The Value of Messing Up: How to Learn From Mistakes

The Value of Messing Up: How to Learn From Mistakes

We all make mistakes. Every person has done something that they regret. Everyone has hurt other people in some way. In recovery, you have to learn from your mistakes. After all, what else can you really do? There is value in messing up, you just have to look for it....

How Can I Stop Smoking While in Recovery From Addictions?

How Can I Stop Smoking While in Recovery From Addictions?

Addictions can range in the ways that they affect our health and quality of life. Addictions to alcohol or drugs can greatly affect the lives of those struggling. Other addictions, like caffeine addiction, may not necessarily be healthy, however, they will likely not...

What are Diversionary Activities in Recovery From Addiction?

What are Diversionary Activities in Recovery From Addiction?

Diversionary activities refer to activities that you might want to consider doing to keep your mind off of your addiction. Diversionary activities can help to curb relapse by shifting your focus from your thoughts back to the outside world. By working on activities or...

How Can Animals and Pets Help Those in Recovery?

How Can Animals and Pets Help Those in Recovery?

Pet therapy and other animal therapies have been known to be effective for helping some of those in recovery from addictions. People struggling with addiction can benefit from the companionship of pets or by having something to care for. Pet and animal therapy can be...

What Happens if I Relapse in Addiction Treatment?

What Happens if I Relapse in Addiction Treatment?

Relapse is common for those struggling with addictions to drugs and alcohol. Relapse can occur at a rate of 40-60% for those in recovery. Relapse is not a sign of failure or weakness for the person going through recovery. Recovery is the process of changing habits...

What is Trauma-Informed Care in Addiction Treatment?

What is Trauma-Informed Care in Addiction Treatment?

Trauma may be an underlying issue that is driving your addiction to drugs or alcohol. While in recovery from addiction, you may need to address these underlying issues to manage your addiction at the source. By treating the trauma that triggers you to drink or use...

How to Express Gratitude in Everyday Life

Expressing gratitude can help you cultivate a positive mindset to help you in recovery from addiction. You might be stuck in a negative thought loop or pattern and struggle with feeling good about your daily life. Monitoring the thoughts in your head can be an...

How to Help Manage Anger With One Simple Technique

How to Help Manage Anger With One Simple Technique

Managing your anger may be difficult. You may “fly off the handle” at daily stressors in life. You may experience “road rage” and find yourself starting fights while driving. When in recovery from addictions, you may have come to a realization that you have difficulty...

What Can I Expect From a 12-Step Program?

What Can I Expect From a 12-Step Program?

Many of those in recovery can benefit from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), or other variations on the 12-step model of addiction recovery. These groups can benefit those struggling with addiction by providing a sense of community in recovery while...

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