Understanding the 12 Steps Part 2

Last week we discussed the first six of the AA’s 12 steps (in case you missed it, check out the blog post here).  This week, we will be discussing the final six steps.  Read on to learn more.   7. Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings. Once you...

Understanding the 12 Steps Part 1

If you are a recovering addict, there is no doubt that you have heard of the twelve step process.  It is used by Alcoholics Anonymous, many treatment centers, as well as most private support groups.  If you are curious about the twelve steps, but don’t fully...

How Yoga Can Strengthen Your Recovery

Yoga is a gentle, yet powerful form of physical exercise that incorporates ancient spiritual principles. It remains one of the oldest spiritual disciplines that humans have ever practiced, and when you consider the many benefits that yoga can offer, it’s easy to see...

Share Your Story: 5 Reasons to Be Public about Your Recovery

If kicking drug or alcohol addiction is a New Year’s resolution for 2016 (or, at least, a past resolution you plan on continuing in 2016), then you may be wondering how you might strengthen your recovery. Here’s an idea: as part of your resolution to become sober, you...

5 Ways to Plan an Unforgettably Happy Summer!

5 Ways to Plan an Unforgettably Happy Summer 🙂 When I moved to colder weather years ago, I didn’t think much of summer. I grew up in a climate where it’s always warm, and I was surprised to see my neighbors getting all excited at the first signs of spring.  In many...