Can I Be Happy Without Drugs or Alcohol?

Can I Be Happy Without Drugs or Alcohol?

  One of the greatest fears of an individual coming into a life of recovery is that they will not be happy. They fear that they will be resigned to a boring life of recovery-based activities and miss the perceived sense of happiness provided by intoxication. The idea that we can experience happiness without the pleasure and relief provided by …Read More

Using Grounding Techniques to Overcome Anxiety

Using Grounding Techniques to Overcome Anxiety

  In the early stages of recovery, anxiety can seem overwhelming. As our brains and body heal, we often experience symptoms of anxiety and stress from even the most normal of situations. Grounding is a coping strategy that can work to relieve or lessen these symptoms, making it easier for us to manage our day-to-day activities and continue undeterred on …Read More

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What is the Cycle of Alcoholism?

The Cycle of Alcoholism Alcoholism is a progressive and fatal disease. Without help, the disease can completely overtake or destroy a person’s life. When an individual suffers from alcoholism, they are entirely powerless over alcohol. No matter how severe the consequences of drinking may be, they are unable to stop without help. They will continue to pursue drinking until they …Read More