relapse prevention

July 18, 2017
Why Can’t I Have Just One Drink?

Why Can’t I Have Just One Drink?

“Most of us have been unwilling to admit we were real alcoholics,” reads “The Big Book” of Alcoholics Anonymous in the chapter titled “More About Alcoholism”. “No person likes to think he is bodily and […]
July 5, 2017
mindfulness is a scam

3 Reasons Why You Probably Think Mindfulness Is A Scam

Mindfulness is not a scam, as numerous scientific studies have revealed. Practicing mindfulness is becoming an evidence based form of treatment for recovery from addiction, alcoholism, and secondary mental health issues, which for many people […]
June 12, 2017
avoid relapse

What Prevents A Relapse?

Relapse prevention is many things from therapy to lifestyle changes. Ultimately, relapse prevention is being empowered in recovery to make healthy decisions which promote sobriety.   Knowing Your Triggers We will never live in a […]
June 9, 2017
chronic relapse

So You Just Relapsed (Again). Now What?

Chronic relapse happens. Falling into the cycle of chronic relapse isn’t a sign of weakness, failure, or some great sign from the universe that you aren’t meant to be sober. Everyone is capable of sobriety. […]
May 9, 2017

4 Questions You Ask Yourself When You Think Your Loved One Is Addicted To Drugs

Addiction is either out in the open or hidden away. Discovering a loved one’s addiction can be scary and unsettling. Will I Know For Certain If They Are Addicted? There are many obvious and less […]
April 28, 2017

Forgiveness is for You, Not for Them

Take all of your resentments, judgments, assumptions, and anger, then cast them into a net. Resolving yourself to finally let all of it go you cast it into a roaring river. Not caring about the […]
April 4, 2017

10 Warning Signs Of Obsessive Thinking

Relapse is a process. Relapse is also a choice. Obsessive thinking about relapse can cause the brain to react in such a way that it causes the brain to lose its ability to choose sobriety, […]
February 3, 2017

3 Important Things You Should Do Before A Relapse

Relapse is a part of many people’s stories. If you are getting sober for the first time and thinking about relapse, know relapse does not have to be part of your story. There’s never a […]
July 22, 2016
sober is the new drunk

Sober is the New Drunk

Joseph Livesey founded the Preston Temperance Society in 1833. Authoring a text called The Pledge, he wrote that for members of the temperance movement, “We agree to abstain from all liquors of an intoxicating quality […]