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Life is much more than just the absence of alcohol or drugs. Boost yourself with these tips that promote physical, emotional and mental health.

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Is Coffee Bad for You During Recovery?

By Cynthia Adeniyi

Concerns about coffee and recovery fall in one of two categories: the impact of caffeine and the use of coffee to change one's ... Continue Reading

Finding a Good Night’s Sleep in Recovery

By Audrey Beim

Here are 6 strategies to promote healthy sleep patterns while your body and mind continue to heal. Continue Reading

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How Hormonal Imbalances May Affect Recovery

By Mark Calarco

Responsible eating and regular exercise can replace many of the bad habits that contribute to relapse, but you should also keep... Continue Reading

3 Ways You Can Meditate at Work

By Audrey Beim

It's not hard to squeeze in a meditation ritual at the workplace. These 3 tips can help you improve not only your health, but a... Continue Reading

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Exercise as part of an overall addiction recovery plan

Can Regular Exercise Cure Addiction?

By Audrey Beim

According to recent research, exercise helps with various physical health issues and prevents relapse. Could a physical activit... Continue Reading

A group of woman exercise together in a group dance class during their addiction recovery.

7 Exercise Options During Recovery for Those Who Hate Gyms

By Audrey Beim

Here are 7 activities you can do outside of a gym that are almost too fun to be exercise. Continue Reading

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Are You in Need of Emotional Recovery?

How do you know when it's time for therapy? Continue Reading

A woman sits by a pool practicing mindfulness techniques to stave off cravings for drugs and alcohol.

How Mindfulness Curbs Addictive Cravings

By Audrey Beim

Studies prove mindfulness is beneficial to your health, but can it also lessen your cravings for drugs and alcohol? Continue Reading

dark green leafy vegetables for revitalizing the liver

6 Healthy Foods to Revamp Your Liver

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Drinking too much alcohol can cause the liver to stop functioning as it should, but there are some foods that can help revitali... Continue Reading

5 Super Fruits That Will Boost Your Recovery

By Benhilda Chanetsa

Top super fruits are either not readily available or quite expensive. Luckily, further down the ranks are a few very powerful e... Continue Reading

A recovering addict blends juices and smoothies for vitamins.

5 Healthy Juices and Smoothies for the Recovering Addict

By Jamie Yacoub

These simple recipes are designed to reintroduce important vitamins and minerals your body needs to recover after the years of ... Continue Reading

Newly sober woman who's new to the kitchen thinks of what to cook

New to the Kitchen? 3 Recipes to Kickstart Your Healthy Living

By Heather Adams

Eating well is a proven foundation for healthy living for everyone. But this is especially true of those who have been battling... Continue Reading

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5 Ways Addiction is a Sign of Spiritual Disconnect

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio.

There are at least five ways addiction presents as a symptom rather than the root of spiritual disconnection. Continue Reading

woman exploring spirituality without religion

5 Ways to Explore Spirituality If You’re Not Religious

By Lisa OBrien

Recovery can mean a lot of different things to different people. Here are some suggestions to help you start cultivating a heal... Continue Reading