Simple Daily Habits to Ensure a “Happy New Year” 


When you’re in recovery, you make resolutions each day as you work to replace the self-destructive bad habits of active addiction with healthier, pro-sobriety ones. But which daily habits will

What You Need to Know About Quitting Alcohol Alone


Especially for people with an alcohol use disorder, quitting alcohol alone is never a smart choice. This is because stopping cold turkey can lead to serious withdrawal symptoms, including delirium

Helping Your Family Help You This Holiday Season


The holidays are filled with joy – but there can be stress, too. To safeguard your sobriety this season you’ll need the support of your friends and family more than

Helping Yourself After Relapse


Relapse is frustrating and humiliating and it can leave you wanting to just throw in the towel and give up on your recovery. Take heart: You can find comfort in

Maximizing Monday


Mondays have always got a bad rap. In fact, it’s such a tough day of the week that it now has its own hashtag #MondayMotivation to help people start the

Learning to Forgive Yourself in Recovery


Forgiving yourself is an important step in the recovery process. If you are truly going to find freedom in your sober future, you need to overcome any guilt from the

How Spirituality Impacts Your Mental Health


More and more studies are uncovering the positive contributions spirituality can make to your mental health. Just recently, researchers from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that kids

Recovery Month: 5 Ways to Celebrate Your Recovery


It’s National Recovery Month, and it’s the perfect time to celebrate the hard work of recovery. Whether you have days, weeks, months or years of sobriety, it’s important to acknowledge

How to Incorporate Gratitude Into Your Recovery


Having a grateful heart will help you through the ups and downs and different phases of your recovery. Gratitude can help to keep you motivated to learn and grow, come

Coping With Your Emotions in Early Recovery


It’s pretty common to feel like you’re on an emotional roller coaster during early recovery. Not only are you dealing with the physical and mental effects of withdrawal, but you’re