3 Mindfulness Exercises for Addiction Recovery

3 Mindfulness Exercises for Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a disease that affects the body, mind and spirit.  Anyone who has ever tried to stop drinking or abstain from using drugs cold turkey knows all too well the physical pain and discomfort that addiction causes. Any recovering addict can...
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09/14 2020
10 Healthy Coping Skills For Addiction Recovery

10 Healthy Coping Skills For Addiction Recovery

Overcoming Addiction Through Emotional Development When you or someone you love is suffering from drug addiction, the road to recovery entails developing the proper coping skills to overcome adverse urges. There are no shortcuts on the path to addiction recovery, and long-term...
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08/26 2020
5 Tips for Finding Long Term Success in Recovery

5 Tips for Finding Long Term Success in Recovery

Success in Recovery – What Every Family Member Needs to Know Ask anyone who has successfully overcome addiction and they will tell you that long term recovery is a marathon and not a sprint. Achieving long-term success in recovery and a lifetime...
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08/17 2020
The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

The Importance of Forgiveness in Recovery

Learning how to Overcome Your Past Those who struggle with addiction, all struggle for different reasons, whether it was due to a family history of addiction or once being prescribed very addictive prescription pills and looking for the next best thing. In...
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10/09 2019
The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

The Benefits of Social Connection During Recovery

Staying Connected to Friends and Family Aids Mental Health and Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction can be tough, especially if you were a long-term user. While recovery is always a work in progress, there are certain things that you can...
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09/03 2019
What Does Medical Detox Involve?

What Does Medical Detox Involve?

The Process of Medically Assisted Detoxification When an individual is severely addicted to drugs or alcohol, they will require a period of medically assisted detox in order to safely and effectively manage their withdrawal symptoms. This is the first step in the...
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07/09 2019
Achieving Mental Clarity Once You Overcome Addiction

Achieving Mental Clarity Once You Overcome Addiction

Overcoming Addiction Once and For All When you struggle with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, your mental outlook and mental clarity are sacrificed. You do not have the ability to make rash and sound decisions as your brain chemistry is altered...
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04/12 2019
The Difference Between Clinical Depression and Feeling Sad

The Difference Between Clinical Depression and Feeling Sad

Why You May Be Feeling The Blues And Not Depression The term ‘depression’ is often used loosely to describe feelings of sadness, sorrow, and unhappiness. Depression and feeling sad are two very different things as depression is a long-lived clinical and diagnosable...
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04/03 2019
Coping With Negative Emotions in Sobriety

Coping With Negative Emotions in Sobriety

How to Deal With Feelings Post-Recovery When you have finally overcome your addiction and reached a level of sobriety, you may be overwhelmed by emotions, both good and bad ones. You may even have flashbacks to your former substance abuse days which...
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04/02 2019