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Tag: Sober Living

Pet Therapy: Interacting with Animals in Addiction Recovery

Pet Therapy: Interacting with Animals in Addiction Recovery Pet Therapy: Can interacting with animals make a difference 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.

What it Means to Live a Sober Lifestyle

What it Means to Live a Sober Lifestyle What it Means to Live a Sober Lifestyle

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.

5 Tips for Staying Sober During This Thanksgiving Holiday

5 Tips for Staying Sober During This Thanksgiving Holiday 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:

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 Activity Series: Why Yoga is a Great Sober Activity for Addiction Recovery

Sober Activity Series: Why Yoga is a Great Sober Activity for Addiction Recovery Sober Activity Series: Why Yoga is a Great Sober Activity for Recovering Addicts

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!

5 Fall Mocktail Recipes for a Cozy Sober Autumn

5 Fall Mocktail Recipes for a Cozy Sober Autumn 5 Fall Mocktail Recipes for a Cozy Sober Autumn

The air is getting crisper here in Texas, so it’s time to settle in and get cozy with a nice non-alcoholic mixed drink! We’ve compiled a short list of mocktail recipes for this autumn season, ranging from large-batch drinks to vegan options. Try out a recipe or two for yourself and be sure to let us know what your favorite is!

Can You Visit Someone in a Sober Living Home?

Can You Visit Someone in a Sober Living Home? Can You Visit Someone in a Sober Living Home?

When someone you care about enters rehab or a sober living home, your first instinct is to be there for them. After all, one of the keys to successful recovery is community support and involvement. We’ve discussed here before that it isn’t always easy to support someone in recovery, but sometimes it’s as easy as visiting them. But can you visit a sober living home? And more importantly, should you visit? Let’s discuss the idea behind sober living facilities and all of the factors that will impact your decision to visit one.

6 Tips For Supporting Someone in Recovery

6 Tips For Supporting Someone in Recovery 6 Tips For Supporting Someone in Recovery

Let’s not sugar-coat it: it’s not easy to support someone confronting their addiction disorder. Sometimes it feels like walking on eggshells; some days will be worse than others. But seeing it through and showing support and care for someone important to you can be so rewarding.

A Closer Look at Amphetamine Addiction

A Closer Look at Amphetamine Addiction A Closer Look at Amphetamine Addiction - Eudaimonia Sober Living

Amphetamine when used correctly is relatively harmless in treating attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD) and narcolepsy. However, it is an addictive, synthetic, mood-altering drug with rates of abuse. A study conducted in 2020 found that 5.1 million people reported abusing prescription stimulants like amphetamine in the past year. Consequently, amphetamine is the second most widely used addictive substance in America, only surpassed by marijuana. It warrants a closer look at what exactly amphetamine addiction is, its symptoms, and outlook on recovery.

10 Prompts for Sober Journaling

10 Prompts for Sober Journaling let’s discuss the benefits of sober journaling as well as providing prompts to jumpstart this vital resource in your recovery journey.

Sobriety is intimidating for those who are new to recovery. Sober living carries the stress of possible relapse, especially in the early stages when the habit of sobriety is newly established. During early treatment, many medical professionals recommend sober journaling as a means of engaging actively with the process, tracking progress, and monitoring risk. So let’s discuss the benefits of sober journaling as well as providing prompts to jumpstart this vital resource in your recovery journey.

How to Maintain Accountability During Addiction Recovery

How to Maintain Accountability During Addiction Recovery man works on his introspection

Intensive in-patient treatment is only the first step of recovery. Most people believe that they can be completely free of addiction when they finish the 90 day detox programs or 150 day detox programs. However, the truth is much different.

Maintaining Sobriety in Early Recovery

Maintaining Sobriety in Early Recovery Maintaining Sobriety in Early Recovery - Journey to Understanding Addiction

In early recovery, maintaining sobriety can seem insurmountable. It’s a crucial step forward in the journey toward independence from substance abuse and it requires a lot of introspection. In order to identify personal triggers and stress points, it’s important to first learn how addiction occurs, its behavioral effects, and what to anticipate in recovery.

Celebrating in Recovery: Hosting and Attending Parties

Celebrating in Recovery: Hosting and Attending Parties celebrating while maintaining a sober lifestyle

In recovery, isolation can be harmful. It’s important to reach out to friends and maintain or mend relationships. But social gatherings can be tricky to navigate in sobriety. Most restaurants, grocery stores, parties, and work functions carry the possibility of encountering alcohol. Even though the temptation of alcohol might be present, it is possible to successfully navigate a party as long as you set boundaries and maintain them. Here are some options:

The Favorite Way for Austin Men to Get Sober

The Favorite Way for Austin Men to Get Sober

There’s a new way for men in Austin to get into sober living. At Eudaimonia Recovery Homes, we provide a safe place to recover from drug addictions to people of all ages and genders. Our Austin facility is particularly designed for men who seek a fast recovery from a safe place away from their homes.

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