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Alcoholism
woman recording a podcast - recovery-related podcasts
Screen Time There is a good chance you have been spending this time of social distancing with your eyes on a screen. You might be binging on streaming services to the point that they occasionally ask you to confirm you are still watching (which, of course, you are). Or you might be staring at your...
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bright pink cloud hovering over ocean or lake water - the pink cloud
Many people who have gone through detox and rehab experience feelings of intense euphoria in the early days of their recovery journey. This is wholly understandable. After all, a person who is newly out from under the influence of drugs or alcohol use has plenty of reasons to celebrate. When we reach significant milestones, it...
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What a Wonderful World Maybe you know the old song “What a Wonderful World.” It opens like this: I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom, for me and you And I think to myself What a wonderful world The singer goes on to describe a number of beautiful things—the sky...
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young girl in black hooded sweatshirt with chalk drawings above head depicting anxiety - anxiety disorders
Anxiety is an unavoidable part of our lives. But for most people, anxiety is felt in specific and limited situations. We feel a little anxious when we are going to meet someone new, for example. Or maybe we get the anxious jitters before a speech, a test, or visit to the doctor. Nervous energy and...
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two pretty young women talking happily over coffee - recovery mentor
Have you ever had a mentor? Maybe your mentor was a teacher or a coach who always supported you and helped you consistently improve your academic or athletic performance. Maybe you had an internship in college, and your supervisor served as a mentor to show you the ropes. Or maybe you learned an artistic practice...
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painting of blue dove made of snowflakes - holiday
Spirituality and the Holidays December brings holidays connected with various religions to the fore, making it a time during which many people are thinking about spiritual matters of all kinds. The holiday season is also a fine time to consider what role spirituality might play in your recovery story. Before we go too far down...
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an array of healthy fruits, vegetables, grains, and milk - nutritional
Nutrition’s Role in Overall Health Good nutritional choices are seldom a priority for someone wrestling with a substance abuse disorder such as opioid or alcohol addiction. But once the journey toward lasting sobriety has begun, nutrition can play a key role in helping to limit the risk of relapse and in reversing some of the...
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Caucasian family with grown kids making lunch in lovely modern grey kitchen - your recovery
Family Whether you are close or estranged or somewhere in between, your family may loom large in the early days of your recovery. There may come a moment when you have to decide how much you want to share with your immediate and extended family members about your recovery journey. On the one hand, the...
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young blonde woman bringing casserole to elderly neighbor at front door - support
Sound Advice Flight attendants always give passengers an important piece of advice when sharing emergency procedures: make sure you are wearing your own oxygen mask before you try to help others. After all, you’ll be no help to anyone if you collapse from a lack of oxygen, right? The same thing is true when you’re...
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upset woman reaching for wine glass - alcohol
Alcohol Use Disorder Addiction to alcohol can be difficult to face—and it can be easier to reframe your drinking as simply something you do socially or that you happen to enjoy rather than as a problem. But alcoholism, which is known in the medical community as an alcohol use disorder (AUD), is not about good...
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