RECOVERY

Ren in Recovery
May 4, 2020

Quarantined with Someone in Recovery? What YOU Can Do to Help Them Stay Sober

This is a difficult time for a lot of people. Unemployment is at record levels, and a health crisis is spreading across America. For those in recovery, tensions are likely quite high. What can you do to help your loved one stay sober?

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Karen in Recovery
April 22, 2020

Why a Change of Environment is an Important Tool in Maintaining Sobriety

For some people, returning to their usual environments after completing rehab can be a serious mistake. A change of environment can be just the therapy some people need to succeed in their new sober lives.

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Karen in Recovery
April 19, 2020

Why Family and Friends Can Make or Break Sobriety for a Person in Recovery

So your friend or loved one has completed rehab. Now what? You might be surprised at the many ways you can help. In fact, MORE than just help. You might be the deciding factor in whether they succeed in sobriety or not!

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Karen in Recovery
February 27, 2020

There are Many Definitions of Recovery – Which One is Right for You?

Recovery is recovery is recovery – Isn’t it? Isn’t recovery the same thing for everyone finishing rehab? Aren’t we all talking about the same thing? Actually, we’re not. There are many definitions of recovery, depending on whom you talk to.

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Karen in Recovery
February 7, 2020

After Rehab, How Should You Address Damaged Relationships and Community Harm?

When you get home from rehab, should you call up family and friends and tell them how great you’re doing now? Should you make a lot of promises about the fabulous things you plan to accomplish? Or should you simply provide real-life proof of your healthier mindset by getting busy being productive and helping others?

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Ren in Recovery
January 30, 2020

The Importance of Sleep in Addiction Recovery

The importance of getting a good night’s sleep is something taught to us as children. And as we grow up, the concept of getting a proper night’s rest develops into a common sense thing which we just sort of know we’re supposed to do.

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Karen in Recovery
December 21, 2019

How Recovery High Schools Help Teens Launch Sober Adult Lives

In fifteen states around the U.S., recovery high schools offer youth in recovery the right environments in which they can get their lives on the right track for success.

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Ren in Recovery
December 4, 2019

Should I Get a Pet After Rehab?

Who feels better in the presence of pets? Can I see a show of hands? I know I do. Growing up in the rural Midwest, an Australian Shepherd dog was always at my side, everywhere I went.

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Ren in Recovery
November 27, 2019

Getting Out in Nature – A True Benefit to Recovery

The famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, used to go out into the woods to find inspiration for his architecture. Known for his surreal home designs, Wright found inspiration for his homes in places where there were no homes. He found motivation from nature.

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Ren in Recovery
August 28, 2019

Recovery Can Last a Lifetime

Everyone has an opinion on the best way to get off drugs and alcohol. But some people don’t believe that anyone can break free from addiction, that addiction is a disease and one has it for life.

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