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Seabrook’s Tips for a Sober 4th!

  July 3, 2018   No comments

Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “Freedom is the will to be responsible for ourselves”. Freedom and responsibility often go hand-in-hand. Independence Day and sobriety celebrate both. 242 years ago, the founding

Which Friends Will Support Your Sobriety?

  September 18, 2017   No comments

Especially in early recovery, it’s important to do your best to spend the majority of your time with friends and loved ones who will influence you in a positive way.

How Empathy Can Help You Heal

  August 21, 2017   No comments

Empathy, or the ability to step into the shoes of another person and feel what he or she is feeling, is often hijacked by addiction. This is because it’s often

Why You Should Wait to Date

  August 11, 2017   No comments

Experts almost universally advise against making any major life changes in the first year of sobriety – and this includes dating or starting a new relationship. This isn’t to say

4 Reasons to Continue Talk Therapy

  July 26, 2017   No comments

If you’re in rehab, it’s likely that talk therapy – between you and a therapist, social worker, psychologist, psychiatrist or an addiction counselor – has been part of your recovery

Do You Know the Early Signs of Relapse?

  June 23, 2017   No comments

Recovery is a long, winding path with ups and downs, successes and disappointments, progress and back-sliding. While relapse is common – the National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that about

4 Tips for Starting a Recovery Journal

  June 8, 2017   No comments

Considering starting a recovery journal? It’s a smart addition to your overall recovery plan. That’s because the act of journaling is a great way to process your emotions, release stress

5 More Reasons to Add Exercise to Your Recovery

  May 24, 2017   No comments

By now, you’re likely not too surprised to hear that exercise is an important part of the addiction recovery process. Yoga mats and fitness equipments are becoming mainstays of many rehabs

4 Smart Money Steps

  May 17, 2017   No comments

For people in recovery, financial health is often one area that needs a little tender love and care. After all, years of drug or alcohol abuse likely took a big

Habits That Cause Sleep Woes

  May 10, 2017   No comments

If you’re struggling with sleep woes, you’re not alone. In fact, trouble falling and staying asleep is a pretty common problem for people in recovery. According to one study, you have