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Alcohol and Depression

alcohol and depression

There is a strong link between Alcohol Addiction and depression. However, does serious alcohol use lead to depression, or is it that depressed people are more likely to drink too much? Both of these scenarios can and do happen. If you struggle with depression, you are at risk of abusing or becoming dependent on alcohol. […]

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Emotional Habits and Addiction

Emotional Habits and Addiction

Addiction is a word we tend to associate with dependence on drugs or alcohol. It can also be associated with eating, gambling or even sex. However, not many people realize that there is another type of addiction that is more internalized — Emotional Addiction. Many of us were taught to accept the ebb and flow […]

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Multiple Pathways to Recovery

Multiple Pathways to Recovery

Recovery from addiction is a lifelong process and specific to the individual. Addictions to drugs or alcohol not only have different causes, but they also have different solutions. Many have tried to define and categorize the Addiction Recovery experience. Spiritual to secular, natural to treatment assisted, abstinence-based to medication-assisted — these are just a few of […]

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What Is Serenity?

what is serenity

Almost everyone has heard the Serenity Prayer or a variation of it, but what does serenity truly mean? While the meaning can vary from person to person, the practice of serenity can make a big difference in your recovery. Serenity can help you find inner peace, enjoy a less chaotic lifestyle and throw away the […]

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What Is Self-Actualization?

what is self-actualization

We all want to make things happen for ourselves, whether it’s a goal to get healthier, get our dream job or improve our relationships. However, it can feel difficult to hold ourselves accountable for all the goals and intentions we set. Self-actualization can help you discover the motivation to achieve your goals in reality. During […]

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