How Can a Sponsor Help Your Recovery?

How Can a Sponsor Help Your Recovery?

When recovering from addiction, you learn that you can’t do it all on your own. If you’ve been to drug and alcohol treatment, you probably have already realized this. It’s just not possible to work through issues affecting your addiction on your own. A 12-step program...
Being Responsible in Recovery

Being Responsible in Recovery

Life in recovery can be exciting and sometimes scary. You’ll learn a lot about yourself and start to change and grow. As you learn more about yourself and the way your brain works, you’ll also begin to focus on the future. The past in the past and you’ll make amends...
Goal Planning for Your Recovery in the New Year

Goal Planning for Your Recovery in the New Year

It’s been a long year for a lot of people, and as the year wraps up, it’s time to start thinking about their hopes, dreams, and goals for the upcoming year. So, what are the plans you are hoping to make? What do you want to do to make 2019 a fulfilling and...
Five Ways to Start Focusing More on Your Recovery

Five Ways to Start Focusing More on Your Recovery

In recovery, people you’re told you are only responsible for their actions and reactions. Sometimes this is easier said than done. If you have a lot of family conflicts, responsibilities, and other issues that involve others, you may spend some of your time...
Staying Sober and Serene During the Holidays

Staying Sober and Serene During the Holidays

The idea of staying sober, much less serene during the holidays, may be foreign to you if you’re a person new to recovery. Many people in America have trouble with the holiday season. Some people feel left out because they have roots that have nothing to do with the...
Celebrate Your Recovery Victories, Even the Small Ones

Celebrate Your Recovery Victories, Even the Small Ones

During active addiction, there wasn’t a lot to celebrate. Recovery can also have its ups and downs. Nobody recovers from addiction miraculously overnight, and life without the use of drugs or alcohol will take some getting used to. Your body is still getting adjusting...