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22 Sep

Combating Cravings

Combating cravings Cravings are a normal and natural part of recovery.  Cravings are often stronger and more intense in early recovery.  Many recovering persons report they continue to experience cravings years after abstaining from drugs and alcohol  The key to dealing with these cravings is to learn how to manage them.  Craving typically cannot last […]

All the Feels

Emotions can be tricky. Many people judge feelings or try to suppress their emotions.  It might be better just to stuff it down in a deep dark hole and not deal with it…right? Unfortunately, it is this avoiding that often leads to stress and the development of compulsive behaviors.  It is important to realize that […]

5 Tips to Manage Difficult Family Members on Christmas

Managing Family on Christmas This time of year is joyous, merry, and bright.  This time of year for many people is also stressful and difficult.  Our culture promotes a vision of a happy family sharing eggnog by the beautifully decorated Christmas tree that towers over bundles of presents.  But what happens when that vision is […]