Tips for Traveling While in Recovery

Tips for Traveling While in Recovery When people travel for any reason, whether for business or personal, a lot of regular routines and boundaries tend to fall. The gym gets neglected, diets are put on hold, and unknowns are present. Whether you are newly sober or have been in recovery for a while, it is […]

Addiction Recovery, Alcoholism, Drinking, Exercise, Healthy Eating and Recovery, Sober Living and Aftercare

Can I Get My Life Back?

Rebuilding After Addiction Treatment When you enter treatment for addiction, you are leaving behind a lot of negative consequences from your addiction. Chances are, you are finally getting help because of all of these negative consequences. You may also be thinking, “can I get my life back after treatment”? It will be hard to repair […]

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Can I Quit By Myself?

Quitting substance abuse by myself? Have you ever asked yourself: Do I need to spend money on treatment? Do I really need to spend months away to get better? Can I quit by myself? You might be wondering if you can do it all yourself and quit cold turkey, without having to go to the “extreme” […]

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Why Making a Resolution to Get Sober Matters

Making the Resolution to Get Sober The new year is a time to reflect and plan for the brand new year ahead. Think about this: Have your relationship with friends and family been stressed over the holiday season? Have family and other loved ones distanced themselves due to your addictions? Or maybe, you feel this […]

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How to Avoid Relapse During The Holidays

The holidays can be a joyous time of year, but it can also trigger a lot of stress. There are many celebrations, social events and possible opportunities where triggers and temptations could arise. Whether or not it is your first time navigating the holidays sober, it’s always a great idea to know what may come, […]

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7 Subtle Signs That You’ve Got a Problem with Alcohol

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. As the month comes to a close, we want to remind our readers that there are signs, often discounted, that a person may have a drinking problem. Problem drinkers generally show several signs together and that is where their friends and families should be concerned: You vow to quite drinking […]

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The Power of an Inspirational Story

A hedge fund manager named James Altucher recently included an inspirational story in his blog, The Altucher Confidential. Recently he wrote about his former babysitter Lynn, sharing her incredible story of overcoming drug addiction and becoming a successful entrepreneur. Take a moment to read Altucher’s post from his blog and be inspired. When Lynn was […]

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New City Councilmember Mike Bonin Overcame Addiction

USC Annenberg TV reports on the election of Mike Bonin to the Los Angeles City Council in an online segment last week.  Mr. Bonin’s personal history of overcoming addiction – about which he speaks openly — brought him more attention than your average candidate. He recently celebrated 18 years of being sober.  But while many […]

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