How to Recognize Triggers and Subsequent Warning Signs of Relapse

How to Recognize Triggers and Subsequent Warning Signs of Relapse

Warning signs of relapse are always important to pay attention to if you or a friend is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction. Stressful events, such as the 2020-2021 pandemic, can be especially triggering to those who seek comfort in their addictions.

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5 Beautiful Reasons to Stay Sober No Matter What

5 Beautiful Reasons to Stay Sober No Matter What

When you're going through sobriety, it can feel like you're all alone. None of your friends or family seem to understand how powerful your cravings are or the mental battles you must endure every day.

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How Tai-Chi Can Help You Resist Temptations to Drink

How Tai-Chi Can Help You Resist Temptations to Drink

If a solid half of people struggle in their first year of recovery, it's important to throw every tool you have at the challenge to resist temptations.
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Why Understanding Addiction Is Part of the Solution

Why Understanding Addiction Is Part of the Solution

You can't fight an enemy you can't see - and the same applies to finding solutions for addiction. Understanding addiction is an essential part of coping with the condition. 

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The Importance of Goal Setting on Sobriety

The Importance of Goal Setting on Sobriety

Anyone who has ever achieved any measure of success has set goals to motivate them and direct their efforts. Overcoming addiction can be a long and difficult road, at times it will probably seem impossible.
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The Mental Battle Against Alcohol Cravings

The Mental Battle Against Alcohol Cravings

In the U.S., about 50% of individuals treated for alcoholism relapse within a year after treatment. While this is an unfortunate statistic, it reveals some truths about alcohol recovery. 
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5 Ways You Can Support Your Sober Friends This Holiday Season

5 Ways You Can Support Your Sober Friends This Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of cheer and family. They are also a time of stress, anxiety, and loneliness. During a normal holiday season, relapse rates for those in addiction recovery spike 150%.
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The Importance of Self Motivation in a Sober Life

The Importance of Self Motivation in a Sober Life

Here are the facts ...If you stay sober for more than a year your chances of relapse go down by half and after 5 years, you have less than a 15% chance of relapsing. With that being  
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