July 14, 2017
avoiding treatment

5 Excuses You’re Using For Avoiding Treatment

Addiction Treatment is a commitment to a lifestyle change which doesn’t include drugs and alcohol anymore. It’s a daunting choice but can be a matter of life or death. If you’re avoiding treatment, these are […]
July 13, 2017
relapse in recovery

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 […]
July 4, 2017
Celebrating Fourth Of July Sober

Celebrating Fourth of July Sober

Nothing says you can’t enjoy the traditions of the fourth of July just because you aren’t drinking. You can invite all your sober friends over and have a picnic excursion to your favorite beach, park, […]
June 28, 2017
true self in recovery

5 Signs You’re Becoming Your True Self Through Recovery

A new happiness, a new freedom, comprehending the word ‘serenity’ and more. The promises of recovery are real and they’re coming true for you as you become your true self.   You Don’t Have Time […]
June 27, 2017
talking about addiction

4 Things To Say When You Don’t Feel Like You Can Say Anything

Communication is hard for everyone, not just addicts and alcoholics in recovery. Like all human beings, we have a need to be heard, acknowledged, and understood. Unfortunately, we aren’t always in situations where it would […]
June 13, 2017
assess your recovery

How To Take An Inventory Of Your Recovery

Well, you’re sober. Isn’t that enough? You went through treatment, you go to aftercare, you see your therapist. You got a job, you have money in your pocket, you even have your own place to […]
June 8, 2017
expectations in recovery

Expectations Are A Drag When They Hold You Back

Expectations in recovery are said to be a shortcut to disappointment. Disappointment is usually the last stop before resentment. Resentments are dangerous for addicts and alcoholics. Though the addicted brain becomes hardwired to prefer pleasurable […]
June 7, 2017
break a habit

Habits Are Everywhere; Once You See Them, They Can Change

A habit is defined as “a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially on that is hard to give up”. Habits are hard to break, which is why there are endless amounts of money being […]
June 6, 2017
addiction recovery

When You Have Recovery, You Have Everything

Addiction takes away everything. Even in those who believe themselves to be “high functioning”, meaning their lives haven’t fallen apart in the stereotyped way addiction is believed to have an effect, feel everything slipping away. […]