Depression is common in recovery and in life. For dealing with depression, we offer three (3) simple self-help activities that can help.
Which came first: lousy self esteem or addiction? Learn how to build a healthy sense of self after you stop drinking or drugging here.
If your heart is broken, you can help yourself feel better. Not through revenge, but forgiveness. Getting over a broken heart is based on your willingness to forgive. Learn why dealing with the pains of life is essential to a healthy recovery here.
Staying clean and sober: 5 things you can do in a crisis. Learn how to deal with a crisis and remain clean and sober here.
Making amends is one key to recovery. But learning how to forgive might be even more important. More on learning forgiveness for successful addiction recovery here.
Is it wrong to be selfish when you’re newly clean and sober? Yes. And no. We review both sides of the argument for and against selfishness in addiction recovery here.
Halfway houses can help get you clean and sober – or they can trigger a relapse. Learn the five (5) things that any half way house or 3/4 recovery house should have in place to support addiction recovery.
Unresolved pain, anger or fear can trigger drug addiction or alcoholism. But there are options other than drugs or alcohol to cope with life’s disappointments. Top 3 healthy coping mechanisms – learn from one woman’s experience here.
What 3 things to you need to have to overcome any addiction? Willingness. Honesty. Courage. Get prepared here.
“The God Factor” is offered to everyone in addiction recovery, but it is not chosen by everyone. You must make up your own mind whether or not the spiritual part of recovery is for you. More here on how faith in God can help heal the greatest pains that addiction helps cover up.