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Redefining “Selfish” in Recovery

Megan LawrenceRecovery, Sober Living

The word “selfish” typically has a negative connotation...
November 18th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Recovery, Sober Living

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10 Ways to Support a Recovering Family Member

Olivia PennelleRecovery

When a loved one seeks treatment for a substance use disorder, it can be just the beginning of a lifelong journey. While you may witness ... Read more
November 17th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Recovery

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The Power of Storytelling

Megan LawrenceAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, Sober Living

Storytelling is a powerful tool, and quite frankly, we need more of it...
November 15th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery, Sober Living

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How Mindful Meditation Enhanced My Recovery

Olivia PennelleRecovery

I’ll never forget the first time I tried mindful meditation. It was like someone switched my brain off for 30 glorious minutes.
November 13th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Recovery

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Life After Rehab

Olivia PennelleRecovery, Sober Living

You’re just out of a treatment center for substance use disorder. Now what?
November 10th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Recovery, Sober Living

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Why I’m Not Sorry About My Sobriety

Megan LawrenceHope, Recovery, Sober Living

Since the beginning of my sobriety, I have had to answer numerous questions about it, including, Why? Did you have a problem? What made you quit? So like, you’re NEVER going to drink again?
November 8th 2017
Megan Lawrence
Hope, Recovery, Sober Living

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Understanding Anxiety in Recovery

Olivia PennelleAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

I’ve had anxiety for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories involve feeling anxious with a tight chest and general feeling of dread in the pit of my stomach.
November 7th 2017
Olivia Pennelle
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

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4 Hobbies I Discovered in Recovery

The Recovery VillageRecovery, Sober Living

Have you ever considered how much time it takes to maintain an active substance dependence?
November 6th 2017
The Recovery Village
Recovery, Sober Living

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Found People Find People: Meet Alumni Michael Griggs

Mike CandelariaRecovery, Rehab, Sober Living

Michael Griggs went from “extreme resistance” to a model resident in treatment. Now, he’s a senior house manager at Next Step Village, showing the way for others.
November 3rd 2017
Mike Candelaria
Recovery, Rehab, Sober Living

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Taking Responsibility for My Recovery

The Recovery VillageAddiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery

As an accomplished motivational speaker, radio personality and substance abuse advocate, Johnny Emerson Joy has spent his time in recovery lifting others up and sharing his own struggles with addiction.
November 2nd 2017
The Recovery Village
Addiction / Recovery Stories, Recovery