How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day without Alcohol
Valentine's Day can be overwhelming, especially when you're sober, but it doesn't have to be. In this interview, Jesse Wright, a recovery coach at Mountainside who is in recovery himself, shares his tips for enjoying the day (and dating in general) without alcohol.
How can you become the best version of yourself in sobriety? We spoke to recovery coach Nancy Sanchez on becoming the most authentic version of yourself.
Be the Kindness the World Needs
This time of year, we tend to get so wrapped up in finding the perfect gift or hosting the most extravagant celebration that we often forget what’s truly important. But if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to not take anything for granted – whether that is quality time with loved ones or even little […]
Balancing Work and Your Recovery
Stressed about creating a healthy work-life balance in early recovery? Licensed clinician Zia Onorato shares her tips to help put your fears at bay.
How to Establish a Support Network
Building community support has never been more important than now. Licensed clinician Jana Wu shares her tips for developing a strong support network.
Sobriety vs Recovery: Why Giving Up Drugs and Alcohol Isn’t Enough
Sobriety does not stop at abstaining from drugs and alcohol. Emotional sobriety is the next step that helps us stay in recovery and become the best version of ourselves. Learn how mindfulness, patience, and making connections can help you on your journey of recovery.
One Day at a Time
How are we supposed to live in the day when we live in a world built around scheduling, making sure we have enough money for bills, and are constantly asked by recruiters and dating prospects about our 5-Year Plan?
Words Matter: The Distinction Between “Social” and “Physical” Distancing
Having to maintain at least a six feet distance between ourselves and others can leave us feeling lonely or isolated. For those in recovery, these feelings can be the beginning of a downward spiral. In this article, clinician Matthew Fields explains the very important difference between physical and social distancing, as well as how to stay connected to others while protecting yourself against COVID-19.