Positive affirmations have become very popular throughout the years because to think and say something positive has been known to change a person’s mindset and ultimately, his or her life. When it comes to alcohol [...]

By | March 11th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on 25 Positive Affirmations for Recovery

Top 5 Myths About Relapse

If you’ve been in rehab and are now living a sober life, it is important that you understand a bit about relapse.  To relapse means to start drinking again and for a recovering alcoholic, this is not a good thing.  Staying sober can be tough and for this reason it is a good idea to [...]

By | July 30th, 2014|Recovery, Relapse Prevention|Comments Off on Top 5 Myths About Relapse