Dominica Applegate

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Dominica Applegate has worked in the mental health field for 12 years before launching her own business as a writer. Specializing in addictions, relationships, codependency, fitness, and health, her writing work is ultimately about helping people remove blocks that keep them stuck to create a life that they love. Dominica earned her Master's in Counseling from Liberty University and her BS in Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of three recent books including Recycle Your Pain (2015), The Pain, It Shapes Her World (2017), and Into the Wild, a Shadow Work Journal.

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How the Urge to Succeed Can Lead to a Barren Life

By Dominica Applegate

Seeking success can be stressful, but that shouldn't deter you from pursuing a better life. Continue Reading

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How to Do an Intervention for an Addict

By Dominica Applegate

Staging a proper intervention can be an effective way to steer a loved one towards recovery. Continue Reading

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How to Redirect Your Negative Thinking Habits

By Dominica Applegate

Your thought life are the conversations you have in your mind. It’s the collection of the random things you think about on a da... Continue Reading

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Love has the power to prompt most of us to be the best version of ourselves. Continue Reading

spot addiction triggers ahead of time using the HALT method

High-risk situations work against your recovery efforts if you don’t prepare for them. In recovery circles, we call them HALT. Continue Reading

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The Law of Attraction for Treating Addiction

By Dominica Applegate

The law of attraction asserts that you attract the same kind of energy you put out. Continue Reading

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How Keeping Secrets Can Harm Your Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

If you are holding onto secrets you're feeling guilty about, perhaps it’s time to think about coming clean. Continue Reading

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If you think heavy or binge drinkers are getting off free when it comes to side effects of drinking alcohol, you’re wrong. Continue Reading

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The Benefits of Intimate Vulnerability

By Dominica Applegate

How exactly do you cultivate amazing and deep bonds with others? The answer: intimate vulnerability. Continue Reading

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Not being able to handle your emotions can really put a damper on life and cause problems at home, work, and well, just about a... Continue Reading