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5 Reasons Willpower Is Not Enough to Overcome Addiction

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

You may think that you have a pretty strong will, which is probably one of the reasons you are frustrated that it is not working ... Read more
April 4th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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Pharmacists and Legalized Marijuana: An Uneasy Relationship

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

Now that 30 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have passed laws that make some form of marijuana legal, the question becomes how to ... Read more
March 30th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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10 Ways to Manage Pain without Opioids

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

The over-prescription of opioid painkillers such as Hydrocodone and OxyContin is one of the main causes of the current addiction epidemic in this country. According to ... Read more
March 12th 2018
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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By definition, a random act of kindness is simply that: a spontaneous, thoughtful gesture just for the sake of being kind.

When Random Kindness Makes All the Difference

Camille RenzoniHope, Recovery, Sober Living

It’s the moment the barista says, “the person ahead of you paid for your coffee.” It’s the unexpected “I love your shoes,” from someone in ... Read more
February 12th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living

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4 Affirmations Just for You This Valentine’s Day

Camille RenzoniHope, Recovery, Sober Living, The Recovery Village

On Valentine’s Day, people express their love for others through words of affirmation: verbal compliments like, “Wow, you look stunning,” written “I love you” notes, ... Read more
February 9th 2018
Camille Renzoni
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living, The Recovery Village

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Will Volunteerism Help You with Addiction Recovery?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

Addiction recovery can be an unstable experience if you are not careful about how you spend your time. Having too much free time on hand ... Read more
February 2nd 2018
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Can Acupuncture Help with Addiction Recovery?

The Recovery VillageAddiction, Recovery

The path to recovery from addiction is often long, and the route it takes varies for different people. While addiction recovery requires sustained hard work, ... Read more
December 28th 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction, Recovery

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Holiday Tips: Establish Boundaries to Protect Your Mental Health

The Recovery VillageMental Health, Recovery

Establishing boundaries is a difficult action for many people to do. Figuring out what bothers you is one thing but to assert yourself and ensure ... Read more
December 19th 2017
The Recovery Village
Mental Health, Recovery

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How to Cope with Relapse Risks Over the Holidays

How to Cope with Relapse Risks Over the Holidays

Olivia PennelleRecovery, Sober Living

Living in recovery can be challenging — especially if you’re newly sober — because life is stressful...
December 18th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Recovery, Sober Living

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5 Ways to Cope with Holiday Anxiety

5 Ways to Cope with Holiday Anxiety

Megan LawrenceRecovery, Sober Living

There are a handful of emotions that we are expected to feel when the holiday season rolls around....
December 16th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Recovery, Sober Living