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Single, Sober and Learning to Love Myself

Megan LawrenceThe Recovery Village

When you’re single, it can be very easy to lose yourself in a never-ending thought cycle of, “What’s wrong with me?” or, “Why can I ... Read more
February 11th 2018
Megan Lawrence
The Recovery Village

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The Difference Between Needing and Wanting Recovery

Megan LawrenceThe Recovery Village

If you are currently in recovery, then you know exactly what I mean when I say that there is a big difference between needing recovery ... Read more
February 10th 2018
Megan Lawrence
The Recovery Village

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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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5 Ways to Maintain Your Mental Health

Olivia PennelleThe Recovery Village

Mental illness can be debilitating and incredibly isolating. Not only do the conditions feel overwhelming, they can affect us so much that our relationships, physical ... Read more
February 8th 2018
Olivia Pennelle
The Recovery Village

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Has Your Weight Loss Resolution Become Disordered Eating?

Megan LawrenceThe Recovery Village

It’s usually within the first couple months of the year that people start eating better and keeping up with their gym visits. Magazines and internet ... Read more
February 7th 2018
Megan Lawrence
The Recovery Village

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Consistency is Key to My Recovery

Megan LawrenceThe Recovery Village

To become better people, we must work consistently to endure the ups and downs of life, and find what it takes for us to stand ... Read more
February 6th 2018
Megan Lawrence
The Recovery Village

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Caring for Yourself While Helping a Loved One With Addiction

Renee DeveneyThe Recovery Village

If you know someone struggling with addiction, you know how trying it is to see a person you love deal with such hardships. Addiction is ... Read more
February 1st 2018
Renee Deveney
The Recovery Village

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From Life of the Party to Life in Recovery

Megan LawrenceThe Recovery Village

My desire to be the “life of the party” started back in highschool when I became the girl who would say “YES” to everything. The ... Read more
January 26th 2018
Megan Lawrence
The Recovery Village

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Heroin Withdrawal: A Harrowing Experience Worth the Effort

The Recovery VillageThe Recovery Village

Heroin withdrawal is not an easy process to go through. As with any addiction, it can be difficult to break the learned behavior in the ... Read more
January 21st 2018
The Recovery Village
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5 Ways to Beat Seasonal Depression

Cynthia ReynaThe Recovery Village

With the holidays behind us and a new year ahead, this is “the most wonderful time of the year” for some, but not everyone can ... Read more
January 19th 2018
Cynthia Reyna
The Recovery Village