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25 Affirmations to Use in Drug and Alcohol Treatment

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Affirmations are short, powerful statements that help you overcome your negative thoughts, manifest goals, and empower yourself. Using affirmative language builds confidence and motivates you to maintain your mental, physical, and emotional well-being. Here are 25 affirmations for individuals that are battling addiction:     My life is free of drugs and alcohol and I am stronger […]

Adding Self-Care Sundays to Your Routine

Another Sunday has come and you are trying to decide how to spend the day. You have a set of chores to get done such as cleaning the house, doing the laundry, meal preparation for the week, and running a few errands you had been behind on recently. With all these competing responsibilities and priorities, […]

How Do I Make the Most of Each Sober Day?

Getting sober can create many exciting opportunities, but there will be those days when you will not be feeling it. Life on life’s terms still occurs even when you believe that when you stop drinking or using drugs, everything will automatically be much better. Staying sober means that you have to make the most of […]

What is the Big Deal About Self-Care Anyway?

When it comes to self-care in recovery, self-care takes on a whole new meaning.

In order for humans to withstand survival, practicing self-care is a must. You tried to take care of yourself during your addiction by making sure that you had everything you needed to remain drunk or high for as long as possible. This meant that you would spend most of your day obsessing about how you […]

Why Having a Healthy Relationship with Yourself will Help You Have Healthy Relationships with Others

Healthy relationships are similar to the concept of not being able to take care of other people if you are not taking care of yourself first and foremost. If you do not have a healthy relationship with yourself, your relationships with others are sure to be only surface level and unmeaningful. Problems that occur from […]