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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 to terms with any past mistakes, make amends and build relationships with loved ones and work hard to sustain...


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 also wrestling with emotions that you’ve likely repressed or attempted to numb during years of active addiction. So what can...

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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 about taking care of your emotions and practicing self-compassion on a daily basis. For many people in recovery, self-care needs...