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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Sober Life This Weekend!

The end of another week is here! Hopefully it was a good, productive week both in your recovery and in other facets of your life. If it wasn’t, and you found yourself struggling to stay committed to sobriety this week that’s okay, too- we all have difficult days. Just because...

5 Reasons to Focus on Gratitude

If you were asked ‘what are you grateful for today?’ what would your answer be? Something generic that you didn’t put any thought into, most likely. While, yes, waking up each morning is always something to be grateful for- as are your family members and friends. But putting real thought...

Drug Abuse, Crime, and Underserved Communities

I was about 8 or 9 years old when I first realized the man who stood at the end of my street was a drug dealer. I remember being warned to stay away from him and never, ever talk to him. Throughout my childhood I’d seen the many ways drug...

Want to Share Your Recovery Story? Here’s How!

Sharing your recovery story can be an incredibly enlightening and empowering experience. Recounting the path so far helps keep things in perspective and show you how far you’ve come. Being willing to share your recovery story also benefits others on this life long journey: we learn valuable lessons from the...

3 Easy, Dopamine- Boosting Smoothie Recipes

Protecting your mental health throughout your recovery journey is a necessary for long term sobriety. We’ve covered self-care and the importance of actively participating in therapy, which help to address your mental health on the external level, but what about internally? Yes, there are natural alternatives to medication that can...

5 Things You Should Know About Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders

Double the trouble, double the stigma: being diagnosed with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders can make recovery feel impossible. The reality is that co-occurring mental health disorders are more common in the recovery community than we think. In fact, there’s a lot you need to know- let’s start...

Getting Through Your First 24 Hours Sober

There’s a lot of critical moments in the first year of your recovery journey. Two of the most critical happen right away: Your first 24 hours sober and your first week after leaving treatment. How you respond in these crucial moments is the difference between staying steady on the sober...

People in Recovery are Tired of Hearing These 5 Things

There’s no shame in being in recovery. Wearing the badge of sobriety marks you as a survivor- and more than that, a warrior fighting a battle that many before you have not survived. It is something people in recovery should be proud of, something to celebrate. While some dark and unsavory...

5 Free Addiction Recovery eBooks You Need to Read Right Now!

The more you know about addiction, sobriety, and the recovery process, the better. While personal experience is the most intimate teacher when it comes to substance abuse disorders, it can also be bias and misleading; we think we are alone when millions of others have or are experiencing the same...

5 Tips for Dealing with Toxic People

It’s an unfortunate truth of life that not everyone is a good person. Through life you’re bound to run into some less than savory characters- people who are toxic. In recovery from drug or alcohol abuse, the drama and stress of dealing with toxic people can be triggering, leading to...

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