What is Cognitive Dissonance and How Do You Reduce it?

Content Belief disconfirmation Personal Responsibility Impact of Cognitive Dissonance Causes of Cognitive Dissonance Holiday stress: How to cope with the seasonal blues The Two Main Types Of Cognitive Dissonance Cognitive Dissonance: 50 Years of a Classic Theory – Joel Cooper Cognitive dissonance vs. cognitive bias examples of cognitive dissonance This can be a difficult decision […]

What Did We Learn from Our Study on Sober Living Houses and Where Do We Go from Here? PMC

Content Sober Living The History and Evolution of the Sober Living House Model Finding A Sober Living Home Why you should stay away from sick sea lions, for their good — and yours Theoretical Framework and Impact of the Phoenix Sober Active Community Model Benefits of Recovery Housing Significance of the Study Benefits of Sober […]

STRAIGHTEN in Big Book Alcoholics Anonymous, 12 Steps and 12 Traditions

Content Read Ending and Unending: The Art of Meditation in the Christian Tradition by Magrit Dahm SPIRITUAL HEALTH Footer Center Menu Understanding What a Spiritual Malady Is There is after all, a lot of God talk in those meetings and in their “Big Book,” Alcoholics Anonymous. God is the main feature of the 12-Step approach […]

Sober Confessions: Celebs Who Announced They Gave Up Drugs, Alcohol

Content Jamie DeLoe: Finding & Practicing Grace in Recovery Famous People in Addiction Recovery People Who Became Successful While in Addiction Recovery ‘My mom said, ‘there’s nothing wrong with you, you’re an alcoholic.” Testimonials from real people with real recovery stories. Colin Farrell: Addiction Treatment and Recovery “If you’d met me eight years ago, you […]

Blood Thinners and Alcohol

Content Alcohol AND Blood Thinners? Bad Idea Types of Blood Thinners Drugs & Supplements Scientists Identify Ancient Grapes from Byzantine Days Wine Spectator Podcasts Booklet—Blood Thinner Pills: Your Guide to Using Them Safely Antiplatelet medicines are used to stop blood clots from forming. They are a group of drugs that stop certain blood cells (platelets) […]

What are triggers and how can you cope with them?

For example, most celebrations involve substance use among-st friends and family. Therefore, if you’re in a drug and alcohol recovery stage,  this environment can inspire you to feel celebratory and want to participate. A significant amount of people struggling with substance abuse find it difficult to resist relapse triggers. The negative side effects of relapsing after […]

Alcohol Cravings & Addiction Relapse Triggers Get Help

Content Dry January Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them Effective Behavioral Interventions for Alcohol Free Healthbeat Signup Medication to Help with Alcohol Cravings Does your Insurance Cover Rehab? Certain anticonvulsant medications like Topamax have been successful in reducing cravings for alcohol. Campral has been used to address cravings with alcohol but is more successful in […]

Making Living Amends in 12 Step Recovery

Content Art as Living Amends: Nick Cave on Creativity as an Instrument of Self-Forgiveness and the Necessity of Hope in a Fragile World Step 9: The Best 5 Tips for Living Amends Support Our Mission What’s the Difference between Making Amends and Offering an Apology? In praise of “the necessary and urgent need to love […]

Dating In Early Recovery

Content Married to an Addict in Recovery? You’re Not Alone When Should I Worry About My Husband’s Drinking? The 5 Most Prolific Ways Alcoholism Harms Marriage Drinking is Ruining my Marriage I put a burden on sobriety’s shoulders that it couldn’t possibly carry. After decades of drinking, I stopped, and I expected all the pain […]

How Can I Flush Alcohol Out of My System?

Content Crohn’s Disease: New Research on Predictive and Environmental Factors How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your System? The Alcohol Detox Process Previous PostWhat Helps In The Detoxification Of Drugs? I can drive safely after a few drinks Alcohol Half-Life Diet plays an essential role in overall health and can impact parts of the body […]

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