Mending Personal Relationships in Recovery

Mending Personal Relationships in Recovery

Addiction strains relationships to the maximum, which causes family members to lie, cheat and steal from each other in the process of getting and using drugs. Ergo, when it comes time for recovery, the user must be accountable for her actions and follow through on her promises for recovery; in doing so, she can begin […]

A Guide to Sober Living

A Guide to Sober Living

When you have lived with addiction for months or years another way of life can seem foreign. Returning to normal life after rehab can be daunting, but staying focused on building new habits and staying in a healthy environment are keys to succeeding in recovery. Substance abuse takes up a large majority of your time […]

Self-Image and Recovery

Self-Image and Recovery

Low self-image can be the reason a person starts using LSD. Florida State University[1] explains, “Low self-esteem is kind of the spark plug for self-destructive behaviors, and drug use is one of these…It’s a fundamental need to have a good sense of self. Without it, people may become pathologically unhappy with themselves, and that can […]

Physical Activity, Staying Busy, and Living Sober

Physical Activity, Staying Busy, and Living Sober

Recovering addicts often face triggers that can put them at risk for relapse, but one of the most vulnerable times for renewed drug abuse is when someone is bored. When bored, the mind starts wandering, so if you do not find something constructive to do, then it is easy to start thinking about substance abuse […]

4 Reasons Discussing Your Addiction with Your Doctor Can Maintain Your Sobriety

4 Reasons Discussing Your Addiction with Your Doctor Can Maintain Your Sobriety

Alcohol and drug addictions are a health issue, so it is absolutely essential that you are completely open and honest with your doctor about everything pertaining to your addiction. In many ways, your sobriety depends upon such cooperation and transparency. Here are four reasons why you should discuss an existing addiction with your primary physician. […]

Three Steps to Make Room in Your Life for Sobriety

Three Steps to Make Room in Your Life for Sobriety

When addiction is involved, sobriety is not as simple as just quitting drugs and resuming a “normal life.” If you want to stay clean and clear-headed, you will need to make some serious changes in your life. While they may seem uncomfortable at first, a few simple changes in your life can help you to […]

6 Steps to Returning to Your Career After Recovery

6 Steps to Returning to Your Career After Recovery

Going back to work is an intimidating step in the addiction recovery process, but breaking it all down into separate, smaller tasks or considerations may make it easier for you to stay on track in your new life without drugs. Resuming a career can be scary – regardless of whether you are looking for a […]

Making Adjustments in a Stagnant Recovery

Making Adjustments in a Stagnant Recovery

It’s easy to move off track in recovery by getting out of good habits or spending time in a negative environment. While no one wants to relapse, there is plenty to learn from feelings of stagnation and low motivation. Understanding Recovery It takes time to recover from LSD dependence, so it’s necessary to make life […]

Is a Social Life Valuable in Recovery?

Is a Social Life Valuable in Recovery?

Life before rehab and life after rehab are very different. After such an important change, the idea of having a social life can be intimidating. The truth is that a good social life can strengthen your recovery. It can even help you reach new heights. Negative relationships can drag you down and make it easier to […]

Finding Support in Mental Health Recovery

Finding Support in Mental Health Recovery

Suffering from a mental illness can make you feel isolated, alone and helpless. If you do not know where to turn for support, then the burden of a mental illness can be too much to handle. Fortunately, there are countless ways to get the support you need to recover from your mental problem. You may […]