March 22, 2017
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Stop Daydreaming During Treatment And Therapy

There’s probably a thousand different places you would rather be right now than in a therapy session during treatment. You are so uncomfortable. You are done listening to what all these therapists have to say. […]
February 28, 2017
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Are Halfway Houses Helpful?

The National Institute Of Mental Health conducted an in depth research study investigating the effectiveness of both halfway houses and sober living homes. They found that the “retention of residents in the sober living houses […]
February 13, 2017
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Should You Talk About Your Sobriety?

Today’s world is undergoing a changing opinion about addiction. Before now, there has been an immense amount of shame placed upon the addict or the alcoholic. When Alcoholics Anonymous was founded it chose its anonymity […]
February 2, 2017
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Why Can’t I Get Sober? 4 Self-Defeating Thoughts

Maybe you’ve made it a couple of weeks or maybe you’ve only stayed sober a couple of hours. You know you’re trying but you can’t figure out how to get through that initial phase. Check […]
January 24, 2017

Signs Of Success In Recovery

You’re Quiet You used to be the loudmouth all the time. Saying the wrong thing at the wrong time was your speciality. Without much consideration toward others or their feelings, you were an open book […]
December 7, 2016
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Breaking Up With Drugs And Alcohol Is Hard To Do

Addiction and alcoholism was the best relationship we ever had. Sure, it wasn’t always healthy, but it was always good. Our drink of choice or our drug of choice was always available to us. When […]
August 15, 2016
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Back to School, Back to School…

Going back to school is full of challenges that have to be met with mindful self-compassion, organization, and creativity. Prioritizing our time, scheduling our time, and devoting time to class attendance and study can quickly […]
July 22, 2016
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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 […]
July 14, 2016
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How to Stay Sober in a Drinking Town

Drinking is everywhere. Highly populated areas, urban areas, and college town areas are likely to have more bars per capita than any other type of area. Escaping drinking is a difficult task, if going out […]