Blog Posts - Addiction Recovery



The Benefits of Meditation for Addiction Recovery

  Recovering from addiction is no easy task. It’s never impossible, but the road looks a little different for every individual case. For some, a little love and a lot of time can help someone go from their lowest low to a happy place in their...
by Recovery Advocates on Dec 15, 2016

Another Holiday Guest Article. The Meyer Family Support Him As Media Spins His Gambling Addiction & Prison.

Happy Holidays and Welcome Recovery Friends,   . So The Media Portrays a Father and Husband  Like THIS:   “Day of Reckoning for Crooked Accountant” . “A Long Island accountant may spend up to 13 years in prison for steali...

Thank You to ‘Keys To Recovery News’ for Printing My Holiday Article! I am Honored.

Hello and Happy Holidays Recovery Friends, I am very Happy and Honored that the recovery publication “Keys To Recovery Newspaper”  a FREE recovery newspaper  by  way, has printed a Holiday Article I wrote about “Gambling Addicti...

Guest Holiday Article From ‘The Fix.’ Is A 12-Step Program All You Have In Your Life? By Katie MacBride

I am starting my New Recovery Holiday Article Share series with an interesting topic and question. As in many Gamblers Anonymous meetings I have attended, I have heard some say that they gave up all their friends and are only friends with their GA, A...

Take It Easy

One day at a time.
by Addiction Inbox on Nov 13, 2016

A Message From “The White House & Our President, Barak Obama.” And National Day of Action from Gambling Addiction…

. A National Message From Our US President, Barak Obama from “The White House.” The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release August 31, 2016 “Presidential Proclamation – National Alcohol and Drug Addicti...

For My New Recovery Followers. An Intro ~ Thanks for the 500 Follows!

Hello and Welcome All, In honor of another ‘WordPress Trophy’ I have been bestowed, I thought I would celebrate with a share of my first article that was printed in a fantastic recovery newspaper publication this month! It is an introduct...

So Happy to be Writing for ‘Keys To Recovery News’! And Some Book Reviews, Poetry, and Author News.

. Hello, Recovery Friends and Visitors! “I wanted to share some exciting news with everyone. I have been invited to be a regular article writer for a great Free Recovery publication called,  Keys To Recovery Newspaper! Why?” They have a...

Find the Right Environment to Support Your Recovery

It’s necessary to have a supportive environment for weeks, months, even years, after getting sober. An environment can have a great influence on our thoughts, mood, feelings, and behavior. Although some might argue that the atmosphere of a plac...
by Recovery Advocates on Aug 1, 2016

How to Overcome the Ambivalence to Change

If you’re in the first few months of your recovery, you likely experience plenty of ambivalence.  Ambivalence is that experience of having two opposing feelings at the same time. For instance, if you’re in recovery, then you’re doi...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 25, 2016

Mending Family Relationships After Addiction

If you’ve been sober for a few weeks or months, perhaps you’re ready to make amends with family members. There may have been experiences in the past, perhaps as a result of the addiction, that seemed irreparable at the time. But time can...
by Recovery Advocates on Jul 18, 2016

How Do You Deal With Stress In Recovery? Guest Author Article.

Dealing with Stress: 5 Terrible Ideas  ~  By Christine Hill .  . Stress: popular science tells us it’s the specter that haunts our steps and brings death to our door. However, as we learned with Kelly McGonigal’s TED talk, we’re recently lea...

How to Prepare for Grief and Loss in Recovery

When you get sober, there are many facets of your life you’re letting go of. Not to mention that recovery also means letting go of a part of who you are and an old way of relating to the world. Plus, in recovery, you might recognize just how mu...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 30, 2016

Stay Occupied This Summer to Stay Sober

  Having too much free time can be a recovering addict’s enemy. Being bored might bring on cravings and if you’re not careful it can result in a relapse. In order to avoid relapse, fill up your free time with healthy activities that...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 28, 2016

Recovery Techniques to Overcome Self-Doubt

Recovery from alcohol or drug addiction can be a challenge. You might encounter certain moments of self-doubt throughout your recovery journey. However, learning some techniques to prepare you for the more difficult times can be very helpful. Have a...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 27, 2016

Three Lifestyle Changes to Help Your Recovery

While going through recovery, you’ll want to make some lifestyle changes to help achieve and maintain sobriety. These changes are not things that happen over night; they take hard work and dedication. However, when you commit to making certain...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 24, 2016

Create Your Chosen Set of Recovery Tools

  When you’re in recovery, whether it’s from addiction or mental illness or a physical disease, you’ll need a set of recovery tools to help you get through the rough moments. And not every tool works for everyone in every situa...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 24, 2016

15 Sobriety Lessons You Should Know

Kelly Fitzgerald celebrated her three years sober from drugs and alcohol on May 7, 2016. Throughout her three years of sobriety, she has learned many important lessons and wishes to share them with others who are also in recovery. Sobriety is a lifes...
by Recovery Advocates on Jun 22, 2016

Through a forest

The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.
by Addiction Recovery Quotes on Jun 7, 2016

How About Planning A Cool Summer Sober Party…

Planning a Sober Party That’s Actually Cool By: Guest Writer, Darci Maxwell   Just because you’re sober doesn’t mean that your social life has gone out the window.  You can host sober parties that are both fun and enjoyable, sometimes eve...


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