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Are Recovery Meetings Truly Helping Your Sobriety?

AA and NA meetings have long been a staple of addiction recovery programs. In many ways they form the foundation of what has...

Sponsorship is Modeling: The Shortcut to Successful Recovery

Early addiction recovery can be absolutely overwhelming. If you go to an AA meeting and you tell them that this is your first...

Turning a Positive Step Forward in Recovery into a Lifestyle Change

The nice thing about working an actual program of addiction recovery is that you are essentially "upgrading your lifestyle" when you do it correctly....

The Rules of Recovery that You Need to Know

The first rule of recovery is that, without surrender, no meaningful recovery is possible. This is the rule that stands above all other...

How to Power through an Awkward Rehab Visit and Find Recovery

You know what is kind of awkward? Going to rehab. There is no doubt in my mind that the first time that any...

Learning to be Grateful in Long Term Recovery

How can we learn to be grateful in long term sobriety, and why is it really important? Gratitude is important because it is...

The Connection Between Your Body and Spirit in Recovery

Most of us tend to think of addiction and alcoholism recovery programs as being based entirely on spirituality. I want to challenge your thinking...

How to Get Yourself to Feel Grateful in Recovery

They say that gratitude is not conditional. In other words, we often put conditions on what we need in order to be happy or...

2 Key Strategies to Use in Early Recovery from Addiction

There are, in my opinion, 2 strategies that are absolutely essential for the struggling addict or alcoholic who is attempting to get clean and...

Can You Get High Naturally in Recovery?

Is it possible to get high naturally in recovery? You hear people talk about this all the time, but is it really possible...