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How to Surrender in Addiction Recovery

How to Surrender in Addiction Recovery

Recovery from addiction is a constant effort that has its good days and challenging days. Sometimes the best approach in recovery is to take it one day at a time. Surrender can be an ally in your pursuit of lasting recovery because it helps you relax and releases your...

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The Power of Choices in Addiction Recovery

The Power of Choices in Addiction Recovery

Everybody makes choices in their life. Choices present themselves in daily activities and they happen knowingly or unknowingly. Choices range from deciding what to eat, what to wear, who to be friends with or what job to take. There is one truth that you must embrace:...

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5 Ways to Deal With Alcohol Cravings

5 Ways to Deal With Alcohol Cravings

At any point in your alcohol recovery, you may experience cravings. Such impulses can soon return you to self-doubt and fear of relapse; this is because cravings can sometimes come from nowhere and feel irresistible. Learning to manage impulses is an essential skill...

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Finding Your Identity After Substance Use

Finding Your Identity After Substance Use

When you are under the weight of addiction, you develop destructive thoughts and behaviors because you experience intense cravings which fuel your addiction. Soon, you begin to prioritize substances over everything else. When substances have been a part of your life...

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4 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Recovery

4 Ways to Avoid Burnout in Recovery

In early addiction recovery, you may face many challenges. Overcoming challenges will help balance emotions and rebuild the relationships with yourself and others. However, early recovery can also be an exciting time with seemingly endless possibilities. This can...

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My Therapist Is Leaving: What Now?

My Therapist Is Leaving: What Now?

Building a relationship with a therapist relies on security, comfort, vulnerability and trust. It might take years to find the right therapist to develop a solid relationship, and a therapist plays a crucial role in helping you maintain success in your recovery....

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