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Where to Meet Sober Friends in Colorado Springs, CO

Where to Meet Sober Friends in Colorado Springs, CO sober friends have lunch together

When you get sober, it takes time to rebuild your social life. Socializing sober might not be first on your priority list, but as you get more comfortable in your sobriety, it’s important to make an effort to get social. Letting go of old, harmful relationships and building new, healthy ones is a process. Although […]

How to Celebrate Halloween Sober: 7 Frightfully Fun Ideas

How to Celebrate Halloween Sober: 7 Frightfully Fun Ideas How to Celebrate Halloween Sober: 7 Frightfully Fun Ideas

Like many other holidays and celebratory occasions, Halloween can often be an excuse to overindulge in alcohol. If you’re living in a sober living home or this will be your first Halloween sober in years, it can be a challenging occasion. Fortunately, there are plenty of great ways to celebrate Halloween “boos-free.” Here are seven […]

9 Natural Highs that Support a Life in Recovery

9 Natural Highs that Support a Life in Recovery family flying a kite in a field

While you were addicted, you probably found yourself living for the next high. Maybe you were trying to recreate that first high you felt, and once you started, you just never looked back. Now that you’re sober and in recovery, certain life experiences and activities can provide a similar “rush” or “high” without all the […]

How to Volunteer in Addiction Recovery

How to Volunteer in Addiction Recovery 6 Ways to Volunteer While In Recovery

After completing a drug and alcohol rehab program, many people feel empowered and ready to begin their new life of sobriety. Others may be unsure about what the future holds. Although it may take time to find purpose in life as you adjust to a lifestyle without drugs and alcohol, serving others provides many benefits […]

8 Hobbies That Can Help Reduce Anxiety

8 Hobbies That Can Help Reduce Anxiety woman paints to reduce her anxiety

Overall, researchers estimate that about 20 percent of people who suffer from addiction are also plagued by an anxiety disorder. Some studies estimate that this rate may even be as high as 50 percent among people who have experienced traumatic life events.1 Unfortunately, anxiety doesn’t just disappear once you get sober. Experiences in early recovery […]

13 Natural Ways to Manage Depression in Addiction Recovery

Globally, more than 300 million people suffer from depression and it is the leading cause of disability worldwide.1 Depression can severely affect a person’s emotional and physical health, causing feelings of emptiness and sadness, insomnia, weight fluctuations, cognitive problems, fatigue, weakened immune system, and at its worst, suicide.2

10 Habits of Highly Successful Sober College Students

10 Habits of Highly Successful Sober College Students students staying sober on campus

It’s that time of year again: school is back in session and college students are heading back to campus to reunite with friends once more and embark on another year of academic success. However, for many students, studying is likely to take a backseat to excessive partying and substance abuse. In America, drugs and alcohol […]

Where to Meet Sober Friends in Houston, TX

Where to Meet Sober Friends in Houston, TX sober friends hanging out in Houston, TX

Developing healthy relationships is an important part of living a sober life. In the past, you may have used to use drugs and alcohol as a crutch to boost your confidence in social situations. Now that you’re sober, it will take some time to let go of the old, harmful relationships in your life and […]

5 Ways Volunteering Helps You Maintain a Life of Sobriety

5 Ways Volunteering Helps You Maintain a Life of Sobriety 5 Ways Volunteering Helps You Maintain a Life of Sobriety

While enrolled in a sober living program, you’ll be required to spend some of your time volunteering. This isn’t just something we do here at Eudaimonia to give back to the community (although giving back is always a great reason to volunteer). Instead, we view it as another way to help you maintain your sobriety […]

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