How Recovery Can Transform You

PART ONE Once a ‘Functioning’ Alcoholic/Addict, Now an “Acceptable, Responsible, Productive Member of Society” “The obsession with instant gratification blinds us from our long-term potential.” – Michael Dooley I clearly remember that my attitude (well, at least part of it) coming into my first 12-Step recovery meeting was: “Although I’ve got a problem with drinking…

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Family Recovery: What it means

“Through the program, many of us have found a serenity we never thought possible.” Al-Anon At first, it may be a shock to hear, “the truth is, family members of those in recovery need recovery, too!” You might think, “what the heck are you talking about?!” And while that reaction is understandable, research confirms alcoholism and…

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How to Handle the Holidays

People in recovery (especially early recovery) generally appreciate being reminded that when challenges arise during the holidays, you can draw from a substantial toolbox of recovery practices and principles. This will help you address issues and enjoy the holidays while remaining clean/sober. Let’s take a brief review of some time-tested, helpful suggestions. As you can…

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7 Ways Technology Can Help Your Recovery

More people today than ever before are finding meaningful connections with the world through their smart devices and computers. This article shows how computers, smart phones in social media can be used to support recovery. There is an old saying that wherever two recovering people get together, the heartbeat of recovery is there. At BoardPrep,…