Talking Through Your Problems

When it comes to your recovery from addiction there are many things that you are going to go through. There are many problems that are going to come up that you will have to solve. When problems are left to just sit during a recovery from addiction this causes many problems and often leads to [...]

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Is Making Decisions Disappointing Others?

During your recovery from addiction you are going to have to start making healthier decisions in your life. One of the first healthier decisions that you made in your life was to get sober. This is an excellent decision and you will have plenty of others to make in your life and in recovery from [...]

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Handling a Break-Up in Recovery

Living a recovering lifestyle is a very amazing thing. You will have so many benefits from living this type of lifestyle instead of the addictive lifestyle that you used to live. However, one of the many reasons why some recovering addicts relapse is because they assume that now that they are in recovery from their [...]

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Topamax for Alcohol and Cocaine Abuse

Topamax is an antiseizure medication that's also given for bipolar disorder. Topamax (topiramate) has also been the subject of a lot of study for its use in the treatment of cocaine and alcohol abuse. The studies have been thorough and indicate a moderate effectiveness. It's not a magic solution for sure, but it does hold [...]

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Recovery Wellness Checklist

Many addicts enter into recovery and they are not sure what to expect. This is completely normal seeing that living an addictive lifestyle is much different than living a recovering lifestyle. Even if an addict reads all that they can about recovery and gets all of the advice that they can about recovery before entering [...]

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Setting Boundaries in Recovery: Your Loved Ones Aren’t the Only Ones That Can Do It

Setting boundaries in recovery is not only your right, it might be essential to help you stay on your journey and keep living a healthy, clean lifestyle. But how does one working on overcoming addiction actually set boundaries – and what are they setting them against? This can often be a difficult question for people [...]

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What is the First Day of Sobriety Like?

Many addicts contemplate whether or not they are going to get sober. Many addicts choose to continue their addictive lifestyle because they are afraid of some of the horror stories that they have heard about the withdrawal symptoms that can occur when getting sober. There is no sugar coating. The absolute truth is that some [...]

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It’s never too late to Overcome Addiction

It’s never too late to overcome addiction, and if you think that you or your loved one is too far gone, you’re simply giving up when you shouldn’t. Addiction is treatable, and many believe that they will never be able to start living clean and sober. It’s a belief that is completely wrong – and [...]

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What Should Be Done After a Relapse?

A relapse is something that many sober addicts experience. Unfortunately, after a relapse many sober addicts give up and go back to their addictive lifestyles. While this is unfortunate, it is understandable because of the confusion after a relapse occurs. You do not have to go back to your addictive lifestyle. You have a choice [...]

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