RECOVERY

Ren in Recovery
December 18, 2021

Unique Challenges Recovering Addicts Face After the Holidays AND a Pandemic

The last two weeks of December and the first few weeks of the new year can be incredibly stressful for recovering addicts. And during a global pandemic, this time of year is even more challenging.

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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 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 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 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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Ren in Recovery
April 15, 2021

Exercising Through Recovery

It’s long been thought that physical exercise is a healthy activity for recovering addicts. But what does the science say? As it turns out, there’s a growing body of data that suggests exercise helps recovering addicts stay sober.

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Living with a Recovering Addict—Dos and Don’ts

Someone you care about just completed a drug and alcohol rehab program and is about to come back home. What do you do to support them? What shouldn’t you do?

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