How Writing Can Help Keep You Sober

How Writing Can Help Keep You Sober

There are many lifestyle changes that can help you sustain recovery from a substance use disorder. These include treating mental health issues, spending time with supportive people, eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep. There are also...
Why Sleep is Your Secret Weapon for Recovery

Why Sleep is Your Secret Weapon for Recovery

Recovering from a substance use disorder isn’t simply a matter of abstaining from drugs and alcohol. While that’s certainly a crucial element of recovery, a strong, sustainable recovery entails a change in lifestyle. That includes therapy, finding social support, and...
Can Positivity Be Toxic?

Can Positivity Be Toxic?

Learning the difference between encouragement and invalidation There is power in positive thinking, but can the expectation of sunny thoughts cause more harm than good? The key is in the word choice and truthfulness, both from our inner voice and from the comments of...
How To Switch From Addiction To Recovery

How To Switch From Addiction To Recovery

Addiction is a brain disease. It is something that changes the way you think. To recover, you have to turn back the way you think. You have to revert back to when you were in control. Turn the mindset of doing anything to stay loaded into a mindset that you’ll...