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Recovery is a lifelong journey. Get tips to strengthen your recovery and help you to live a healthy, happy sober life.

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Build a Life You Love: How Routines Can Help You Thrive in Recovery

Developing a routine in recovery is a crucial step in building a new healthy lifestyle, reducing uncertainty and creating the structure to support your well-being and sobriety. A well-structured routine can reduce idle time, keep you engaged and manage stress and triggers more effectively. First, you should understand why you want to build a routine […]
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The Journey of Men in Sobriety: Challenges and Triumphs

Men in sobriety face unique challenges that can be hurdles to long-term success. See what issues sober men endure and how to handle them.
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Emotional Sobriety: Why Giving Up Drugs and Alcohol Isn’t Enough

Sobriety does not stop at abstaining from drugs and alcohol. Emotional sobriety helps us stay in recovery and become the best version of ourselves.
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Friendships, Connections, and Challenges for Women in Recovery

It's hard to make adult friends, particularly if you're a woman in recovery. Overcome these challenges and make meaningful sober friendships.
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5 Ways to Have a Sober St. Patrick's Day

Sober on the biggest drinking day of the year? Don't worry. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day and prioritize recovery with a few simple tips.
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Recovery Dharma: What You Should Know

Recovery Dharma is based on the belief that healing involves meditation, self-inquiry, wisdom, and support. See if this approach is right for you.
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Making Amends: How to Repair the Damage Caused by Active Addiction

Making amends is part of the 12 Step process and is beneficial to long-term recovery. Why it matters and how you and your loved one can heal from past trauma.
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Tips for Moms in Recovery, From a Mom in Recovery

It can be difficult to maintain sobriety, family, and self-care as a mom in recovery. Find out tips on how to be a sober (and happy!) parent.
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What to Expect at Your First AA Meeting

If you have never attended a 12 Step meeting before, the idea of walking into a room full of strangers and sharing your story can be intimidating. To make your first meeting a bit easier, here are some tips from others in recovery.
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How to Practice Gratitude and Why It's Important

Practicing gratitude boosts your mental health and helps you find happiness in the present. Learn how to create a gratitude list and the benefits.
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Mastering the Language of AA: Key Terms You Need to Know

If you are new to or considering AA, it can be daunting at first. Feel more prepared with the help of this beginner's guide to AA terms.
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Spiritual Wisdom: A Conversation with Don Miguel Ruiz Jr.

Mountainside Treatment Center · Don Miguel Ruiz 2023 Don Miguel Ruiz Jr. is a Nagual, a Toltec Master of Transformation. He is a direct descendant of the Toltecs of the Eagle Knight lineage and the son of Don Miguel Ruiz, author of the New York Times bestseller The Four Agreements. Don Miguel Ruiz Jr., too, […]