Moving Beyond Co-Dependent Relationships

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Being in a relationship with other people always involves some give-and-take, some times of making sacrifices, and times of taking care of each other. This willingness to help somebody else and care about their needs is an essential part of any healthy relationship. However, this positive trait can become harmful if one person takes it […]

Cultivating a Positive Body Image

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We live in a society where it can sometimes feel hard to love ourselves and our bodies. Media often shows photoshopped images of supermodels’ “perfect” bodies, alongside a flood of subtle negative comments reflecting assumptions that you have to look a certain way. Many people struggle with scrutinizing parts of their bodies, feeling deeply dissatisfied […]

Alternatives to Self Medicating Panic Disorders

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Occasionally feeling worried, stressed, or anxious is a normal part of being human. Before taking a test, facing a problem at work, or making a choice that seems to have serious consequences, it can be natural to feel a sense of worry or fear. Serious anxiety and panic disorders are much more severe, longer-lasting, and […]

Handling Your Fear in Recovery

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People who have suffered from addiction may have many fears and misgivings about becoming sober. There is a wide range of fears that people deal with day to day and at times those fears can build up and become an obstacle to personal growth. Worries and fears can take over the mind and prevent people […]

Sober Dance Parties Rising In Popularity

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The sober clubbing movement has swept the globe as a healthy alternative to partying for those who choose to do so without drugs or alcohol. These so-called sober dance parties are taking place in venues and clubs in several major cities. The idea behind the movement is to take away all the negative elements associated […]

Pain Management That Avoids Addiction

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A 2014 report by the World Health Organization found that opioid overdoses cause almost 70,000 deaths per year worldwide. While prescription painkillers such as Vicodin and Oxycontin have been tremendously helpful for many people in chronic pain, these drugs also carry tremendous danger for abuse and addiction. Living with severe chronic pain can make every […]

5 Tips for Dealing with Insomnia in Recovery

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One thing that is very important, yet often hard to come by for people in addiction recovery is a good night’s sleep. Addiction can disrupt your body’s circadian rhythms and lead to dependence on a specific substance to help you fall asleep. Without the usual nightcap, people in recovery can struggle with insomnia for weeks […]

5 Morning Routines To Help You Stay Sober

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Recovery is an opportunity to rebuild your life. It’s not had to see how the thought of this can feel overwhelming, since there’s so much that you need to change. The key is to focus on doing one thing at a time. The urges to use your substance of choice aren’t going to go away […]

What Is Emotional Sobriety?

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The ability to handle one’s emotions is an important part of leading a balanced life, and making progress in recovery. A person with a lack of emotional maturity will find themselves facing one difficulty after another, especially when it comes to relationships, self awareness, and other significant areas of adult life. Many people who have […]

 
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