The Benefits of Meditation in Recovery

Meditation in Recovery Addicts in recovery often find themselves struggling to find an outlet for handling raw emotions and challenges of everyday life in early sobriety. Newcomers in sobriety often experience unfamiliar and uncomfortable emotions such as stress and anxiety while they begin their recovery program. When the addict’s mind wanders from the present, it…

Dating in Recovery

Recovery teaches us how to have loving and honest romantic relationships, but there are reasons for why newcomers in sobriety are advised not to begin dating right away. Many begin their path to sobriety with complicated aftermath of work life, family and relationship issues. It is common to enter recovery with heartbreak, a pending divorce…

Back to School Sobriety Style

Sobriety opens up doors for previously missed opportunities and allows a second chance to accomplish former and new goals. For many, this involves returning to or starting college. No matter your age, you can always pick up where you left off in school or to begin a path toward a college degree. This is a…

Rebuilding the Family in Early Recovery

Whether it’s your spouse or a different family member in recovery, addiction generally affects your entire family unit with a ripple effect. Side effects from the disease often involve broken trust, boundaries that are constantly overstepped and feeling helpless. If a loved one is in treatment, chances are your family is going to experience a…

The Value of Setting Boundaries in Recovery

A close relationship with an addict can mean that boundaries are crossed again and again. A person suffering from addiction can develop uncharacteristic behavior that leads to volatile and unhealthy relationships with those close to them. This often involves co-dependent dynamics, where family members believe that they can prevent the addict from using again by…

Sober Activities in Los Angeles

When drugs and alcohol are removed from an addict’s life, gaps are left in former routines– leaving room to switch up activities and restructure one’s schedule. This leads many to wonder what to do with their time and how to enjoy activities they previously participated in while under the influence. Here’s the good news for…

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