Making a Commitment to Sobriety

Making a Commitment to Sobriety

Making a commitment entails a decision to stick to a goal. It involves taking responsibility to ensure you undertake everything in your power to maintain a steady course with the commitment you make. Detoxing your body from alcohol is a

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A Few Home Life Skills for Sober Living

A Few Home Life Skills for Sober Living

There are an array of skills necessary to develop to achieve a well-rounded sober life. Your job is important for earning a living, but your homelife is the center of the spoke. When you recover from the throws of addiction

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The Navy’s Fight to Stop the Flow of Drug Trafficking

The Navy’s Fight to Stop the Flow of Drug Trafficking

According to a Defense News article, the military command covering the Southern Hemisphere has the resources to intercept only a quarter of known narcotics shipments to the U.S., its commander recently said. In February 2018 the U.S. Southern Command’s Chief,

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Each Moment a New Beginning

Each Moment a New Beginning

Every day, in fact every minute and hour is new. When you are struggling to overcome an addiction, considering the increments of daily living can benefit your outlook. You may already have heard the term one day at a time.

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Encountering a Lack of Empathy in Sobriety

Encountering a Lack of Empathy in Sobriety

People have opinions about all sorts of societal issues, challenges and problems. Addiction is one that is highly charged with negativity, especially with the opioid crisis careening across the country. Addiction can kill people, ruin their lives and those of

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Taking an Interest in Your Mental Health

Taking an Interest in Your Mental Health

Taking an interest in your recovery is more than going to a detox, and later to a rehab. It’s more than showing up for fellowship and 12 Step meetings. Although you may need to detox and acquire the benefits of

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Integrating Recovery with Sober Living

Integrating Recovery with Sober Living

Staying sober is often thought of as a selfish endeavor because almost all of your energy goes into deflecting the urge to drink alcohol or take drugs one day at a time. This is especially the case early on as

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An Appropriate Relationship With Your Therapist

An Appropriate Relationship With Your Therapist

You have sought out a therapist to help you with your recovery from an addiction and its residual effects. In the course of your weekly or biweekly sessions you, with the guidance of your therapist, may uncover disturbing and painful

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Signs of Depression You Shouldn’t Ignore

Signs of Depression You Shouldn’t Ignore

Many people lead very active lives. Mothers and fathers haul their kids off to soccer, softball, baseball games and work three jobs on top of it all. Talk about being tired! There are many reasons why people are exhausted all

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