Picking Up The Pieces of Your Life In Recovery

Picking up the pieces of your life

The Betty Ford Institute defines recovery as “a voluntarily maintained lifestyle composed characterized by sobriety, personal health, and citizenship.” Sobriety refers to the act of refraining from using substances which are not prescribed to you by a doctor. Personal health refers to taking care of your mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. Citizenship refers to the […]

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How To Stay Sober Through Hard Times

Staying Sober Through The Hard Times

It is fairly easy to stay on track with our goals while we are feeling good, and easy to stay sober while life is going exactly how we’ve planned it. The thing about life, though, is that it rarely unfolds in a perfect way. Days and years are spent doing things we’d rather not do. […]

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4 Ways Being A Drunk Can Ruin Your Life

4 Ways Being A Drunk Can Ruin Your Life

When it comes to alcohol, there are more downsides to it than there are upsides. The temporary mental relief that drinking alcohol excessively provides can be seriously offset by the quality of life that it takes away. The following are just a handful of the ways that alcoholism can ruin your life. The level of […]

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How To Stay Sober On New Years Eve

How To Stay Sober On New Year's Eve

The party atmosphere on New Year’s Eve comes from bidding the past year goodbye, while looking forward to the adventures of the next year to come. For a person in recovery, that past year may have consisted of struggles with substance abuse and addiction. After battling those habits to get where you are now, you […]

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How Long Should I Stay In Sober Living?

How Long Should I stay In Sober Living

The concept of a sober living home originated in California, and the amount of options and locations which are available in other states have continued to grow since that time. The justification behind the existence of this type of support involves the idea that environmental exposure and social connection are leading factors in success – […]

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