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Improve Your World in Sobriety through Personal Growth

The path to success and happiness in addiction recovery is through personal growth. They have a saying in AA meetings that is a popular bit of wisdom: “You are either moving forward in your recovery, or you are moving backwards.” …

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Refresh Your Life in Addiction Recovery

Sometimes when we are living our lives in addiction or alcoholism recovery we can get a bit off track. Sometimes we fall into a routine and we do not realize that we have become complacent, that our recovery has grown …

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The Secret to Serenity in Recovery Starts with Surrender

The real secret to getting the serenity that you want in recovery has to do with surrender. This is a difficult concept to grasp at first for most alcoholics and drug addicts because we initially believe that this is something …

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When it is Essential to Have Support in Alcoholic Recovery

There are times in your addiction recovery when you need a lot of support from other people, and there are times when it is not as important. It is critical that every recovering alcoholic and drug addict figure out this …

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The Easy Path to Recovery is to Accept the Hard Path

One of the greatest paradoxes about overcoming addiction is that you actually find that the journey becomes easier once you accept the more difficult path. What exactly does this mean? It means that in every alcoholic and drug addict’s struggle …

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Your Next Big Move in the Addiction Recovery Journey

What is your next big move in your addiction recovery journey? You should figure it out. Right now. Why not? Think about it for a moment: You are living your life in recovery, and doing the things that you need …

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Assume You are Complacent in Sobriety to Defeat it

One of the best strategies for addiction recovery is to assume that you are complacent. Most people believe that the biggest threat to their sobriety is the threat of resentment. The big book of AA tells us that this is …

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Healthy Strategies for Alcoholism Recovery

Everyone has to have a strategy for alcoholism recovery. When you are at a rehab facility they tell you that “you have to have a plan.” Everyone has to have a plan. If you don’t have a plan in recovery, …

Boost Your Energy, Mood, and Happiness in Sobriety

How to Boost Your Energy, Mood, and Happiness in Sobriety

How can you best boost your mood, increase your energy, and maximize your happiness in addiction recovery? Is doing so a simple formula that anyone can follow, or is it a mystery that has to be unraveled on a case …

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Finding a Powerful Strategy for Addiction Recovery

How do you go about finding a powerful strategy for recovery? Most people just look at tactics when it comes to overcoming alcoholism or drug addiction. Tactics are the things that we do as suggested by others, specific actions. These …