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Uncovering Repressed Traumas in Therapy

Uncovering Repressed Traumas in Therapy

It’s often said that at the root of every addiction is pain.  Not the kind of physical pain you might associate ...
Some Bridges are Burned Forever (and Some Aren’t)

Some Bridges are Burned Forever (and Some Aren’t)

The angry words are rolling around in your head and a sick feeling haunts your gut. All you can do is remember ...
Realizing You Dodged a Bullet

Realizing You Dodged a Bullet

There are several ways a person can look at recovery. You can see your addiction as a serious disease and ...
The Essentials of a Balanced Diet

The Essentials of a Balanced Diet

Substance abuse takes a devastating toll on the body and one of the most important aspects of a successful ...
Group Therapy Can Work Wonders for Addicts in Recovery

Group Therapy Can Work Wonders for Addicts in Recovery

Group therapy can be incredibly effective in helping people with addictions to work through behavioral and ...
Treating Opiate Withdrawals with Tramadol

Treating Opiate Withdrawals with Tramadol

Tramadol is a prescription medication which can be used to treat mild to severe pain. The medication works by ...
10 Tips for Forgiving the Addict in Your Life

10 Tips for Forgiving the Addict in Your Life

The cycle of addiction is an exhausting roller coaster of emotions which makes it understandable that after trauma ...
Get Out There and Run!

Get Out There and Run!

When you’re sitting on your couch in the conditioned air of your home, staring out the window at the world (or ...
Breaking up Your Codependent Relationship

Breaking up Your Codependent Relationship

Co-dependency can be passed down generation to generation. Another term for it is “relationship addiction,” as ...
Be Honest with your Sobriety Coach

Be Honest with your Sobriety Coach

In the fight against addiction, there are few more inspiring resources than a solid recovery coach. These ...
6 Characteristics of a Great Recovery Sponsor

6 Characteristics of a Great Recovery Sponsor

  Finding a good sponsor can be an integral piece of the recovery journey. Accountability is one reason, but ...
Taming the Beast (In Your Head)

Taming the Beast (In Your Head)

Go on. Just one drink. You’re a champ, you can handle it. Who’s gonna know? For a recovering alcoholic, or an ...
Uncovering Repressed Traumas in Therapy

Uncovering Repressed Traumas in Therapy

It’s often said that at the root of every addiction is pain.  Not the kind of physical pain you might associate ...
Some Bridges are Burned Forever (and Some Aren’t)

Some Bridges are Burned Forever (and Some Aren’t)

The angry words are rolling around in your head and a sick feeling haunts your gut. All you can do is remember ...
Realizing You Dodged a Bullet

Realizing You Dodged a Bullet

There are several ways a person can look at recovery. You can see your addiction as a serious disease and ...
The Essentials of a Balanced Diet

The Essentials of a Balanced Diet

Substance abuse takes a devastating toll on the body and one of the most important aspects of a successful ...
Group Therapy Can Work Wonders for Addicts in Recovery

Group Therapy Can Work Wonders for Addicts in Recovery

Group therapy can be incredibly effective in helping people with addictions to work through behavioral and ...
Treating Opiate Withdrawals with Tramadol

Treating Opiate Withdrawals with Tramadol

Tramadol is a prescription medication which can be used to treat mild to severe pain. The medication works by ...
10 Tips for Forgiving the Addict in Your Life

10 Tips for Forgiving the Addict in Your Life

The cycle of addiction is an exhausting roller coaster of emotions which makes it understandable that after trauma ...
Get Out There and Run!

Get Out There and Run!

When you’re sitting on your couch in the conditioned air of your home, staring out the window at the world (or ...
Breaking up Your Codependent Relationship

Breaking up Your Codependent Relationship

Co-dependency can be passed down generation to generation. Another term for it is “relationship addiction,” as ...
Be Honest with your Sobriety Coach

Be Honest with your Sobriety Coach

In the fight against addiction, there are few more inspiring resources than a solid recovery coach. These ...
6 Characteristics of a Great Recovery Sponsor

6 Characteristics of a Great Recovery Sponsor

  Finding a good sponsor can be an integral piece of the recovery journey. Accountability is one reason, but ...
Taming the Beast (In Your Head)

Taming the Beast (In Your Head)

Go on. Just one drink. You’re a champ, you can handle it. Who’s gonna know? For a recovering alcoholic, or an ...

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