Archive for Advice

How to Love Yourself

how to love yourself

Almost everyone has heard a variation of the phrase, “You have to love yourself before you can love anyone else.” While this wise phrase is true, it doesn’t teach you how to love yourself. Learning how to love yourself, especially aspects you might not always feel good or confident about, is the key to experiencing […]

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How to Stay Positive During Difficult Times

how to stay positive during difficult times

When the going gets tough, it can be tough to keep going. You’ve probably heard over and over again how important a positive outlook is to Recovery. Sobriety isn’t something that will happen overnight, and it will take hard work and determination to continue when you face difficulties that affect you mentally, emotionally and even […]

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What Is Codependency?

what is codependency

Codependency is a buzzword you often hear while discussing addiction and Recovery. However, few people know what it is or how to tell if they are in a codependent relationship. If the following definition and signs of codependency sound familiar, rest assured that healing is available for both you and your partner. What Does Codependency […]

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How to Deal With Alcohol Cravings

how to deal with alcohol cravings

Alcohol cravings are intense, overwhelming urges to drink. These urges are as physical as they are psychological. During active addiction, cravings increase as people need more alcohol to keep their blood alcohol levels high, which prevents them from experiencing the physical symptoms of withdrawal. This intense longing for alcohol can continue even long into a person’s […]

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15 Positive Mental Health Quotes

15 positive mental health quotes

Your mental health — your psychological, emotional and social well-being — impacts every area of your life. Having positive mental health allows you to effectively deal with the daily stressors of life, communicate well with others, make healthy decisions and live life to its fullest. But sometimes, struggles with mental illnesses and addiction can make […]

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