Why Those in Recovery Shouldn’t Date For a Year

Why Those in Recovery Shouldn't Date For a Year Recovery from alcohol addiction can be extremely difficult, as alcohol recovery is a battle constantly being fought between our brain and our willpower. But this battle is not always fought on the front lines. Most of the times it is a sneaky, guerrilla kind of warfare, [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Why Those in Recovery Shouldn’t Date For a Year

Support Sustains Us—Do You Have Enough of the Right Kind?

Support Sustains Us—Do You Have Enough of the Right Kind? Support sustains us in everyday life when things are going well, and in the high-stress periods when we are stretched beyond our means. Support is more than a luxury of a good life. In fact, the need for support is hard-wired into us as a [...]

By | April 4th, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Support Sustains Us—Do You Have Enough of the Right Kind?

The Victim Role—Common and All Too Easy

The Victim Role—Common and All Too Easy The victim role is a common one played out among people with addictions. It tends to pop up frequently during treatment and early recovery. People are still trying to get ‘their heads on straight’ in rehab and just after. And, weeding out thought distortions that are part of [...]

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Reclaim Health Through Treatment and Recover

Reclaim Health Through Treatment and Recovery Reclaim health through addiction treatment and recovery efforts after treatment if you have a substance use problem. Getting the right help from trained addiction professionals is essential to get you on your road to health. After treatment, and often during, participating in recovery efforts like sobriety support groups can [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Reclaim Health Through Treatment and Recover

If You Cannot Cope, It’s Time for Help

If You Cannot Cope, It’s Time for Help If you cannot cope, it’s time to get help. And, if you are addicted, you may be coping far less effectively than you even know because intoxication impairs us in every way eventually. Taking stock of your situation in self-reflection and through feedback from trusted supports can [...]

By | March 27th, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on If You Cannot Cope, It’s Time for Help

Have Hope—Recovery Happens

Have Hope—Recovery Happens Have hope if you are addicted or have a loved one who is. Recovery happens everyday, and for many people it is a continuing process that was started many years ago. A successful, healthy and happy life is possible for you, or your addicted loved one, too. It Starts when You Do [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Have Hope—Recovery Happens

If You’re in Recovery, Avoid These Social Situations

If You’re in Recovery, Stay Away From These Social Situations Walking the path of sobriety is a great path, as you get to navigate life with a clear head, feeling good about yourself. Do temptations ever come to drink? Sure, but hopefully you can ride those waves out and continue your path of recovery. As [...]

By | March 23rd, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on If You’re in Recovery, Avoid These Social Situations

Staying Strong on your Recovery Journey – These tips can Help

Staying Strong on your Recovery Journey – These tips can Help   Staying strong on your recovery journey can often be a really big challenge. Sometimes, even when you’re doing great in your program, you might be hit with a craving that is so intense you can justify just about anything if it means you [...]

By | March 20th, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Staying Strong on your Recovery Journey – These tips can Help

Life in Recovery: How to Overcome Adversity

Life in Recovery: How to Overcome Adversity Whether you've been in recovery a week or years, it’s a given that adversity will come your way.  It’s not fun, but it’s normal and expected. How do you normally combat adversity when it comes? Do you lose hope? Go ballistic in anger? Isolate and have a pity [...]

By | March 19th, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Life in Recovery: How to Overcome Adversity

Over-Reacting–Making Mountains

Over-Reacting--Making Mountains Over-reacting to situations is sometimes known as making mountains out of molehills. The response is far bigger than what is called for. Consequently, the problem may be manageable, but by the time we over-react, we have a mess on our hands. Not everyone does this, and some people do it sometimes. However, others seem [...]

By | March 18th, 2017|Blog, Recovery|Comments Off on Over-Reacting–Making Mountains