Valiant Living Blog

Practicing Assertive Communication

Saturday, February 27th, 2021

There are many different styles of communication but if you are trying to express your needs calmly and… Read More


How to Avoid Rumination

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Do you often find yourself replaying scenes from your past again and again in your mind? Is there… Read More


Shame and Guilt in Addiction

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Experiencing shame and guilt is a common part of addiction, recovery, and life itself. When you fixate on… Read More


Family Dynamics Around Addiction and Recovery

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Addiction of any kind and the recovery process affects family dynamics in multiple ways. People assume different roles… Read More


Understanding Anger

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Anger, while often frowned upon in our society as a forbidden emotion, is a natural feeling for humans… Read More


What Detox Entails

Saturday, February 13th, 2021

Have you ever heard the term detoxification while reading about getting sober, but curious to learn more? In… Read More


Valentine’s Date and Gift Ideas

Monday, February 8th, 2021

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you may be wondering what you can do to make your loved… Read More


Dating in Recovery

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

Forming romantic relationships after addiction can be a challenge. You may struggle with lower self-esteem even in sobriety… Read More


Tips for Participating in Group Therapy

Saturday, January 30th, 2021

Group therapy can help you heal collectively. By sharing your experiences with others who may have had similar… Read More


Letting Go of the Male Insensitivity Myth

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

Men cry. That may come as a shock to you, but it is part of our life experience…. Read More