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What Does Being Sober Really Mean?

Being sober takes hard work, especially after you’ve been in an active addiction to drugs or alcohol for an extended period of time. Addiction is a mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual disease that can leave Read More

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3 Problems Addicts Face in Early Recovery

While recovering from alcohol and drug addiction can bring freedom, being in early recovery can also mean facing challenges. Problems Addicts Experience in Early Recovery It’s important to educate yourself on some of the challenges Read More

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What Is Life in Recovery from Addiction Like?

Understanding what life is like in recovery from addiction can be hard, especially for those who are active in their addiction to drugs or alcohol. The reality is that sobriety is possible for any addict Read More

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6 of the Best Addiction Recovery Resources & How They Can Help You

Have you ever felt stuck and in need of the best addiction recovery resources to help you with addiction? Whether you need resources to conquer your own addiction or you are trying to find information Read More

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5 Alcohol Recovery Tips to Help Keep You On the Right Path

Recovering from alcoholism isn’t easy, but it is worth it to experience the freedom from addiction and with the help of some alcohol recovery tips, you can keep moving forward towards your best future. Alcohol Read More

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How Does Drug Addiction Happen?

If you or a loved one has suffered from a drug addiction, then you probably know how vicious of a disease it can be. But how does an addiction to drugs actually start? It can Read More

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Recovering from Addiction: 4 Key Reminders for Success

After being addicted to drugs and alcohol, recovering from addiction can seem like a daunting task. You may go from feeling grateful one minute to overwhelmed the next. Remembering to take each moment as it Read More

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Understanding Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Alcoholism and drug addiction are both classified as a diseases. Without treatment, these diseases can progress and even lead to fatal consequences. Getting a proper understanding of the disease of addiction can help both raise Read More

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Can You Really Recover from Drug Addiction?

Drug addiction may be a scary concept, but it’s a reality for many. Addicts who struggle with the disease of addiction find themselves unable to stop using drugs in spite of negative consequences. Even if Read More

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How Nutrition Can Help an Addict in Early Recovery from Addiction

Being in recovery from addiction to drugs and alcohol isn’t easy – it takes hard work not just to get sober but to stay sober too. Addiction is a cunning, baffling, and powerful disease, so Read More

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How Long Does It Take to Recover from Addiction?

Addiction is a complicated matter but it’s also a disease – a chronic and progress one too. So how long does it take to recover from addiction? It depends on your definition of recovery and Read More

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Can I Keep the Same Friends I Had During Active Addiction?

A common thought from addicts and alcoholics who have just begun the process of recovery is whether or not they can keep the same friends they made during active addiction. The reality is that it’s Read More

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4 Reasons to Get Help from a Drug Rehab Center

There are all types of reasons to receive treatment for addiction at a drug rehab center, including that it will help you as an addict get your life back. Addiction can leave a person feeling Read More

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What Does It Take to Overcome Addiction?

An addiction to alcohol and drugs can be difficult to deal with but you can overcome addiction. By receiving effective and reputable addiction treatment, you can start the process of recovery and beat your addiction Read More

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Top 10 Techniques For Meditating In Recovery

Meditating can seem intimidating if you are not sure what you are doing, especially when your thoughts are racing or you don’t know exactly how to just quiet your mind and body in general. The Read More

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Top 5 Reasons to get Clean and Sober In The Rooms

When using drugs and drinking alcohol no longer works, you may want to make a change, but don’t know how. Making the decision to stop using – or drinking – is far more complicated than Read More

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How to Stay Sober Going Into the New Year

If you’re worried about how to stay sober heading into the New Year, preparing yourself with how to celebrate accordingly can help alleviate stress that could overwhelm your life.  Holidays are widely celebrated with drinking Read More

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Can’t Handle Christmas Right Now?

If you are in recovery and just can’t seem to handle Christmas or your family right now, you need to read this. Christmas In Recovery Christmas is supposed to be full of joy, happiness, and Read More

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How To Build Self-Respect In Recovery From Addiction

Self-respect is defined as having pride and confidence in one’s self.  An alcoholic and/or addict like yourself  can often be left wondering how to gain self-respect and build up that confidence because it may have Read More

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Recovery Advocacy Day: Missouri Pushes for Bills to Combat Addiction

February 25th was Recovery Advocacy Day  in the state of Missouri.  The day’s discussions were preceded by the delivery of a wooden coffin filled with prescription pill bottles labeled with names of individuals who had Read More

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Jennifer Gimenez Praised for Wisdom On Disease of Addiction

Jennifer Gimenez, who is best known for her television career and addiction expertise on former MTV show Sober House, was praised for the words she shared about the disease of addiction during a showing of Bravo’s Read More

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Addiction and the Brain: How Is Learning Impacted by Drugs?

Addiction and the brain; a complex formula that still leaves many researchers with more questions than answers.  We know the brain is greatly affected when an addicted individual actively partakes in their addictive behaviors, but Read More

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Tips To Finding Happiness In Your Life Today

Finding happiness is something that most people try to attempt each day.  As time goes on, baggage can begin to weigh you down as these negative experiences begin to take their toll.  Unhappiness can easily Read More

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The Importance of Taking Care of Yourself When Caring for Others

It’s easy to slip up on taking care of yourself when you’re caring for others while in recovery from drugs and alcohol. Helping other people is the best way to get outside of yourself and can allow Read More

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Life Skills Tips and Suggestions: How To Be A Leader

Fear can prevent many addicts and alcoholics in recovery from taking on commitments and acting as leaders. It is not uncommon to find that many have lost a little bit of confidence when they stopped using drugs Read More

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What Is People Pleasing and How Can I Stop?

People pleasing can often go seen as a more courteous accommodation when in reality it is a character defect.  Finding inner confidence and being able to implement that into your daily life can help improve Read More

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Staying Sober Over the Holidays

Staying sober during the holidays can sound strenuous.  When you consider complications of interacting with loved ones you may not ordinarily see, it can bring up some emotions you may not be prepared for.  Another aspect Read More

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Curly Sue: Child Star, Alisan Porter, Suffers From Alcoholism

Child star alcoholics and addicts often get the media’s attention for being these admirable young, booming icons turned bad.  The public fails to see that these are real people dealing with a serious illness.  Addiction Read More

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How to Deal with Your Emotional Health When You’re In Early Recovery

Your emotional health and well-being is vital for sustainable joy.  One of the most frustrating components of beginning your recovery from drugs and/or alcohol, may be the both unfamiliar and uncomfortable feeling of dealing with, Read More

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Overcoming Social Anxiety In Recovery

The process of overcoming social anxiety during your recovery from drugs and alcohol can easily involve feelings of discomfort.  Feelings of inadequacy should practically be expected early on.  The substances have been removed from your life; Read More

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Having A Fun Sober Life When You’re In Recovery

Living a sober life with much effort being exerted in your regular routine for work, daily stresses, and a constant on-the-go mentality, being able to let loose by having some fun is essential for your Read More

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Stories Of Hope: Road To Recovery From Addiction

Millions of people are not only getting clean and sober, but are living in long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol. Let’s take a moment to look as some of these spotlight celebs who are on Read More

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How To Deal With Negative People In 10 Simple Steps

Negative people are never easy to be around, and they may even be hard to deal with and endure. Have you ever been talking with someone, and you feel like you’re just being completely drained from Read More

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Signs and Characteristics Of Manipulative Behavior

Manipulative behavior, or the attempt to influence the behavior or emotions of others for one’s own personal purposes, is quite common, especially among addicts and alcoholics. As humans (or those suffering with the disease of Read More

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