10 Tips To Reduce Your Alcohol Intake

You may be thinking it’s time to take control of your drinking, prepare yourself for a detox, want to become sober or even just to reduce your alcohol intake, whatever the reason, following the tips and techniques below will help you to successfully achieve your goals.

These tips and techniques will help you to reduce your alcohol intake. Find out all you need to know here!…

Self Reassurance Is A Powerful Tool In Addiction & Recovery

Self reassurance is a powerful tool when it comes to overcoming active addiction, cravings, urges, temptations, stress and our mental health. Learning to use and implement this easy technique is a must if you want to ensure you have the best knowledge and skills to successfully navigate a lifelong recovery journey…

The Importance Of Positive Self Talk In & Affirmations In Addiction & Recovery

We all have moments of self-doubt, but negative self-talk can become outright abusive and detrimental to our recovery efforts if we let it go on for too long. The way we treat ourselves is what shapes our self-perception, yet we tend to be much more critical on ourselves that we really should be.
In this article, we discuss what drives negative self talk as well as tricks and techniques to overcome them when they occur. We also look at the use of daily affirmations in recovery, a really powerful tool to utilise if you want long lasting, resilient recovery!…

Surfing Your Urges, Cravings And Temptations

For people in recovery, the experience of intense cravings for drugs or alcohol can be extremely difficult to manage.

These cravings, urges and temptations threaten your hard-won sobriety and so it is absolutely essential that you have a plan and strategy for dealing with them.

Urge surfing is a reliable, powerful technique to manage these intense thoughts and feelings that all addicts leaving behind active addiction and entering recovery all face. Find out all you need to know and so much more!…

Our Thoughts And Feelings

Once we come to realise that these thoughts and feelings are simply that… just thoughts and feelings, we realise that we don’t have to become subservient to them any longer.

Mindfulness, What Is It And Can It Help Me?

Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s happening around us.

Mindfulness also allows us to choose beneficial choices and identify negative ones. It helps with cravings, urges, temptations, mental health, physical health, relationships and many more!

Find out all you need to know and more inside this extremely comprehensive guide for mindfulness!…

Knowing And Overcoming Your Triggers

Knowing what your triggers are, what you need to do in order to avoid them and what to do should something trigger your cravings or temptations to use drugs or drink alcohol unexpectedly is a vital skill everyone needs to learn to successfully remain in recovery and avoid lapsing/relapsing.
Learn how to use this vital skill in your recovery by reading on inside this article!…

HALT – The Dangers With Hunger, Anger, Loneliness & Tiredness In Addiction & Recovery

This handy acronym reminds us to take a moment (to literally HALT) and ask ourselves if we are feeling Hungry, Angry, Lonely, or Tired. It seems simple enough, but when these basic needs are not met, we are susceptible to self-destructive behaviors including relapse. Fortunately, hunger, anger, loneliness, and being tired are easy to address and can serve as a warning system before things reach breaking point and beyond. Find out all you need to know in this article here!…