August 31, 2021
Mindfulness helps you to be mentally aware of your surrounding and be present in the moment. It means acknowledging and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and physical sensations. It involves learning and nurturing cognitive and behavioral skills. Practicing mindfulness can help to achieve internal peace and teach gratitude.
August 9, 2021
After doing all the necessary hard work during treatment for your addiction issues, there will come a time when you have to leave rehab. With your recovery underway, it will be your responsibility to protect your recovery and avoid relapses by any means necessary. Of course, that will not always be an easy thing for you to do. There are many ways you can trip and fall but only one way to stay sober, don't drink or use drugs.
July 28, 2021
Addiction can arise from various things, including external pressures, stressful situations, trauma, and many more.
July 26, 2021
When someone has an addiction issue related to drugs or alcohol, they often want to know what is serving as the source of that addiction. It's like they are looking for an explanation to a question they don't know how to ask.
June 27, 2021
Abusing drugs and excessive alcohol use can cause you to withdraw from social activities or hobbies you once loved. Getting clean will give you time to rediscover those passions and lead a new and exciting sober life.
June 25, 2021
There are people who end up in rehab without fully understanding how they got there. One day, they took a drink or a pill, and weeks, months, or even years later, they find themselves in a detox program, getting ready to start therapy. It's a big leap from the first exposure to drugs or alcohol on the way to full-blown addiction.
June 23, 2021
One of the biggest obstacles you might face as an addiction sufferer is being in denial about your addictive behavior. While your pretending everything is okay, the reality might be quite different as the people around you can see. We hope you can finally come to grips with what's going on so you can get the help you need.
June 21, 2021
Many sober people return to the bottle in moments of boredom, causing them to take a step back in their progress.
May 21, 2021
It isn’t always easy asking for help. It can be even harder getting the right help we truly need, especially when we need it most.
May 15, 2021
Even though the desire might feel overwhelming, it is possible to stay sober during tough times.
May 7, 2021
Use these famous quotes about sobriety and finding addiction help to get you where you want to be in your recovery.
April 30, 2021
In a drug and alcohol rehab environment, people who don't use drugs or abuse alcohol are often referred to as “normies.“ The fact rehab clients would use such a term indicates they are aware of the distinction between those who abuse drugs/alcohol (themselves) and those who don't. In a roundabout kind of way, that creates kind of a fellowship among clients. In a lot of ways, that is a good thing both during the treatment process and after treatment has concluded.
April 24, 2021
One of the hardest parts of confronting your addiction is looking yourself in the mirror when you become sober. You can see the pain you've caused other people and feel the guilt of your actions and selfishness more clearly than ever before. The guilt can weigh on you heavily to the point that it exasperates any preexisting depression and anxiety. It may even become debilitating or increase the desire to relapse. In order to move forward with your life and your recovery in the best way, you need to learn how to forgive yourself and love yourself again as part of the healing process.
April 19, 2021
The road one travels when living in the cycle of drug or alcohol addiction tends to be very lonely. Either the substance abuser has shut themselves down from meaningful relationships, or family and friends have decided to keep their distance. Either way, the substance abuser tends to find themselves on the outside of life looking in.
April 17, 2021
About 20% of people who struggle with mental illness develop an addiction problem. When the drugs and alcohol are gone, the mental illness is still there. It can make things very difficult for someone who is trying their best to change their life for the better. Unfortunately, the internal pain can even lead someone to hate themselves or turn back to substances to numb the pain. However, we know that second chances really do exist. No matter what you have done during the lowest point of your addiction or how bad you feel about yourself, you can bounce back from this. It just may take some time and a little help from the professionals.
April 14, 2021
Denial is the cloak that drug addicts hide behind when in the throes of their substance abuse. They cant justify their addictive behaviors if they believe those behaviors are wrong or harmful. It's simply a matter of human nature that we protect ourselves from the bad things in life by denying they even exist.
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