RECOVERY

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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Julie in Recovery
March 18, 2021

Ten Tips For Moms in Addiction Recovery (From a Mom in Recovery)

I'll never forget the freedom I felt when I finally began to love myself again and realize that I was worth it, and the best part is that you are too.

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Julie in Recovery
February 3, 2021

When it Comes to Sobriety, the "Little Things" Make All the Difference

When it comes down to it all the so-called “little things” add up to the big things over time and when it comes to a life of recovery there is nothing bigger than maintaining your sobriety.

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Julie in Recovery
January 11, 2021

The Importance of Accepting Help

What I have come to realize is that it doesn’t matter if a person is in active addiction or they have eight years of sobriety under their belt, sometimes we all just need a little help.

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Seeking Help for Yourself While a Loved One Still Struggles

Can a recovering addict seek treatment and create a relapse-free life if they have a loved one back at home who is still using drugs and alcohol?

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Ren in Recovery
January 5, 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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Ren in Recovery
January 3, 2021

Helping Your Loved One Seek Recovery in the New Year

In so many ways, the New Year presents the perfect pretext for making positive change and finally getting clean. If there is someone in your life who is currently using drugs, now is the time to help them. Now is the time to inspire them to commit to recovery and a drug-free life.

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Julie in Recovery
December 30, 2020

Ten Great Reasons to Get Sober This New Year

As someone who has lived both a lifestyle of addiction as well as a lifestyle of recovery, I can tell you that all of these benefits are things I have experienced in my own life throughout my recovery.

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Julie in Recovery
December 22, 2020

Motherhood and Sobriety During a Global Pandemic

So while I know I have some difficult times ahead and that these next few weeks are going to be tough, I am grateful that on top of everything else I don’t have to worry about my drinking problem anymore.

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