What Does it Mean if I Dream About Relapsing?

What Does it Mean if I Dream About Relapsing?

What Does it Mean if I Dream About Relapsing? People who are still early in recovery often have dreams about relapsing. They are understandably worried that dreaming of relapse is a bad sign. Maybe it means recovery isn’t going well. Maybe it’s a sort of premonition or proof that their addiction is just waiting for a chance …

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Why Alcohol Addiction is Even More Dangerous for Women

Why Alcohol Addiction is Even More Dangerous for Women

Why Alcohol Addiction is Even More Dangerous for Women While it’s true alcohol addiction affects more men than women, women make up about a third of problem drinkers. That’s a lot of people. What’s more, the number of women with alcohol use disorder appears to be growing. And while prolonged heavy drinking is not healthy for anyone, …

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How to Weather a Crisis During Recovery

How to Weather a Crisis During Recovery

How to Weather a Crisis During Recovery Stress and anxiety are major triggers of cravings in recovery. Part of recovery is learning to manage stress and anxiety so they don’t derail your progress. It doesn’t take much at first to cause a craving. It might be an argument at home, stress at work, or financial problems. Everyday …

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So What if You Don’t Do Everything ‘Right’ in Recovery?

So What if You Don’t Do Everything ‘Right’ in Recovery?

So What if You Don’t Do Everything ‘Right’ in Recovery? Most people are aware that healthy lifestyle changes are helpful in recovery. Exercise, meditation, healthy eating, adequate sleep, a regular routine, and positive relationships are all regularly called essential to recovery. What if you haven’t done all of that, or any of it? We all know there …

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How to Make Better Decisions in Addiction Recovery

How to Make Better Decisions in Addiction Recovery

How to Make Better Decisions in Addiction Recovery Brain scans show that in people who have struggled with addiction for a long time, the part of your brain responsible for rational thinking becomes cut off from the part of your brain responsible for gratification. That means the longer addiction persists, the less you are physically able to …

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What’s the Difference Between ‘Selfish’ and ‘Self-seeking’ behaviour?

What’s the Difference Between ‘Selfish’ and ‘Self-seeking’ behaviour?

What’s the Difference Between ‘Selfish’ and ‘Self-seeking’ behaviour? In the Big Book there is an explanation of step four–a searching and fearless moral inventory–that includes this passage: ‘Putting out of our minds the wrongs others had done, we resolutely looked for our own mistakes. Where had we been selfish, dishonest, self-seeking, and frightened?’ What’s the difference between …

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7 Signs Your Child May Be Using Drugs

7 Signs Your Child May Be Using Drugs

7 Signs Your Child May Be Using Drugs Parents never want to think their children are using drugs. They want to believe their kids know better or that they are too young for that sort of thing. Unfortunately, we all do things despite knowing better and the younger kids start using drugs, the more likely they are …

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