Dating Sober: Some Tips to Get Started

Dating is a challenge for anybody with all the pressures involved, whether it be personal or outside influences such as the media, friends, and family. Finding a person with similar shared interests, figuring out where to spend time together and

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The Challenge of Romantic Relationships in Recovery

People new in recovery often struggle with relationships. It is a common challenge facing people in recovery but it is an obstacle easily overcome with some support. Common advice in recovery revolves around waiting to be involved in romantic relationships

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Hiking Can Be Beneficial for Recovery

Adventure-based therapy programs are growing in numbers across the country because they incorporate recreation into treatment. People love to get outdoors and science shows nature has a positive impact on mental and physical health. Even if a program is not

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The Effects of Eating Disorders

What to Do When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far

Healthy eating in recovery is being discussed more and more lately, with science backing up the importance of diet for people struggling with addiction. Unfortunately, healthy eating can turn into an obsession and, before an individual realizes it, can become

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Eating Healthy in Sobriety Matters

Eating Healthy in Sobriety Matters

Eating healthy can take a person really far in recovery. The is a common belief in addiction recovery that when a person overcomes addiction that indulgence in bad foods is okay. Self restraint is good in recovery in all areas

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How Porn Affects the Brain and Desire

How Porn Affects the Brain and Desire

People who consume porn can get aroused by things that they never used to or previously considered inappropriate. As individuals consume more extreme and dangerous versions of porn, a gradual shift happens in the brain that makes those behaviors become

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Learn About Marijuana Dependence

Learn About Marijuana Dependence

Marijuana is habit forming even though the addictive potential is lower and THC produces physical dependence less than other drugs. Many people use marijuana on a recreational basis or medicinally without dependence starting but it can happen before a person

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6 Ways Humor Can Help Heal

6 Ways Humor Can Help Heal

Humor is one of the greatest ways to combat brokenness in people’s lives. The better a person is at laughing, the easier it is to bridge the gap of difficult circumstances and find the silver lining. Human beings have the

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Learn How to Thrive and Build Emotional Agility

Learn How to Thrive and Build Emotional Agility

Developing strength and agility is critical for physical fitness but so the same is true for emotional wellness. Strength is part of a well developed psyche that has good coping skills and emotional resilience. The perks of having emotional agility

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