Transcend Recovery Community https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com Sober Living Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills & New York Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:25:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.2 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/trc-favicon-150x150.jpg Transcend Recovery Community https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com 32 32 130875425 Why Your Drinking Problem Doesn’t Affect Only You https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/your-drinking-affects-others/ Tue, 17 Sep 2019 19:25:59 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8923 At first, alcohol is fun, and there’s no doubt about that. For as long as we can remember, we’ve had ties to alcohol, and we’ve come up with countless ways to brew and prepare it. But it’s still a poison to the human body and, in the end of the day, not at all good […]

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The Most Common Excuses Used to Avoid Recovery https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/common-excuses-to-avoid-recovery/ Thu, 12 Sep 2019 21:36:49 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8920 Addiction recovery is not easy. Many struggle for months before they are at peace with their recovery. Some go for years. But while treatment can feel ineffective or long-winded, the reality is different. Addiction treatment is effective – but few people opt to go through with it. When forced, addiction treatment rarely sticks – but […]

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Good Mental Health is the Basis of Sobriety https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/good-mental-health-is-basis-of-sobriety/ Tue, 10 Sep 2019 20:25:54 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8910 The brain reacts to addictive drugs. The reason these drugs are so dangerous is because a percentage of people who take them can’t stop. That doesn’t mean all people who take them can’t stop – as most studies and statistics will tell you, the number of people who have used or are using addictive drugs […]

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Complications from Having Both a Drug and Alcohol Addiction https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/complications-from-drug-and-alcohol/ Thu, 05 Sep 2019 19:33:04 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8907 While alcohol is a drug, its ubiquity, legality, and nature as a ‘social lubricant’ often sets it apart from other substances, yet we often forget how dangerous alcohol is – especially in conjunction with other drugs. While alcohol is one of the more commonly abused drugs in the country, many who abuse it also use […]

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Comfort is Important in a Sober Living Home https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/comfort-is-important-sober-living-home/ Tue, 03 Sep 2019 20:03:32 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8896 Some people might look down at the high standard of living typically expected from sober homes and recovery centers, but there’s a reason these facilities strive to be modern and comfortable. Recovery is not meant to be a spartan effort, and it is both inefficient and ineffective to try and treat someone by confining them […]

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Why Is Quitting Drugs/Alcohol So Difficult? https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/why-quitting-drugs-alcohol-difficult/ Thu, 29 Aug 2019 16:50:14 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8889 It starts with a drink, or one hit, or just a one-time thing. Sometimes it’s under pressure from others, sometimes it’s because you feel like you just need it right now. Other times, it’s because it’s the thing to do and you never thought about doing it differently. It’s always a slippery slope. Every year, […]

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The Trick to Staying Motivated in Sobriety https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/trick-to-staying-motivated-in-sobriety/ Tue, 27 Aug 2019 19:43:27 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8883 Most people who choose to get sober have some sort of motivation driving them to do so. They might feel that their addiction is becoming an existential threat, and they begin to realize their mortality. Or they suddenly realize how the damage they’ve been doing to themselves and others has come to hurt not only […]

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Quitting Isn’t the End of Fun – It’s the Beginning! https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/quitting-isnt-end-fun-its-beginning/ Thu, 22 Aug 2019 18:15:00 +0000 https://transcendrecoverycommunity.com/?p=8875 It’s becoming increasingly hip to go sober. Today’s generation tends to teetotal far more than the last one, and more are drinking less, and that’s a trend that’s been on the rise since the 90s came and went. With that, the world has become increasingly tolerant of sobriety, to the point of accommodating and welcoming […]

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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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