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Meditation for Addiction Recovery: a How-To Guide

Meditation for addiction recovery is a powerful tool for controlling your response to urges and cravings. Getting in touch with your body on a more intimate level helps you become more aware of the changes which can predict the onset of cravings. It can be hard to know where to...

How-To Guide to Ditching Alcohol at Parties

The holiday season is upon us! While Christmas is over, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa celebrations are still underway and New Years is in just a few days. What does all of that mean? An abundance of alcohol and temptation. Because of this, people in recovery for alcohol abuse disorders may struggle...

DIY Spa Treatments for Recovery

We know that the holiday season isn’t all sunshine and smiles for everyone. Stress, anxiety, and depression can be at an all time high during this time of year. That’s why it’s more important than ever to be mindful of your recovery journey and to take care of yourself. Self-care...

15 DIY Therapeutic Craft Projects!

It’s the season for giving, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take some time to tend to ourselves, right? In fact, it’s vital that we do- especially for those in early recovery. Taking care of yourself enables you to be in a position to take care of others. Don’t run...

Forgiveness: How to Accept Apologies You Never Receive

When it comes to emotional healing, forgiveness is the first step: regardless of if you are the one needing forgiveness or the one who must forgive. Asking for forgiveness can be difficult, giving it even more so. However, we can’t truly move forward with our futures without letting go of...

9 Things to Protect in a Sober Relationship

We’ve touched on the topic of dating and relationships while in recovery before: some believe a good relationship can aid your recovery, while others urge focusing on yourself without a partner. While I tend to believe each case is unique and should be treated as such, there are a few...

Perfect Your Aftercare Plan in 3 Easy Steps!

Throughout your time in rehab you learn the tools and coping mechanisms necessary to maintain your sobriety and thrive without the crutch of drugs or alcohol. In the controlled atmosphere of inpatient care, the focus is drawn inward, on self-care and internal healing. But just as most people deal with...

December Observations for Substance Abuse

2016 is drawing to a close to the relief of some and the anxiety of others. Given the high tension atmosphere of the country right now, it’s important to take the time (and a breath) and keep the important things in perspective. December is an important time of year: it’s...

7 Ways to Help Your Loved One Through Rehab

Here at Harbor Village we receive a lot of questions from concerned family members and friends looking for ways to help their loved ones overcome substance abuse and addiction. While it remains true that you can’t force sobriety on anyone, there are things you can do to help encourage recovery...

Using Instagram to Boost Your Recovery!

I’ve touched on this before, but I really do believe that social media has the potential to be a powerful tool for addiction recovery. Social media brings together people who otherwise would never meet or know each other’s love and support. While it is wonderful that some people have strong...

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