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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...

Your Resolution to Exercise Could Help with Addiction

More exercise is among one of the most common New Year’s resolutions made, and while for many it’s a matter of losing weight, it could actually help those facing addiction overcome their addictions, as well—all according to a new study at Johns Hopkins University. The...

5 Ways to Journal in Addiction Recovery

Journaling for many is a method for coping with everyday stresses in a healthy manner, and for those recovering from addiction, journaling can actually improve mental health and keep temptations to use again at bay. The simple act of writing out thoughts helps the...

Should I Travel While in Recovery?

Traveling can be a great way to refresh the mind, reflect on the simple pleasures of life, and expand your horizons. However, it can also present added temptations for the recovering addict to use again because of the celebratory mindset it often invokes. When you go...

Playing the Record Forward: Resisting Temptations to Use

Part of the addiction recovery process is developing techniques that work to help you overcome temptations to revert to old habits. Needs are different for every individual, which is why it is important for everyone undergoing addiction recovery to explore a wide...