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  • Being Grateful Making Gratitude List Helps Alcohol Addiction Recovery

How Gratitude Lists Help Alcohol Addiction Recovery

By |August 4th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to addiction recovery, there are innumerable things to be grateful for. At the top of list, of course is sobriety. Getting sober is no small feat, and staying sober (at least ...

  • Preventing Relapse at Sporting Events

Relapse Prevention – Dealing With Highly Triggered Areas: Sporting Events

By |February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Being new to addiction recovery can be challenging for a variety of reasons. You’re learning how to have fun without the use of drugs and alcohol, you’re beginning on a major journey of self-discovery ...

  • Telling Friends About Your Addiction and Recovery

How to Tell Friends You’re in Addiction Recovery

By |January 27th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Telling those close to you that you’re in addiction recovery can be rather intimidating. While you have probably heard that admitting your addiction is the first step towards recovery, admitting your addiction to yourself can ...

What Is Powerlessness? Step One of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous

By |July 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“We admitted that we were powerless over our addiction, that our lives had become unmanageable.” That’s Step 1 of the 12-Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, and as anyone who is active in the 12-Step community ...

Eradicating the Shame of Addiction

By |February 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

September was National Recovery Month. We observed Mental Illness Awareness Week at the beginning of October. Yesterday, we recognized World Mental Health Day. These three observances have some overall objectives, many of which overlap: Raising awareness about mental ...

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