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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.

Five Inspirational Authors Who are Recovered

By Rebecca Kovacs

It is truly a blessing that some of the finest writers of our time have been able to put word to paper, creating books about re... Continue Reading

Ten Recovered Instagram Influencers to Follow Today

By Rebecca Kovacs

Instagram is one of the leading social media websites of our time, with over 1 billion monthly active users. Part of the platfo... Continue Reading

Becoming Stronger by Letting Go of the Victim Mentality

By Rebecca Kovacs

It’s not a secret that life can be a real struggle at times—and every one of us has had our share. Like bumps in the road, ther... Continue Reading

9 Rewards of Addiction Recovery

By Chris Weldon

Based entirely on the promises of twelve-step programs, here are nine rewards of addiction recovery to be thankful for. New Fre... 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

anna faris and allison janney on mom

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

New year games and activities

7 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve Sober

By Tori Utley Tori Utley is an entrepreneur working jointly in technology innovation and addiction recovery, holding her license as an alcohol and drug counselor (LADC) in Minnesota.

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

woman listening to music

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

Man relaxing with music to calm his nerves during recovery.

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

Looking for a Job Once You Finish Detox and Drug Rehab

By Wish Recovery

So, you’re done with your stay at a luxury drug rehab and now you want to get a job. Getting a job can be a hugely rewarding ex... Continue Reading

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Addressing Mental Health in the Workplace

By Nicole Arzt, M.S., L.M.F.T. Nicole Arzt is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in providing psychotherapy for individuals, families, and groups struggling with substance use disorders and psychiatric illnesses.

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