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Build Stability In Recovery: Finding The Right Job For You

Build Stability In Recovery: Finding The Right Job For You

Recovery is intimidating for many reasons, especially if you are new to it. You need to focus on your health while adjusting back to life. Making ends meet until you find your first job opportunity post-recovery is necessary, but shouldn't add stress. There are plenty of options available for you, all of which can be fulfilling.

The Perfect Day: In Recovery

The Perfect Day: In Recovery

It’s not always easy to think of enjoying your life when you’re struggling to get through another day sober, but you should. Finding moments of peace and happiness is a crucial step in the process of personal reinvention, and now’s the time to take it, with summer bringing plenty of warm weather and clear skies to lift your spirits.

Going The Distance: What It Takes To Make Relationships Work

Going The Distance: What It Takes To Make Relationships Work

As technology has changed how we meet, communicate and date- long distance relationships have become a norm in our culture. Yet, there really hasn't been much discussion about how to navigate these types of relationships and the struggles that come up for couples who are trying to "go the distance." 

Vulnerability: The Leap Into The Unknown

 Vulnerability: The Leap Into The Unknown

Vulnerability means showing up and allowing yourself to be seen, speaking your truth and putting yourself at risk for rejection. It's saying "I love you" and not knowing how the other person feels. It's hearing that you have cancer. It's walking into an interview for your dream job. It's becoming a parent for the first time. It's facing someone that you have hurt. It's admitting that you struggle with an addiction or that your relationship isn't working anymore.

The "Never Enough" Epidemic: Stop Comparing and Break Free

The "Never Enough" Epidemic: Stop Comparing and Break Free

With the creation of social media and technology, we are bombarded daily with images of lives that seem "picture perfect," which can leave us feeling like our own lives are dull and not good enough.  

Understanding Addiction: Lessons That I Have Learned From Working With Addicts

Understanding Addiction: Lessons That I Have Learned From Working With Addicts

Most of us know someone directly or indirectly has been affected by substance abuse or addiction problems. Understanding why someone abuses substances or becomes addicted is very complicated because unlike depression or anxiety there is a belief that there is a choice, a choice not to use and to begin using in the first place.  

Let's Get Real: Why It's Important To Talk About The Hard Stuff

Let's Get Real: Why It's Important To Talk About The Hard Stuff

Life is beautiful, there is so much to celebrate, be grateful for and share with others. 

Yet, life is life.

There are always going to be inevitable moments of pain and unimaginable suffering, for all of us. It's the beauty of the highest of the highs and the lessons hidden in the lowest of the lows which give us meaning and slowly shape us into the people we are supposed to become. 

4-Signs That You're Headed Towards A Break Up. 

4-Signs That You're Headed Towards A Break Up. 

Break ups are hard! When relationships come to an end, it's normal to experience feelings of grief. They can trigger buried experiences of prior losses but unlike a death- the person is still out there. It makes this loss different and at times even MORE traumatic.