Tag Archives: Triggers

Social Media and Sobriety

Social media audience crowd filming through smartphones

Let’s face it, technology is probably a major part of your everyday life. You probably use one or more social media platforms, the most popular being Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tik Tok. There are many benefits to using social media, but it can be harmful, especially during the recovery process. No matter where you are […]

Maintaining Sobriety During the Holiday Season

When the holiday season starts, it brings many opportunities for parties and family gatherings. For many people, this means enjoying an alcoholic drink or three without a problem, but for those who are maintaining their sobriety, it can be tricky. Living a sober life doesn’t mean you have to avoid every get-together during the holidays. […]

How Long Does It Take to Recover?

Some of the common questions people in recovery get are, “How long do you have to go to those classes?” or “When can you start drinking or using with us again?” Someone who is not addicted to drugs and alcohol may not understand that recovery has to continue for a lifetime, one day at a […]

8 Opportunities You Will Find in Recovery

Addiction can limit people from being the best version of themselves. Opportunities tend to dry up when addiction is involved because of the way that drugs and alcohol will progressively affect someone. These substances can isolate, hinder, and handicap a person to keep them from serving the purpose they were meant to deliver during their […]

How to Prevent Relapse During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With no vaccine to prevent the spread of COVID-19, businesses, schools, and places of worship are still being affected throughout the country. The limitations that are being implemented have not been natural to accept for many, making relapse too close for comfort. Anxiety, stress, and depression can all be prevalent with the ever-changing policies and […]

The Benefits of Being Single in Recovery

Most of us want what we cannot have and think the grass is greener on the other side. Such is the case with being single in recovery. After the hell of isolation during addiction, you may find yourself yearning to be in a committed relationship for the companionship and the intimacy that you desire. Getting […]

What Labor Day Can Look Like in Recovery

Labor Day in 2020 is going to take on a new light this year. With many people still unable to work due to the limitations that are being made during the global pandemic, Labor Day is definitely going to feel a little different. Labor Day also marks the beginning of the school year, which will […]

How to Make July 4th Fire Up Your Sobriety

July 4th is a holiday that is definitely associated with drinking and using. Although the main attraction is the fireworks show every year, the events leading up to the fireworks and what happens after is what usually causes all the problems. Drinking alcohol as a social lubricant or using mind-altering drugs to enhance the fireworks […]