The Holidays can be a challenging time when in addiction recovery. Find 19 useful ideas to help you maintain your sobriety during the season…and the year to come!
Boredom is challenging! This article provides 5 TIPS on dealing with boredom in addiction recovery that commonly occur shortly after treatment.
Can old friends be good sober friends? Sometimes! Learn which friendships are toxic and should be avoided; and which ones you should nurture and can help your recovery. More here.
Looking a way to face reality, people in addiction recovery may find themselves feeling depressed. Here, we review some some ways to cope with depression:
Is the “no intimate relationships during the first year of sobriety” suggestion important to follow? Here, we explain why dating and starting new relationships in early recovery is not recommended.
Aftercare is important to help recovering addicts stay sober. In fact, having a program in place after formal treatment can help prevent relapse when treatment end. Learn more, here.
You’re sober! Now what? Here are three (3) really good suggestions for how you can optimize your life in addiction recovery.
Food: the final frontier in addiction recovery? Or something vital to be addressed during treatment. Expert David Wiss, MS, RDN shares with us optimal and suboptimal eating habits here. Then, he offers us a treatment plan alternative! More on healthy eating is just a click away.
How can we heal ourselves in the present moment? By understanding and practising a few daily tasks every 24 hours. More here on the meaning of One-Day-At-A-Time, with a section for your questions at the end.
A discussion of the transformation that occurs when you apply Twelve Step Programs honestly to your life. More on how effective The 12 Steps can be here.