Transcend Recovery Community https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com Sober Living Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills & New York Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:42:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/trc-favicon-150x150.jpg Transcend Recovery Community https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com 32 32 130875425 How To Tell If Your Drinking Is Becoming a Problem https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/how-your-drinking-becoming-problem/ Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:42:19 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8863 A majority of Americans have consumed alcohol, and a plurality do so on a regular basis. It’s a cliché at this point: alcohol, when consumed responsibly, is not necessarily harmful. But there’s often a very fine line between socially acceptable drinking, and a serious health risk. Alcohol is, for all intents and purposes, a poison. […]

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Is a Sober Living Community Necessary? https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/sober-living-community-necessary/ Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:24:34 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8859 A sober living community often helps people become more comfortable with their sobriety without the threat of relapse. Because these communities have no real limit on how long a tenant can stay – so long as they respect the rules – it doesn’t matter how long it takes someone to get set up. But does […]

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How Much Does My Addiction Cost? https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/how-much-addiction-cost/ Tue, 13 Aug 2019 20:31:31 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8850 Drug use is not cheap – far from it, in fact. One of the reasons drug addiction is so ruinous is because getting addicted is often tantamount to financial suicide, even for the well-off. Without meticulous financial planning, it’s easy to blow the majority of your money on a habit you cannot control, and cannot […]

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What If I Try to Quit but Can’t? Don’t Fear Failure https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/cant-quit-dont-fear-failure/ Wed, 07 Aug 2019 10:41:57 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8838 The most effective treatment for addiction is time. It takes time to heal from the effects of drug dependence. It takes time for the effects of therapy to settle properly. It takes time for the lessons and treatments applied in rehab to truly stick. And within said time, trying not to relapse can be one […]

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Don’t Let Peer Pressure Impact Your Sobriety https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/peer-pressure-impact-sobriety/ Tue, 06 Aug 2019 22:07:44 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8833 Humans are social animals, for better and for worse. While we’d like to think that our behavior is largely dictated by our own wants and desires, the truth is often much more complex, and far less in favor of self-determinism – much of what we do is pre-programmed, especially when it involves groups. Whenever we’re […]

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Why Should You Choose A Women’s Sober Living Home? https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/why-choose-womens-sober-living/ Fri, 02 Aug 2019 19:13:01 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8830 When it comes to addiction – from epidemiology to treatment – gender matters. The facts show that men and women get addicted differently, to different drugs, at different rates, and for different reasons. This translates into having a direct effect on treatment, where women and men respond differently to certain circumstances and approaches. As the […]

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Finding A Purpose in Your Sober Life https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/finding-purpose-in-sober-life/ Tue, 30 Jul 2019 22:22:40 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8825 It may be an understatement to say that an addiction can leave a void in someone’s life. When going sober, one of the greatest challenges is figuring out what to do next – and not being paralyzed by the sheer choice of it all. In many cases, people do one of two things: get stuck, […]

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Finding the Will to Overcome Addiction https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/finding-will-to-overcome-addiction/ Thu, 25 Jul 2019 18:51:52 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8822 Identified as a brain disease, addiction is much more than a moral failing or an issue of personal responsibility. As we understand more about how this condition affects the brain and continues to affect a person long after the habit has stopped, it’s becoming clear that combating addiction requires an understanding that this is a […]

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Handling Family During Recovery https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/handling-family-during-recovery/ Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:51:47 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8817 Drug addiction is an illness that affects a sizeable portion of the adult population, making it no surprise that nearly half of Americans have either a close friend or family member who is or has been addicted to drugs. More than an illness based on choice, addiction is an illness of chance, not something to […]

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Is It Possible to Find a Luxury Setting for Sober Living & Recovery? https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/luxury-setting-sober-living-recovery/ Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:36:06 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8814 When most people think about drug recovery and sober living, thoughts of luxury are very unlikely to enter their minds. We think of drug addiction treatment of something gritty and unpleasant, as individuals spend hours locked in dingy rooms desperately battling their own demons while taking a series of pills to combat the nausea and […]

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