Bullet Journals Help with Addiction Recovery


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Self Development

Bullet Journal Tips for Addiction Recovery

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December 8, 2022

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Have you ever looked at your blank notebook and felt a wave of anxiety wash over you? The thought of having to…

relapse prevention strategies


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Recovery

Relapse Prevention Strategies for Recovery

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November 2, 2022

Recovery from addiction is not a simple goal that can be conquered and then forgotten about. True recovery cannot be achieved without relapse prevention strategies. Recovery is a lifelong process that requires mindfulness, accountability, and daily work that goes on for years after your initial detox.

For many people recovering…

Alcohol-Free Beverages


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Self Development Sober Living

Guide to Alcohol-Free Beverages

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September 30, 2022

Recovery from alcohol addiction can seem like a constant uphill battle. When it comes to going out and having a good time, finding alcohol alternatives can seem tricky or even embarrassing—especially when you’re hanging out with non-sober friends. However, staying sober and having a great time with friends are…

Sobriety Vs. Moderation


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Recovery

Sobriety Vs. Moderation: Two Perspectives on Overcoming Alcoholism

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September 16, 2022

One of the first questions some people have about all these terms is, “is sobriety the same as abstinence?” Usually, yes, the terms are interchangeable, and both mean a life that is completely free of drugs and alcohol. For many people who get serious about recovery, recovery means sobriety,…

Dangers of a Big Ego


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Recovery

Dangers of a Big Ego

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August 12, 2022

Addiction recovery is hard, and nobody understands that like those in the recovery community. I’ve served to provide hope to those in recovery for over 25 years, and I see the struggle every day. I also see the tenacity and humility it takes to overcome something that is so…

TikTok Is Encouraging Sober Curiosity


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Sober Living

How TikTok Is Encouraging “Sober Curiosity”

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July 11, 2022

With how popular drinking is nowadays, it can be hard to take a second to think about what life might be like without it. From going out to dinner with your friends to hanging around a family party, it seems like alcohol is almost everywhere. According to a study…

harm reduction vs MAT


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Recovery

Harm Reduction and MAT: Breaking Down the Myths for Better Healing

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May 18, 2022
We are amidst an epidemic—but this one isn’t caused by a virus or bacterium. Instead, our country is facing a prescription medication and illicit drug overdose epidemic. For context, in 2017, over 47,000 Americans died from an overdose involving opioids. More generally speaking, from October 2020-2021, a record number of 105,000 Americans died from drug overdoses.
Is Being Sober Boring?


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Sober Living

Is It Actually Boring to Be Sober?

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April 18, 2022

In the earliest days of your recovery from drug or alcohol dependency, you might run into a roadblock you hadn’t anticipated. It’s boring. Or, at least, it can certainly feel that way, if you’ve become used to relying on drugs or alcohol to pass the time.

Even when you’re at…

addiction timeline


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Addiction

How Long Does It Take to Overcome Addiction

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April 11, 2022

An addiction can be defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disorder characterized by the compulsive need to use a drug or engage in an activity despite any negative consequences. Addiction is not just limited to drugs but can also include behavioral activities such as gambling, sex, and food. These…

learning self acceptance


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Mental Health

Learning Self-Acceptance in Recovery

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March 29, 2022

It can be difficult to accept the things about ourselves we don’t like. Perhaps you feel ashamed of certain habits, behavioral patterns, emotions, or even physical features. On the path to recovery, it’s important to know you are lovable just as you are right now. You are worthy of…

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