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5 Reasons Working on Your Inner Child is Crucial to Recovery

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.

In active addiction, the inner child is neglected, abused and/or exploited. In other words, in active addiction you become your... Continue Reading

The Powerful Role of Hypnosis in Recovery

By Tess Chedsey

While the field of hypnotherapy still lacks further scientific research, the benefits it brings to some people is reason not to... Continue Reading

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The Best Way to Create Lasting Change Within Yourself

By Caitlin Thiede

Confronting yourself means becoming a victor over your thoughts and emotions. Continue Reading

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A Recovery Checklist to Ring in the New Year

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.

As the year comes to a close, make it a priority to assess your recovery, patch up any holes in your plan, and strengthen yours... Continue Reading

The Dark Night of the Soul: Things to Remember When Recovery Feels Like Rock Bottom

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.

Just as rock bottom becomes a catalyst for recovery, the dark night of the soul is part of our personal evolution and is nothin... Continue Reading

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5 Powerful Reinforcements for Long-Term Recovery

By Tori Utley

Relying on incentives or rewards only produce short-term success and, over an extended period of time, can actually increase th... Continue Reading

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How to Stop Your Past From Shaping Your Future

By Caitlin Thiede

Where you start does NOT determine where you end up. Continue Reading

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The Real Reason Why We Self-Sabotage

By Caitlin Thiede

By accepting events, feelings, thoughts, and people as they are, we're free from being controlled by them. Continue Reading

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The Scary Truth About Being Sober

By Caitlin Thiede

Sobriety means sitting in excruciating discomfort because you're becoming in tune with yourself. Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Practice Gratitude for a Successful Recovery

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.

So how does one practice gratitude daily? Here are 3 ways to focus on the positive aspects of life. Continue Reading

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3 Things That Helped Me in My First Four Months of Recovery

By Christopher McSpadden

One writer shares some key life adjustments he had to make during his first few months in recovery. Continue Reading

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How Keeping Secrets Can Harm Your Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

If you are holding onto secrets you're feeling guilty about, perhaps it’s time to think about coming clean. Continue Reading

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3 Ways to Stop Obsessing About Drinking

By Rebecca Kovacs

The first thing to understand is that many, many addicts go through this when they first enter the beginning phases of recovery. Continue Reading

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Developing Emotional Sobriety

By Dominica Applegate

Not being able to handle your emotions can really put a damper on life and cause problems at home, work, and well, just about a... Continue Reading

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How the Expressive Arts Can Help with Your Recovery

By Dominica Applegate

These creative modalities are becoming super popular for those who are eager to gain more emotional awareness and freedom. Continue Reading

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