SMART Recovery Empowers You To Create a Good Life

SMART Recovery Empowers You To Create a Good Life If there’s one thing many recovering alcoholics or addicts will tell you is that when they first began recovery, it helped them to have some sort of support system.  It could have been a supportive spouse, support group, 12 Step group, counselor, doctor, rehab, friends, and [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on SMART Recovery Empowers You To Create a Good Life

Recovery Basics: Don’t Let Your Past Dictate Your Future

Recovery Basics: Don’t Let Your Past Dictate Your Future Everyone has a past. Some people can look behind them and be alright with the memories and decisions. Other people have a difficult time with their past. They have painful memories and have not made the best decisions for their lives.  This is especially true for [...]

By | February 17th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Recovery Basics: Don’t Let Your Past Dictate Your Future

Recovery Complications–When Sobriety is Uncomfortable

Recovery Complications--When Sobriety is Uncomfortable Recovery complications come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Some are simply irritants and other can be catastrophic. Like many people say, sometimes you clearly wonder if there is 'another relapse' left in you. It's unfortunate, but many have made multiple efforts--earnest, hard-working efforts--to get sober but return to [...]

By | February 9th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Recovery Complications–When Sobriety is Uncomfortable

Tips To Stay On Recovery Path After Treatment

Tips To Stay Sober At Work After Treatment Congratulations on attending addiction treatment and completing it! Being sober has probably given you a new zest for life. Yes, most people that head into treatment have lost quite a bit of good things in their lives and quite possibly have hit rock bottom. Getting out of [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Tips To Stay On Recovery Path After Treatment

Maintaining Positive Energy During Recovery – What You Think is What You Are

Maintaining Positive Energy During Recovery – What You Think is What You Are   For years, experts have understood that maintaining positive energy during recovery is essential to experience success in their journey, but a new way of thinking suggests that what think might actually become what you are. In other words, if you think [...]

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Are You Lonely In Recovery From Addiction?

Are You Lonely In Recovery From Addiction? Most likely, when you were in active addiction or alcoholism, you spent a decent amount of time hanging out with your party friends.  You may have felt a twinge of loneliness at times, but you were able to get around others and enjoy the scene, drinking or drugging. [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Are You Lonely In Recovery From Addiction?

The 7 Best Self-Care Tips For Early Addiction Recovery

The 7 Best Self-Care Tips For Early Addiction Recovery When you're in active addiction, oftentimes wants and needs go out the window because you feel overpowered by the compulsion to use your drug of choice. You want to take care of yourself, but you find it quite challenging because your mind is consistently running thoughts [...]

By | January 27th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on The 7 Best Self-Care Tips For Early Addiction Recovery

The Recovering Addict–Stages of Healing

The Recovering Addict--Stages of Healing The recovering addict has already accomplished a great deal by the time they leave rehab and has grown through a great many challenges. Recovery can be seen to start long before withdrawal and detox. Even in active addiction, we transform little by little, deciding that substance use is a problem, [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on The Recovering Addict–Stages of Healing

Progress in Overcoming Addiction–It’s a Process

  Progress in Overcoming Addiction—It’s a Process Progress in overcoming addiction is often hard to see. For you, that is. Typically, others can see the progress we are making much more clearly. That’s because they’re not inside your nervous system trying to navigate all the changes you’re going through. You can look like the picture [...]

By | January 15th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Progress in Overcoming Addiction–It’s a Process

Recovery Efforts and Your Choice to Overcome Addiction

  Recovery Efforts and Your Choice to Overcome Addiction Recovery efforts sometimes fail, and there can be several reasons. A significant one is that you just aren’t onboard. Sometimes people go through the motions, putting their bodies in the right place, but leaving their hearts and wills out of it. Lots of times this is [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Recovery Efforts and Your Choice to Overcome Addiction