Healing Addiction Through Yoga

Healing Addiction Through Yoga

Addiction is often defined as losing the choice whether to use a substance or not. Good intentions, willpower, self-discipline–addiction is more powerful than any of these. Addiction creates a separation of mind and body. Those with a substance use disorder lose...
How Long to Wait Before Dating in Recovery

How Long to Wait Before Dating in Recovery

Many people who have gone to addiction treatment or are otherwise in recovery are married or in a committed relationship. For the single person in early recovery, the subject of dating often arises. How long should you I before dating? Whom should I date? When should...
Emotional Sobriety

Emotional Sobriety

Emotional sobriety, the ability to feel and cope with emotions instead of masking them with drug or alcohol use, can be even more difficult to achieve than physical sobriety. Many people think that because they read in a book that recovery will make them “happy,...
12-Step Principles

12-Step Principles

The 12-step principles are based on a spiritual program of recovery. Each of the 12-steps has a spiritual principle behind it. The purpose of a 12-step program is to help people overcome addiction. Each step helps a person live day to day without the need for...