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20 06, 2017

How Do I Know if I’m Really an Addict?

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

“Life is a series of baby steps along the way and if you add up these tiny little steps you take toward your goal, whatever it is, whether it’s giving up something, a terrible addiction or trying to work your way through an illness. When you total up those baby steps you’d be amazed over

16 06, 2017

Powerful Tips for Avoiding Relapse

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

If you have recently started (or you are thinking about starting) recovery from addiction, you are understandably looking for the most powerful tips for avoiding relapse during this recovery process. The reality of addiction is that at least half of those who enter recovery will relapse at some point. This means that they will fall

8 06, 2017

How to Help A Sibling Struggling With Addiction

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Having a sibling with addiction is one of the most heart-rendering things you can go through. In fact, watching any loved one go through addiction is unspeakably difficult. You can see the problem, you know something has to be done, but you feel powerless to actually help. This is something of a mirror image to

22 01, 2016

6 Surprising Famous People Who Are in Recovery

January 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Substance abuse, whether in the form of drug addiction or alcoholism, is a disease that affects everyone – even celebrities. Despite the trappings of fame, they have the same genetic predispositions, painful traumas, insecurities, and anxieties as the rest of us. Some people would even argue that their notoriety and wealth makes it even easier

22 01, 2016

3 Years Post Sobriety: My Life in Recovery

January 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

"Achieving true sobriety goes beyond abstinence. It's also about healing your soul, apologizing for damage you did others, and seeking forgiveness." ~ Lou Gramm, Jukebox Hero: My Five Decades in Rock 'n Roll There was a time where if you put it in front of me, I drink it, smoked it, snorted it, or swallowed

15 12, 2015

10 Recovery Sayings to Inspire You

December 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Recovering from an alcohol or drug addiction is not easy. Often, the disease of addiction has worn a person down to the point that they may have almost no confidence in themselves and their ability to face the challenges and roadblocks along their path back to sobriety. Words of Wisdom Are Welcomed by People in

18 11, 2015

8 Positive Things People in Recovery Do Every Day

November 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Eight Positive Things People in Recovery Do Every Day "You can't make yourself feel positive, but you can choose how to act, and if you choose right, it builds your confidence." ~Julien Smith, The Flinch One of the first things people in recovery from alcoholism or substance abuse is that addiction is a disease –

31 08, 2015

Facing Your Feelings Sober

August 31st, 2015|1 Comment

  "I gave myself permission to feel and experience all of my emotions. In order to do that, I had to stop being afraid to feel. In order to do that, I taught myself to believe that no matter what I felt or what happened when I felt it, I would be okay." ~Iyanla Vanzant,

13 04, 2015

More Than Just an Apology: Making Amends

April 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Making Amends The eighth step in any 12 Step Program is all about making amends to those we’ve hurt. The path of addiction is a treacherous one, and more often than not, addicts leave a lot of “casualties” in their wake. Many friendships are torn or even lost altogether. Some families are split apart or

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