Are you struggling with a substance use disorder? Is denial a barrier to you getting the help you need? Keep reading to see if you can relate to the scenarios listed in this post.Read More
Here is a process for Committing to Change in Recovery-Building new relationships, choose a sober living home, work with a recovery coach, promote healthy lifestyle changes, star a recovery journal, and practice mindfulness.Read More
Incorporate a recovery coach into your plan for recovery. Recovery coaching will help you stay committed to meet to connect with sober support, the recovery community, and fulfill obligations to yourself and your loved ones.Read More
Making a commitment to engage and participate in an executive sober living will promote health and empower your lifestyle changes for long-term sustained recovery. Sober living promises accountability, challenge, and peer support.Read More
The holiday season doesn’t have to be a threat to your life in recovery. Manage dangerous situations, triggers, cravings with tips like recovery coaching support, 12-step meetings, SMART Recovery, Exercise, Nutrition and much moreRead More
Utilize your recovery coach this holiday season. Here are several topics and plans you should make to ensure sober holiday celebrations and joy in early recovery.Read More
In recovery gratitude must become a central theme. Turn holiday reluctance and fear into joy and a celebration of recovery, using these tips to harness gratitude.Read More
What is spiritual bankruptcy and what does it mean to life in recovery? If you are hung up with defining your recovery as a spiritual program try gratitude instead. Living a life of gratitude is living a life of personal and spiritual growth in recovery from alcohol or other drugs.Read More
In early recovery connecting with spirituality is vital. Some find it difficult to distinguish between spirituality and religion. It is said that recovery is a spiritual program for many reasons. Keep reading for the top three.Read More
Did you ever wonder why some people always seem to have a smile on their face? One reason is that they have learned to accept and attitude of gratitude. Today’s post will give you some tips about how to keep a gratitude journal. In recovery being grateful is a formula for successfully defeating self-limiting beliefs and overcoming doubt, and fear. Keeping a gratitude journal is a positve pathway for recovery.Read More
Expressing gratitude, in autumn is almost automatic. But what happens when you become mindful of approaching everyday with thankfulness. Research shows your experience optimal benefits of mental and physical health, you’ll be able to dispute irrational thoughts and self-talk easier, and you’ll live life with satisfaction and abundance.Read More
Your hero’s journey is epic. In recovery it is blessed with help and support of others. Start practicing Gratitude daily, show your appreciation to the new connections and healthy relationships you’ve forged in sober living.Read More
Healthy relationships forged in sober living homes help you to live following your belief and value system and to form new virtues. 3 virtues found within the serenity prayer when you aspire to obtain in your life can and will create a feeling of happiness and calm, as you progress along your personal path in recovery.Read More
Sober living helps you establish healthy relationships with peers concerned with the same goals. These bonds of fellowship create a desire to follow your own personal path. As you forge new relationships you become accountable, respectful, and trusting. Eventually this allows you to make better decisions and commitments.Read More
Human beings desire to fit in, to belong, to be part of a family, tribe, (club, organization, community). To feel this connection you often gravitate toward members of the tribe you feel connected with. Learn how residing in a sober living home propels you toward achieving optimal healthy relationships and sober support.
Sober living homes create opportunities for you to connect with like-minded peers aiming to manifest the best version of themselves, recovery and the highest potential of life. Establish sober support by participating with peer support, 12 step groups and meetings, rekindle family relationships. participating in health-minded hobbies and clubs, and volunteering and supporting others.Read More
Understand how the stages of change and residing in a sober living home in Connecticut will help motivate you to progress through these stages naturally, safely and comfortably.Read More
Have you let these falsehoods about alcohol or drugs step in between you and sobriety? In this post, you’ll learn why 5 alcohol myths are dangerous to your health and livelihood.Read More
Do you deny or excuse your excessive drinking?
Denial is when you refuse to accept a harsh reality as truth.
At first, denial in high functioning professionals isn’t recognizable. You are able to explain away your alcohol or drug abuse to your family, loved ones, colleagues, and yourself. As you continue to abuse alcohol, the different types of denial become more natural to recognize and more destructive.Read More
High functioning executive stress is a known cause of cravings for alcohol. Learning to manage your cravings before it controls you, takes practice, but it is not impossible. Do cravings for alcohol cause fear and uncertainty throughout your busy workday? It’s a known fact that stressful situations create the obsession to drink in those who suffer from substance use disorders. Learn to control your cravings.
As an executive, your daily routine has stressful situations lurking throughout the workday. These situations create cravings which seek to control your thoughts and behavior. An urge or obsession to use is the result of a process.
The process is initiated by a trigger. Triggers are personal indicators or precursors which start a feeling.