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Life in recovery isn't easy but you don't have to tackle it alone. We have tips on how to keep sobriety fresh, fun and always inspiring.

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5 Sober Apps That Can Support Your Recovery

By Nicole Arzt

Your smartphone is a fantastic resource for text-messaging, emailing, and using social media. However, it can also help support... Continue Reading

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Famous Quotes Regarding Mental Health Awareness

By Erica Lee

A list of 10 quotes that celebrate the strength and empowerment in emotional recovery and can help people struggling with menta... Continue Reading

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Quitting Cigarettes in Early Recovery

By Monica Romano

Is smoking used as a crutch to help ward off intense cravings that may increase the possibility of relapse? Or, is it simply sw... Continue Reading

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The Importance of Authenticity in Recovery

By Dawn Hurley

Authenticity as a way of life—with ourselves and others—is vital for long-term recovery, due to its strong relationship with co... Continue Reading

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Evan Bullet James

The Extreme Life of Evan “Bullet” James

By Joanne Chu

Despite a spotty criminal record, Bullet is still roaming where he once ruled—only this time he’s busting down doors to motel r... Continue Reading

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Laughter Through Tears: Why ‘Mom’ is More Than Just a Comedy

By Joanne Chu

We speak with Gemma Baker, co-creator of TV-sitcom "Mom," regarding the show's successful third season and the powerful role of... Continue Reading

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Do Seasons Affect Drinking Cravings?

By Rebecca Kovacs

The seasons can be a tough time for many people in recovery. Some even say the winter season can bring more alcoholic cravings ... Continue Reading

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7 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve Sober

By Tori Utley

From sledding to game night to spending time with family, there are plenty of ways to celebrate New Year's Eve sober. Grab a fe... Continue Reading

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A Playlist to Help You Beat S.A.D.

By Elizabeth Seward

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.) is season-based depression that most frequently occurs for sufferers during the fall and w... Continue Reading

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Alternative Rock Songs to Calm Your Nerves During Recovery

By Cassandra Huerta

When it comes to handling emotions, listening to soothing music can be an effective solution for relieving stress in addiction ... Continue Reading

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Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

By Nicole Arzt

If you want to be more open about your mental health at work, you need to identify why it's important for you to do so. Continue Reading

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How to Navigate a Difficult Job During Early Recovery

By Tori Utley

Here's a survival guide to get you through your earliest days back at work to make sure your recovery remains a top priority. Continue Reading