anxiety

Dealing with Depression and Anxiety in Recovery

First off, let us say: We feel you. Dealing with big feelings in recovery is no joke. For those of us who have spent a long time running from uncomfortable emotions, getting sober, and facing them is not for the faint of heart. We could even pose that perhaps this is what makes sobering up so hard in the first …

Isn’t It Time You Got Free of Addiction?

Isn’t It Time You Got Free?

Let’s face it – everyone feels the weight of tough times. And for most people, these times have been tougher than ever. The last few months have been emotionally charged, to say the least. The year kicked off with intense political division, only to be quickly followed by a terrifying virus pandemic that overtook the globe. Then came job losses …

Staying Sober Under These New Conditions

Staying Sober Under These New Conditions

Are you struggling with staying sober during the times of the COVID-19? Addiction is a disease of isolation. The addict’s mind separates itself from anything positive or good. One of the major reasons that addicts use is to shut off the voices in their head that tell them they are losers, or failures. The addict has suffered trauma, that creates …

Getting Sober During COVID-19

Getting Sober During COVID-19

Some say, “what a tough time to get sober”. The question we ask, “is anytime an easy time to get sober?” Addiction creates absolute chaos in every area of the life of an addict. Usually the addict has a criminal stuff going on. The addict has issues within its family relationships. Jobs are lost. Places to live have been forfeited. …