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Can Animals Help With Mental Health and Recovery?

Can Animals Help With Mental Health and Recovery?

Animals offer us many benefits, from companionship to someone to talk to when we have no one else. They’ve even achieved status as therapy animals for people suffering from mental disorders such as anxiety or depression. Maybe the most important thing animals offer is unconditional love. We could all use a healthy dose of unconditional …

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How Yoga Helps with Recovery

How Yoga Helps with Recovery

We’re always looking for ways to stay on the right track during recovery and prevent relapse. Some people prefer art. Some people prefer cardio exercise like running. For a less rigorous exercise with relapse prevention benefits, consider doing yoga–it’s not just for old hippies or new bohemians anymore. This technique combines stretching and meditation but there’s …

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Letting Go of the Past to Prevent Relapse

Letting Go of the Past to Prevent Relapse

Once you’ve gone through a detox period and initial therapy to stabilize your substance abuse problem, you may think the worst is over. And while that may be true, there’s still a long road ahead in recovery to help keep you from relapsing. Celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but understand that detoxification is only the first step in …

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How You can Celebrate Valentine’s Day when You’re Single

How You can Celebrate Valentine’s Day when You’re Single

Feeling blue because you’re single on Valentine’s Day and not anywhere near ready for dating?  Instead of feeling down on yourself or lonely, make it a special day to celebrate your sobriety and your newfound love of life. There are plenty of reasons to love yourself and your choice to get sober. You may still feel like …

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