Overcoming Co-Addiction

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9 Paths to Co-Addiction   Addiction isn’t just an addict problem. It is a disease that affects everyone involved. From friends, to family, to co-workers, active addiction disrupts and mangles the health and fluidity of every home and workplace activity that it interacts with. While addicts learn to distance themselves from the expendable people, places, […]

Lessons From Anger

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Lessons From Anger Anger can be good. Really good… In fact, expressing anger helps us release the pent up tension that we’ve been bottling up, and like most things in recovery, speaking it out loud sets you one step closer to being able to let it go. It is important to understand that we often resort to […]

Self-Care 101

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Self Care 101 Self-Care is not selfish: It’s OKAY to take care of yourself first! In fact, it’s preferred.  Addiction is complicated, but recovery is simple, soulful, and satisfying. We have to take a serious look at our personal needs (physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually) and include a plan for ensuring that our personal needs get met, […]

Amping Up Emotional Awareness

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AMPING UP EMOTIONAL AWARENESS! Emotional awareness is a skill that is developed to assist in identifying and understanding our emotional states. Commonly, the second that our emotions rise, our ability to think logically declines. Establishing and practicing emotional awareness gives us the ability to regain the drivers seat, instead of sliding into emotional chaos unnecessarily. […]