JULIE

Julie

After overcoming her own addiction in 2012 Julie went on to become certified as an addiction counselor in order to help others achieve a life of recovery. She worked in the addiction field for 8 years and now uses both her personal and professional experiences with addiction as an influence for her writing.


Julie in Recovery
October 7, 2021

Things Not to Say to Someone in Addiction Recovery

If you meet someone in recovery, I would advise against saying any of the following statements to them.

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Julie in Recovery
September 23, 2021

Setting Priorities in Recovery

When getting sober, it is critical to establish new priorities for living a life of recovery.

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Julie in Alcohol Abuse
September 22, 2021

What the Heck Are Wine Wands?

Excessive alcohol use is responsible for more than 95,000 deaths in the United States each year, or 261 deaths per day.

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Julie in Recovery
September 18, 2021

Recognizing When It’s Time to Let Go of Harmful Relationships

It is important to remember that it is ultimately up to you to decide who you allow in your life and who you decide to keep away.

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Julie in Recovery
September 16, 2021

The Importance of Integrity in Addiction Recovery

There are several reasons why personal integrity must remain a top priority for someone who wants to stay sober.

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Julie in Recovery
September 14, 2021

Learning From Past Mistakes & Moving Forward

It is only by genuinely taking responsibility for our mistakes that we can take responsibility for our lives, and once we do that, the opportunities to enjoy life become endless.

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Julie in Sobriety
September 9, 2021

Making Friends in Sobriety

Learning how to make friends in recovery can be a little daunting at first but a true friend is well worth the effort.

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Julie in Recovery
August 26, 2021

Using Lessons From Rehab… Nine Years Later

Nine years later, I am still able to apply what I learned in rehab all those years ago to not only stay sober but to thrive while doing so.

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Julie in Drug Rehab
August 19, 2021

Tips for Effectively Talking to Someone About Their Addiction

When we can speak to others with kindness, compassion, and a level of understanding, we are in a much better position to help that person get better.

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Julie in Recovery
August 5, 2021

Managing Expectations in Early Recovery

Managing expectations is especially important for people who are going through recovery themselves and those who have loved ones going through the process.

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