How To Appreciate The Little Things In Addiction And Recovery

Appreciating the little things in life means that you focus your attention on what nurtures and sustains you in life. On everything and anything that brings you even the smallest amount of pleasure. It also means practicing gratitude by noticing these everyday things that you may otherwise take for granted so easily.

Because we are going through so many major changes in active addiction and early recovery, it can be somewhat difficult to hone in and focus on being grateful for the small stuff.

This article will help you to better appreciate the little things that we may take for granted when life gets hectic and rocky by providing you with hints, tips and strategies to include this into your daily life and activities.

Accepting Life’s Tough Times

Nature and life will throw up obstacles and pitfalls that we cannot anticipate for and trying to have a plan, should these occur so that you don’t have a setback which may cause you to relapse or negatively impact your recovery. Find out how to help reduce these difficult times inside here…

Coming Up This Week

Just thought we’d catch up with you all and let you know what’s happening over the next few days. Find out here what’s happening for next week!

Happy 4th July!

Happy 4th July to all of our friends and colleagues in the USA! We hope you have an amazing 4th July and remember to take things one moment at a time, don’t give in to temptation, apply your relapse prevention plan and contact others if you are struggling and remind yourself of the reasons whyContinue reading “Happy 4th July!”

Creating Bucket Lists In Recovery

Christmas delivers it very own set of challenges for the recovering being; it seems that everywhere, everyone is making merry and having a cheeky little tipple of their favourite sauce, families must be dealt with, presents must be bought, things must be done…done…DONE. We… MUST… Make… Christmas… Fabulous – aaargh! It may make you wantContinue reading “Creating Bucket Lists In Recovery”

Creating And Implementing A Daily Plan And Routine In Recovery – The Ultimate Guide

Not to be confused with a relapse prevention plan, this guide will help you plan your daily life in recovery to maximise everyday life and the opportunities that arise within. If you were enrolled in a residential drug and alcohol rehab, you probably became accustomed to waking up early, having breakfast, meditating and attending dailyContinue reading “Creating And Implementing A Daily Plan And Routine In Recovery – The Ultimate Guide”

The Third Stage Of Recovery – Maintaining Abstinence

If you have been clean and/or sober for approximately 90 days or more, you now need to put the tools that you learned in your early recovery to work toward maintaining your sobriety and avoiding relapse. That’s where the information contained within this article will benefit you most. You can also find links, suggestions, tools and techniques that will help your recovery.

The Second Stage Of Recovery – Early Abstinence From Substances

The toughest part of trying to recover from alcohol and/or drug problems comes during this stage when a number of issues make it difficult to focus on learning to live a life of abstinence and recovery and make trying to stay clean and sober a struggle. It is the second of four stages of the recovery process as defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. You can find the tools, techniques and information you need to overcome these obstacles here in this article!