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Couples Rehab- Healing Together

Couples Rehab- Healing Together

March 10, 2019

It has been known to happen where couples are both suffering with addiction and can cause serious problems in their home in regards to their children, health, and finances. If one person in the relationship goes to rehab, there is a big chance of relapsing if your partner refuses to quit. If both people in…

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How to Fight Through Depression at Work

How to Fight Through Depression at Work

March 9, 2019

Going to work can do wonders for your depression in that it will give you something to do every week that you will enjoy and feel rewarded by the end of your shift. Work can also worsen your depression from the sense of having no control or if you do not like your job. Since…

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What Are The Little Things That Can Help Someone with Depression?

What Are The Little Things That Can Help Someone with Depression?

March 8, 2019

While helping someone with depression can mean learning more about depression itself, it’s also the little things you do that can have a great impact in their overall well-being. According to Huffington Post, the smallest but most important things you can do for someone with depression can be offering gifts of kindness or looking for…

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Staying Motivated in Long-Term Sobriety

March 7, 2019

As human beings, we’re naturally going to “fall off the bandwagon” every now and then. We’re going to make mistakes, get lost, take a few steps back and find our way again – and it’s all part of the journey. Even those who have experienced 10 excellent, sober years may find their recovery motivation start…

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How to Have a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

How to Have a Sober St. Patrick’s Day

March 6, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day is known for going to pubs and drinking pints of beer with your friends. If you are in recovery, on the other hand, you should not feel like you need to miss out on the fun because you can longer drink. You can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by remembering what the holiday…

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What Can Make Your Depression Worse

What Can Make Your Depression Worse

March 5, 2019

Having depression is when your sadness interferes with your everyday activities. Even if you are in treatment for your depression such as going to therapy and taking medication, it can still mean that you are repeating habits that can make your depression worse. It is important to make a change in your routine to ensure…

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How Weather Can Affect the Severity of Alcohol

How Weather Can Affect the Severity of Alcohol

March 4, 2019

If you are too hot or too cold and you are drinking, you will not be aware of your own body’s temperature. This can cause you to develop a lot of health problems whether it is heat stroke from being in the sun for too long or you freeze to death. It is important that…

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Relapse Prevention: How Can I Discover What Triggers Me Personally?

March 3, 2019

We’re all made up of different thoughts, feelings and life experiences. Just as a person entering a new relationship will need to learn more about what they can/cannot say to their new beau because of past experiences, you’ll need to learn about yourself in recovery to discover what triggers you. Not one of us are…

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Sad Music Can Help with Depression

Sad Music Can Help with Depression

March 2, 2019

You may be wondering why someone with depression would want to listen to sad music before when they should be listening to upbeat, cheerful music. This is no different than feeling less lonely when you go to a support group and you hear people talking about their sadness. Listening to sad music will send a…

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Continuing to Build Your Spirituality in Long-Term Recovery: 12-Step Programs

February 28, 2019

12-Step programs have helped thousands of people strengthen their recovery over time, and much of it is because of their focus on spirituality. Those in active addiction often find a void that they’re trying to fill:  a sense of loneliness, anger, discomfort, pain, or something else that is causing them despair. It is often through…

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