Monday December 22nd 2014

relationships in recovery

Dealing with the holiday "blues" in 12 step programs

Dealing with the holiday “blues” in 12 step programs

If you’re in a 12 step program and are practising its principles, how can you cope with triggers of depression during the holidays? Fran Simone has some ideas here.

1 Holiday recovery guide: The five W's for a serene season

Holiday recovery guide: The five W’s for a serene season

It’s hard to live up to the ideal of the idyllic family holiday atmosphere, especially for individuals and families who deal with substance dependence or addiction. How to survive? No pressure! Just read these 5 steps to help you choose your experiences during the holidays.

The tools of codependence recovery

The tools of codependence recovery

“I didn’t cause it, can’t control it, and can’t cure it.” How can you employ the three C’s of recovery into your every day life? How to use the tools of codependence recovery here.

Finding people in addiction recovery: INTERVIEW with Sober Grid

Finding people in addiction recovery: INTERVIEW with Sober Grid

Can you imagine having a community where sober people meet? There is an APP for that! More here on finding people in the program… almost immediately.

How to cope with addiction: 5 steps for surviving a lifequake

How to cope with addiction: 5 steps for surviving a lifequake

How can you survive and thrive in addiction recovery? Here, you’ll find 5 principles to encourage you to reach out and get help, from Dr. Howard Samuels.

Addiction recovery and romantic relationships

Addiction recovery and romantic relationships

How can you choose a mate from a place of sanity in addiction recovery? We explore here.

Addicts living at home: Are you hurting your kids?

Addicts living at home: Are you hurting your kids?

If you are in a relationship with an addict (or are an addict yourself) and children are involved, you may need to deal with consequences into the next generation. Six (6) things you can do for a child living in an addicted home here.

1 Co-addiction meets codependency

Co-addiction meets codependency

When a person supports, enables, becomes addicted to, and/or loves an addict, they are making a choice on a subconscious level. They are choosing to invest their life and well-being into someone else’s. This is where co-addiction meets codependency. More here.

1 Holiday tips for people in recovery

Holiday tips for people in recovery

Need some help through the holidays? You’re not alone. Here we offer you 7 spiritual tips for staying sane (and sober) through the holidays. For people in recovery…and beyond!

Co-addiction in relationship: Turning fear into self-confidence

Co-addiction in relationship: Turning fear into self-confidence

How can you get out of a co-addictive relationship? More on how to change your thought processes and change your life here.

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