How Does Recovery Improve Your Home Life?

How Does Recovery Improve Your Home Life?

During recovery, it is challenging to find motivating factors to continue your journey and stay clean. However, your family and friends are two important communities offering you support consistently. Throughout your recovery, your home life improves, which should be encouraging for you to continue your journey. Your Home Life as Your Support System While recovering […]

What Are the Benefits of Changing Your Environment While in Recovery?

What Are the Benefits of Changing Your Environment While in Recovery?

It is easy to feel stuck while in recovery, not knowing what path to take or what your next step should be. Likewise, it is hard to notice progress while remaining in the same environment. Changing your environment can benefit your recovery. There are many reasons why this may be. For instance, you may feel […]

Managing Anxiety Through Recovery

Managing Anxiety Through Recovery

We have all experienced anxiety at some point in our lives. Anxiety is typical during recovery but does not have to be debilitating. Of course, the person experiencing anxiety symptoms may think it is anything but ordinary. Individuals who have never experienced excessive anxiety in the past may develop withdrawal-related restlessness, nervousness, and angst. However, […]

How You Can Support Your Loved One During Opioid Recovery

How You Can Support Your Loved One During Opioid Recovery

Opioid abuse is a significant health concern in the United States. If you are a loved one or friend of someone using opioids and believe they are abusing the drug, then you are probably searching for answers. Your concerns are not unfounded, as more people die from opioid abuse than in vehicle accidents. Finding help […]

“Just for Today”: an AA Approach to Self-Care

"Just for Today": an AA Approach to Self-Care

If you are one of the many individuals who has participated in a 12-Step program, you may be familiar with the phrase, “Just for Today.” Many times in early sobriety, we can only commit to staying sober for the next hour. That hour builds into a habit, and then, many times, we can commit to […]

Which Treatment Is Right for Me? A Glance at Treatment Options

Which Treatment Is Right for Me? A Glance at Treatment Options

With so many options available, deciding which will be most effective can feel overwhelming. Finding the right treatment options for you or your loved one is crucial for lasting recovery. You have arrived in this space, searching for answers as to what your next step may be. Everyone is at a different stage in their […]

Mindful Meditation as a Tool in Recovery

Mindful Meditation as a Tool in Recovery

During recovery, mindful meditation is a beneficial tool to use to help anchor yourself in the present. Sitting with your own thoughts and feelings can first appear scary, which is why it is essential to ease into the practice and find moments throughout your day to implement breathwork and awareness. The more you engage with […]