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Manage Stress After Rehab

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Managing Stress After Rehab Successful recovery can be a demanding job. Add to it the pressures of daily life—work, family, relationships, finances—and the result can be considerable stress that may rob you of health and strength. No wonder the National Institute on Drug Abuse rates stress as the leading cause of relapse into drug or alcohol dependency. However, there are many productive ways to manage stress after rehab during any stage of your healing. Listen to Your Body During Recovery Your body will send you signals that it is in need […]
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Have Fun Sober: 4 Ways to Spend Your Friday Night

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In the past, your idea of a fun Friday night might have involved binge drinking or taking pills. However, now that you’re on the path to recovery, these pastimes are no longer an option. We know a big part of staying sober is making sure you occupy your time and have fun. The reasons many people become addicted in the first place - stress, depression, and even boredom - can lead many people astray in their recovery. So, what else can you do to have some fun on the weekend? Here’s four entertaining suggestions that will keep you from relapsing.
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Avoiding Alcohol Triggers During the Holidays

Avoiding Alcohol Triggers During the Holidays

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Holidays can be rough on everyone, but it always seems harder on the alcoholic trying to stay sober. There seem to be laser trip mines all over the place. Family and friends come together in unusual combinations that can provide a new level of anxiety for even the most experienced holiday veteran. Unfortunately, when an alcoholic has anxiety, they want to drink. So, when it comes to getting through the holidays sober, nothing can seem like a bigger challenge. Everyone has been known to use social lubrication to get through […]
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