TIPS TO STAY SOBER
Summer is upon us, and for most people, this an exciting and fun season. The sun’s out, the temperatures are up, and there is an energy and aliveness in the air. But for some of us, the summertime can bring a bit of a struggle.
How a Recovering Addict Can Use Decision-Making, Life Skills, Personal Ethics, and Other Tools for Staying Sober
Life in recovery can sometimes be difficult and challenging. But the struggles of life in general are why recovering addicts need to have the tools for staying sober.
What do you think would be easier or would take less effort invested and time committed—helping someone kick an addiction, or preventing someone from ever falling prey to a substance abuse habit in the first place? Prevention is the clear winner.
Every year, thousands of veterans struggle with pain. According to Practical Pain Management, no less than fifty-five percent Between 2000 and 2011, approximately 5 million veterans (nearly 55% of VHA patients) were diagnosed with one or more musculoskeletal disorders of our twenty million veterans struggle with some form of chronic pain…
How do we create our lives in such a way to be the best version of ourselves? This is a quest that everyone faces, whether they are recovering from addiction or not. But the truth is, recovering addicts do sometimes stumble and find hardship, even after they have kicked a drug habit for some time.
The holidays can be a stressful time. We get it. Gifts, close family members, extended family, in-laws, work parties, church events, Christmas cards, decorations, emotions, memories, it all combines every year around December, and it tends to have mixed effects on all of us.
Some say that it is the relationships that we foster with each other that are the very fabric that makes us human. Without a doubt, our relationships can be the difference between misery and happiness.
If you or someone you know is addicted to drugs, you are probably no stranger to feelings of loneliness, hopelessness, and overall feelings of total misery and despair. These feelings are totally normal, as addiction is itself akin to the physical universe manifestation of despair.
There is a lot of information out there about alcohol abuse, alcohol misuse, alcoholism, alcohol dependence, alcohol poisoning, binge drinking, over drinking, and all of the other, many factors that play into alcohol consumption.