Archive for Advice

The Holiday Blues

the holiday blues

The winter holidays are supposed to be the happiest time of the year. Except, sometimes they aren’t. If you feel depressed during the holidays and weighed down by anxiety or loneliness, you’re not alone. Commonly called the “holiday blues,” this real phenomenon affects many between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Some people turn to drugs […]

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Sober Vacation Ideas

sober vacation ideas

A well-deserved vacation is a great way to unwind and de-stress from everyday life. If you’re working through Recovery, some relaxation time is okay. Recharging and going somewhere beautiful, new or exciting is a great way to boost your motivation as you move forward on this difficult journey. Yet vacations present a lot of hazards […]

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How to Find Motivation at Work

how to find motivation at work

No one feels motivated all the time, especially if their place of employment is a bit lackluster. Even those who love their jobs may find that there are days — or even weeks — when they fight to stay motivated. Without motivation, not only is it difficult to do your best work, but you may […]

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How to Be More Open-Minded

how to be more open-minded

Recovery is a humbling journey. As you heal from Drug or Alcohol Addiction, you start to realize that you don’t have all the answers. This awareness is the first step to having a more open mind. Throughout your Recovery journey, you are bound to meet a variety of people from backgrounds far different than your […]

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What Is a Midlife Crisis?

what is a midlife crisis

As your kids grow and you reach a comfortable place in your career, you should feel a sense of accomplishment. Yet many who reach this point in their life are confronted with a hard question — where did my youth go? This thought can lead you to experience a time in your life commonly known as a […]

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