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

The Recovery Diet: Essential Nutrients in Early Recovery 


During early recovery your body can use all of the nutritional support it can get. That’s because a steady diet of alcohol and drugs can rob your body of vital

Self-Care: Not Selfish, Essential for Sobriety


Self-care isn’t selfish; it’s an act of love and an important part of your recovery and long-term sobriety. Practicing self-care means nurturing your whole self – mind, body and spirit. It’s