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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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Embracing Anxiety: Surrender to Win

By Dawn Hurley

Thinking that I was somehow unique in my suffering allowed self-pity to lead me into a state of moral decay. Continue Reading

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4 Therapeutic Activities That Can Nurture Your Recovery

By Dawn Hurley

Here are a few therapeutic activities that you can engage in to nurture your body, mind and spirit, along with your recovery. Continue Reading

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My Humbling Journey of Intertwining Spirituality and Recovery

By Dawn Hurley

My spiritual experience came in pieces. If you're doubting that spirituality can mesh with your recovery, here are the steps I ... Continue Reading

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5 Daily Affirmations to Kickstart Your Recovery

By Tori Utley

Try these 5 affirmations to give your recovery a boost. 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

Calming your nerves during recovery can at times be challenging. These 7 alternative rock songs can help you relax. 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