Recovery & Life After Treatment

The latest news and information on drug and alcohol addiction recovery and life after treatment.

August 17, 2017
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Yoga And Meditation Doesn’t Just Change You, It Changes Your Genes

Inflammation is bad for you. We experience inflammation in obvious and not obvious ways. When our joints get achy, our stomach gets bloated, our face feels a little bit inflamed, we are inflamed somewhere in […]
August 16, 2017
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It’s Okay, Dating Gives A Lot Of People Anxiety

Dating is an overwhelming, frustrating, and exhausting experience sometimes. When you live with anxiety and you’re in recovery from addiction, dating can seem especially tedious. Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Dating triggers anxiety obsession Did […]
August 11, 2017
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Going Back To Work In Recovery: Making Work Recovery-Friendly

It’s one of the gifts of recovery. Going back to work is something everyone is eventually prepared to do in their recovery. While some people dive back into the workforce, others start with a part […]
August 10, 2017
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Two Benefits Of Practicing Humility (True Humility)

Humility is a word we don’t like much when we first get sober. We hear our sponsors say it, our therapists say it, our mentors say it. Have humility. Be grateful. Be humble. As Kendrick […]
August 9, 2017

When People Troll Your Posts About Recovery And Sobriety

*Insert eye roll emoji here* You’re not doing anything wrong. Sure there’s some old theories about anonymity when it comes to your recovery. You’re not pushing sobriety or a spiritual lifestyle onto anyone. When you […]
August 8, 2017
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Simple Reminders For Adulting Successfully (And Peacefully)

Adulting is hard, there’s no two ways about it. Most often, we’re making it harder on ourselves by not taking care of ourselves the right way. We sweat too much of the small stuff and […]
July 20, 2017
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Millennials are Obsessed with Self-Care and It’s a Good Thing

The millennial generation has been criticized for many things. They take too many selfies, for example, they still live at home with their parents, and they’re not as interested in having children but they’re in […]
July 17, 2017
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Rewards You Reap When You Quit Drugs and Alcohol

There are many benefits to quitting drugs and alcohol. Recovery is a lifestyle and its one worth living.  Let’s look at just a few of the rewards you reap when you quit drugs and alcohol. […]
July 13, 2017
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5 Things You Didn’t Realize You Gained From Relapsing

Relapse, and anything we consider to be a “mistake” happens for a reason. We have an opportunity to learn from everything we do, whether it was the “right” thing or not. Relapse can be one […]