Dominica Applegate

Sober Recovery Expert Author

Dominica Applegate has a BS in Psychology, an MA in Counseling and 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 work is ultimately about helping people remove blocks that keep them stuck, because everyone can really create a life that they love.

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How the Urge to Succeed Can Lead to a Barren Life

By Dominica Applegate

Think the pursuit of success is always a good thing? Think again. Continue Reading

Staging an intervention for a loved one.

How to Do an Intervention for an Addict

By Dominica Applegate

Figuring out the best way to guide an addicted loved one towards getting help can be difficult. Here's how you can stage an int... 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

prepare to keep a good relationship while you're productively working on your sober recovery and self-discovery journey

Love shared between two souls is pretty special and this love, whether you realize it or not, has the power to prompt most of u... Continue Reading

spot addiction triggers ahead of time using the HALT method

Knowing to avoid high-risk situations can certainly help you refrain from having a relapse, but what about other triggers you n... 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. Many people admit that this school of thoug... Continue Reading

How Keeping Secrets Can Harm Your Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

If you’re in recovery from alcoholism or addiction, the inability to process the things that have occurred in your life can hur... Continue Reading

Today, I’d like to share eight things I know about alcohol that I hope will cause you to do a serious reality check and stop dr... Continue Reading

The Benefits of Intimate Vulnerability

By Dominica Applegate

Do you desire a deeper, more intimate relationship with friends or your partner? It all starts with intimate vulnerability. Continue Reading

Developing Emotional Sobriety

By Dominica Applegate

Living life plagued with emotions like anger, sadness, fear, and anxiety is no fun at all. If you're struggling, it's time to c... Continue Reading