Winter can be a difficult time of year for many people living with seasonal depression. As the days get shorter and colder, it can be hard to keep motivated and stay on top of recovery. For those recovering from addiction, winter can present an even greater challenge. The combination of seasonal depression and sobriety (not to mention the holidays) can make the winter months seem especially daunting. However, it is possible to manage both seasonal depression and sobriety. You can beat the winter blues and stay sober through the cold months with the right coping strategies.
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The first few weeks after you’ve completed a substance abuse program can be emotionally and physically challenging. Many of the things you’ve been doing for so long may seem bizarre and unnatural to you. However, as challenging as it may seem, staying structured is one of the most important things you can do in recovery. Without structure, your recovery is much more likely to be temporary and unstable. Here are some helpful tips on how to stay organized while in recovery from a substance use disorder.
Pets can be a source of tremendous comfort to people. When people feel loved and supported, they are more likely to recover from a substance use disorder. That’s why pet therapy programs exist – they offer pet owners an opportunity to provide care, compassion, and love to those who need it most. In today’s article, we will explore the benefits of pet therapy in recovery and how program participants may benefit from the experience.
Sober living isn’t just about abstaining from alcohol and other substances. It’s a lifestyle that encompasses many different aspects of your life. For example, it can help you make better decisions, keep you stress-free, and even improve your physical health. If you’re ready to start living an active sober lifestyle, read on for more information.
The Thanksgiving holiday is a time when friends and family come together to give thanks for all the wonderful things in their lives. But it also holds the potential to be a challenging time for anyone who struggles with alcohol addiction or any other type of substance use. If you are sober, staying that way during this holiday can be very difficult. Here are some tips on how to stay sober during the Thanksgiving holiday:
Sober living is challenging, especially when faced with all the free time that used to be occupied by substance use. Isolation is also a concern for people whose friend group was previously curated through addiction. Finding new hobbies and activities can be a great way to meet new people and keep your mind stimulated. This is why so many recovering addicts find that adding sober activities to their routine is beneficial in keeping them on the right path. These days, there are so many different ways that people in recovery can enrich their daily lives. Yoga is one such practice that the addiction recovery community has turned to as a constructive sober activity. Let’s discuss the benefits of yoga and some basic poses that you can try today!
In the age of technology, it’s become a lot easier to track your sobriety and manage your recovery plan with the advent of mobile apps. Below is a list of recovery-based apps that you can download on your smartphone to connect with a supportive community and meet your own treatment goals. Regardless of whether you are newly sober or established in your recovery, there is an app on this list for you! All of the applications are available on Android and Apple iOS. Prices are subject to change as of the writing of this article. Eudaimonia does not receive commissions on purchases and is not in a sponsorship agreement with any of the applications listed below.
In recovery, some find that they have extra time on their hands that used to be occupied in some way by substance use. We’re starting off our new Sober Activity Series with caring for houseplants as a great way to dedicate that extra time to something productive. Houseplants are a great form of therapy for anyone in recovery, someone working through trauma, dealing with mental illness, or some combination of the three. Research shows that for 88% of Americans, caring for houseplants has improved their mental health. So let’s go over a few beginner-friendly houseplants to get you started in your new sober hobby!
Houston is an amazing and diverse city with countless options for entertainment, dining, education, healthcare, socializing and more. If you’re new to the Houston area or you are starting fresh with a new sober lifestyle, Houston is an exceptional place to be. Learning how to live sober anywhere can be a challenge, but our comprehensive […]
Continued success in sobriety isn’t just something that happens on its own. It’s a product of intentional decisions, commitment, and support. A sober living home can act as a safe haven for people who recently got sober and are looking for a new, fresh start in recovery. Whether you’re a current resident of Houston or […]
Completing a rehab program is just the start of beginning a whole new life in recovery. As you transition out of rehab and into an independent sober lifestyle, it’s important that you set yourself up for success in a healthy living environment that promotes personal growth and continued recovery.
Sometimes relocating to a new city for a sober living program can provide much-needed change and inspiration as you embrace a new lifestyle of sobriety. If you are searching for a new place to begin your sober life, Houston may be a great option. Here are six excellent reasons to consider enrolling in a sober […]
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Texas has experienced a barbecue renaissance of momentous proportions, with some of the most well-known BBQ restaurants nationwide being located right in the heart of Houston. Every year, the Lyerly Recovery Club has the Alacthon and Barbecue Competition, inviting recovering addicts and alcoholics across the city to compete in a cook off.