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Goal Setting in Recovery

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Recovery is a path, with plenty of milestones along the way. These milestones are inspiring turning points that keep us going in the right direction and they’re an essential part of our recovery. But how do we get to these places of victory? Setting, Reaching, and Celebrating Milestones Milestones are actually the goals that are […]

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Putting our Recovery First

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Most of us alcoholics and addicts find our lives in shambles by the time we are ready to make a change; in fact, the circumstances generated by our addiction are generally what motivate us to seek recovery. Then there are those whose lives are pretty much still in order—on the surface—but whose emotional bottoms are […]

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Building a Sober Support Network

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It’s a long road back from addiction. The drug of choice can be alcohol, street or prescription drugs, or addictive gambling, spending, or eating. Although the faces of addiction are many, one outcome remains the same: everyone in recovery needs the support of others. And these “others” need to be personally familiar with what it […]

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Coping Skills in Recovery

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Life today is filled with many different challenges, conflict, loss, pain, and stress. It doesn’t matter who we are, nobody goes through life untouched. Along with these things, some people also experience significant trauma, whether it is a childhood of abuse, tragic loss of a parent, or some other kind of severe traumatic experience. Regardless […]

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Activities in Recovery

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Addiction tends to focus and narrow the lives of those who suffer with it. As drugs and alcohol become more important to users, relationships and other activities that were once enjoyed drop away. One significant recovery task is to discover ways to stay occupied and enjoy life without the use of addictive substances. People in […]