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Dr. Drew Edwards, a nationally recognized expert in Addictive Disease and Behavioral Medicine explains that forgiveness, like nothing else, produces equal amounts of grace and healing for both the wounded and the aggressor and why it's so important in recovery.
The Power of Forgiveness in Recovery Grace is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -Mark Twain Recovery from addictive disease is marred by feelings of resentment, hurt and un-forgiveness. Un-forgiveness is the inability to reconcile unresolved feelings of anger and hurt for past wounds. Un-forgiveness can impair physical health and…
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Lori Osachy, the Director at The Body Image Counseling Center explains the dangers of orthorexia and how it can become a dangerous and obsessive fixation.
Orthorexia nervosa is otherwise known as an unhealthy preoccupation with “clean, pure or righteous” eating and exercise.
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JourneyPure at the River addiction treatment center illustrates the difference between "habit" and "addiction" in a very helpful infographic. It's important to know the major difference and how to recognize the dangers of addiction.
When do habits become addictions? The words habit and addiction are frequently interchanged, but there is one significant difference between the two.
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The world’s changes, opportunities, and demands never reach a permanent resting point; neither should your goal to make all you can of your life.
Live and Learn: Top 10 List of Ways to Stay a Lifelong Learner As the 2016–17 school year opens, parents and kids are preparing for major changes in routine. You may be thinking about going back to school yourself, especially if a bout with chemical dependence interrupted your education. But even if you have all…
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Sobriety blogger Nancy Carr talks about what she experiences in her first year in recovery. While everyone won’t have the same experiences or use the same tools to get through their first year, she shares some really helpful tips. #addiction   #recovery  
What to Expect in Your First Year of Recovery When I was getting sober there was no manual on “What to expect when you are getting sober” as much as I’d like to think there was. Instead my new life came with a Fellowship, a blue book and a new way to live my life…
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Marilyn Spiller of Waking Up The Ghost had an interesting thought...
"As much as we all talk about developing new interests in recovery, we don’t talk much about going back to our old interests and experiencing them with a clear head and good hand-eye coordination."
What do you think?
I was in a roadside bar a few weeks ago. My favorite kind of watering hole: rustic, rural with a long, cluttered bar top and a surly barmaid.
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Christopher Blauvelt is the Admissions and Outreach Coordinator at The Augustine Recovery Center talks about celebrating 5 years of sobriety this November and why being a part of a recovery community is so important. #NationalRecoveryMonth 
Recovery Month Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. {SAMHSA is the Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration} Addressing the real problem, bringing real change In honor of Recovery Month, I’ll celebrate 5 years of sobriety in November.…
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Howard Barker, the Communications Director at New Life House says, "When we expect newly sober addicts to make the healthiest possible decisions for their recovery, we are asking them to do the job of professionals – and putting them in a position to relapse."
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How Does Letting a Newly Sober Addict Dictate Their Treatment Set Them up to Fail? Keeping a child or loved one comfortable in the beginning of their recovery is an understandable concern for family members to have. But what happens when that comfort comes at the expense of their chances to achieve lasting sobriety? While…
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Our friends at Vizown Residential Treatment & Recovery Center for Women talk about some of the common issues that are faced upon leaving rehab.
What to Expect After Leaving Rehab The best way to successfully overcome an addiction is to go through rehabilitation. However, as you might expect the process is far from easy when you have been dependent on drugs or alcohol for an extended period of time. What’s worse, life after rehab can be extremely difficult. as…
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According to psychotherapist Mary Sanger of Insights Collaborative Therapy Group in Dallas, “It’s your job to determine how closely you let others in, and also your job to contain yourself so that you don’t intrude on someone else’s boundaries.”
Boundaries in Relationships They’re a Two-Way Street You teach people how to treat you by what you allow, what you stop, and what you reinforce. —Tony Gaskins Has a loved one ever asked you for a significant favor or commitment, something you absolutely dreaded, but you agreed to do it to avoid hurting their…
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Bethany Cash, an alumna of Stepping Stone Center - Rehab Program, shares her story about struggling with addiction and how taking responsibility and being honest with herself is what helped her on her journey to recovery.
A Half-Truth is a Whole Lie My journey into recovery began in 2006, almost 10 years ago now. I was 28 years old, married, with a 3-year-old daughter. Back then, I wanted to get sober for all the wrong reasons. Mostly, so that my family would leave me alone about it. At that point in…
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Chris Blauvelt, the Admissions and Outreach Coordinator at The Augustine Recovery Center says getting sober and staying sober means building a circle of support. What keeps you sober?
Being an active member of a recovery community, I watch a lot of people come in & out. Unfortunately, for as many that enter recovery, very few stay.
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