What Are the Obstacles to Addiction Recovery?

Getting over an addiction is a tremendous task, and with that, comes obstacles. No obstacle is too large to overcome addiction, but it’s important to be aware of what you or your loved one may face as they work towards recovery. Addiction is its own obstacle. Addiction means that your body and your mind cannot [&hellip…

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What Addiction Is and Is Not

We decided to keep things simple today. Addiction is summarized as a whole lot of things. There are stigmas, triggers, and people who ultimately deny the fact that it can happen to anyone. Addiction is there though, and many of us deal with it ourselves or with loved ones close to us. As a result, [&hellip…

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10 Inspiring Quotes To Get You Through Addiction

Addiction is a brutal thing to get through. It requires change, will-power, struggle, and an admittance that you were lost. Those of us who have been through addiction know that it is an awful road to be on, but one that has an exit. Here are 10 inspiring quotes to keep you going today.   [&hellip…

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Use Your Weekend Right So You Can Conquer the Rest of the Week

People are living in all sorts of circumstances. Students go to school, parents raise their children, teachers teach, doctors heal, workers work. We do what we do, and sometimes life can get a bit hectic. If you are asked about your life and simply describe it with the word “busy”, then this post is for [&hellip…

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How Hiking Can Help You Overcome Addiction

As a Steps Recovery Center, we often can’t help but talk about steps that can be taken to addiction recovery. One of those steps, is to find an active hobby, such as hiking. Hiking can help you overcome addiction. Here’s how: It will help distract you. Abusive substances are on your mind. You can’t seem [&hellip…

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10 Quotes That Will Help You Toughen Up For Life

Addiction is a battle. It can be gruesome, drawn-out, and exhausting. To get through it, you really have to toughen up, and in some ways, you have to toughen up for life. Here are 10 quotes that will help you do just that. We hope they help inspire you to recover from addiction! One “That [&hellip…

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Journaling Your Way through Addiction Recovery

Addiction recovery is a different process for everyone. It could be done and over in a matter of weeks, whereas others may require the span of many months to recover. Nonetheless, people learn about themselves when they go through addiction recovery. They learn what really matters to them; what can push them forward in their [&hellip…

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Talking to Children about Drug Abuse

From a young age, children’s eyes are open. They are aware of much—the good and the bad. Sadly, they begin to see lying, hurtful behavior, fighting, yelling, and more. We do not live in a perfect world, and neither do our children. Whether or not our own family members or friends are struggling with addiction, [&hellip…

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Four Signs of Alcohol Abuse

Does this sound familiar? Your loved one drinks alcohol, but you have started to ask yourself, “Are they drinking too much?” You do not want to accuse them of being an alcoholic, but alcohol can be abused. Your loved one may need help. Here are four signs of alcohol abuse: You are worried. This is [&hellip…

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Choose Rehab Over Prison

With any form of addiction, there comes a time when you may be close to entering prison. You may be breaking laws and pushing boundaries you normally wouldn’t. Addiction has changed who you are as a citizen, a citizen of your town and your country. More importantly, it has changed you from a good person, [&hellip…

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