What to Do While Your Spouse is in a Treatment Center in Tennessee

There are millions of people who become addicted to alcohol or drugs. Some people become addicted to both of these substances. Unfortunately, there are many people who have this belief about alcohol and drug treatment centers. They believe these centers are all about believing in God and becoming perfect. This is not the case. In fact, if you know someone who attends a treatment center in Tennessee, you will see there is so much more to recovering from an addiction.…...
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Working with Another Alcoholic or Drug Addict

After you have gone to alcohol rehab or drug rehab, there might come a time when you are going to be working with another alcoholic or drug addict. It might seem like you can help them all at once or instantly change their life. However, there are some things you should keep in mind to help them in the best ways possible. Don't Press Them to Talk About Themselves According to Chapter 7 of the Big Book, you should never…...
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Passing It All Over to Your Higher Power

When in recovery from an alcohol addiction or drug addiction, there is one thing that is for sure - You must pass it all over to your Higher Power. No matter who your Higher Power might be, passing everything over to them is essential to the success of your recovery. There are some steps you can take to ensure that you are passing it all over to your Higher Power. If you take these steps, you are less likely to…...
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Art Therapy: Benefits to Addiction Recovery

There are many things that can help someone in their recovery from an addiction. Art therapy is one of those things. Many studies have shown that art therapy is a great way to build emotional resilience, promote change, build self-awareness, and much more. If you are in recovery from an addiction and are going to alcohol rehab or drug rehab, you should know that art therapy can help you a great deal. Building Emotional Resilience with Art Therapy One of…...
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Chronic Pain and Addiction Recovery

When someone is in addiction recovery and they are dealing with chronic pain, they must figure out ways to handle their pain without using drugs. This can be extremely difficult, especially when they are used to using drugs to handle all of their aches and pains. However, just because it is difficult, that doesn't make it impossible. There are some great tips for handling chronic pain in alcohol rehab or drug rehab addiction recovery. Massage Therapy Massage therapy is one…...
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How to Keep Up with Your Recovery While Taking Trips

Do you take trips often? Maybe you just want to take one or two trips a year? How are you going to keep up with your recovery while taking trips? If you have gone through an alcohol rehab or drug rehab program, this may be something that is on your mind. You can't just up and leave your life behind without any worry at all. The good news is there are ways you can keep up with your recovery while…...
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Years of Sobriety: Now What?

Many people who are years into sobriety will relapse. Why do you think this is? Well, there are many reasons. Some people believe they can drink again after they have been sober for a long time. Others stop working on their recovery, so they relapse. Some people in recovery will hit an obstacle and slip into a relapse. These are just some of the reasons people relapse years into sobriety. If you want to stay sober for the long haul,…...
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Get Your Motivation Back Today

During recovery from an addiction to drugs or alcohol, you must keep yourself motivated. When you stop having the motivation to go to addiction recovery meetings, get up in the morning, meet up with your sponsor, or do other recovery activities, that is when things start going downhill. That is when you risk of relapsing skyrockets. You must do something about your lack of motivation. It is essential that you find a way to motivate yourself and get back up…...
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Common Personal Stressors and What to Do About Them

Recovery from an alcohol or drug addiction can be rough. However, the life changes that happen when in recovery are amazing. Those far outweigh the work that recovery takes. Today you are going to learn about some of the common personal stressors recovering alcoholics and addicts have. These stressors could take place right after getting home from alcohol or drug rehab or years down the road. Making sure you know what to do when you experience these personal stressors can…...
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Troubles in Paradise: What to Do When Sobriety Isn’t Enough?

When you are in recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction, there are going to be time when you aren't working as hard on your recovery as you maybe should be. You may think that sobriety is enough to get you through. The problem is that recovery is much more than just staying sober. You can't rely on sobriety to keep pushing you through. Yes, there are times when sobriety will be enough. However, in reality, you need more than…...
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