Tag: recovery

Relapse Triggers in Early Recovery

Safeguarding yourself from a relapse into addiction In the early stages of recovery from an addiction to drugs or alcohol, or other types of addiction, certain factors can “trigger” the…

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Get Moving

5 reasons you should exercise to speed up your recovery Recovery is a weapon; it may sound brazen, but it is true.  Every day, there are a lot of cyclists,…

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What Does Unmanageability Mean?

And getting help for it In Step 1 of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous, the idea of “unmanageability” is introduced in only five words. This is a big deal….

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The Science Of Craving

Why stopping and staying stopped is difficult for alcoholics “I need a drink.” Every alcoholic understands the overbearing demand of that statement. And we have heard that statement so often….

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How to Cope with Loss in Recovery

Pain and loss often accompany addiction recovery¬† At first, recovery from addiction may promise that all trials are behind us.  The gift of recovery appears to bring all the things…

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Keeping it Simple and Learning to Wait

How perspective and patience help us stay sober Albert Einstein developed great mathematical theories long before the days of computers. However, he was given a special room compromised almost entirely…

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