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New Chapters

Posted on February 12, 2016 at 21:05 PM

Embarking on the journey of recovery can be the start to one of the biggest and most rewarding chapters in one’s lifetime. While a fresh start can seem ideal at first, it can easily become overwhelming and exhausting. I recently began a new chapter in my life by moving away from my home state six […]

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Dear New Recipe: Challenge Accepted

Posted on February 05, 2016 at 19:53 PM

As you are taking on life’s challenges, keep in mind your challenges don’t have to necessarily be a major physical feat. We’re all working hard to achieve a healthy mind, body, and spirit. As you continue on this journey, and as the weather is getting colder and colder, why not challenge yourself to cooking a […]

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Dear fellow humans: We are not Robots!

Posted on February 01, 2016 at 16:19 PM

When is the last time you walked into a crowded elevator, pressed the 7th floor button, and turned to stare down your fellow humans? During my undergraduate years, our psychology professor challenged the entire class to do just that. We were given the assignment to search out a crowded elevator, step in, and turn to […]

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9 Tips to Adventurous Living in Recovery

Posted on January 28, 2016 at 23:52 PM

In recovery, it is possible to become bored, complacent, and even stagnant in our growth. As most of us have come to realize in recovery, the absence of growth could be detrimental for our long-term recovery process. Adventure is a great way to live a healthier lifestyle, learn how to overcome fears, challenge yourself in […]

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The Life Challenge - The Four Agreements

Reading the Four Agreements

Posted on January 25, 2016 at 15:17 PM

I am currently reading Miguel Ruiz’s The Four Agreements for perhaps the 10th time. I re-read it every year, and have owned it about 10 years. Simplistic yet profound, Ruiz offers wisdom and teachings on how to live a life of abundance, peace, and serenity.   At first glance, the 4 agreements look easily achievable. […]

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Personal Goals: Make Em’ Count and Make Em’ Fun!

Posted on January 24, 2016 at 23:51 PM

It’s 2016 and everyone feels the pressure to list out some lofty goals, and make major life changes. While sometimes it can be a healthy thing, a lot of times you feel as if you are reaching for a goal that was never attainable in the first place. Reaching for the stars is an awesome […]

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Bye Bye Winter Blues

Posted on January 20, 2016 at 23:50 PM

The holidays have come and gone and it’s quite cold outside. Don’t despair! It’s a fresh New Year and with it comes new opportunities to embrace life and ReCharge your recovery. Here are a few cold weather ideas to help you embrace the season and your recovery journey. Journaling: Writing down hopes, dreams, thoughts, fears, […]

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Staying in touch and reconnecting with loved ones: Keep it simple!

Posted on January 18, 2016 at 20:15 PM

It’s hard to find time to say hello to loved ones & family…but it’s not impossible! We have communication devices at our fingertips 24/7 and apps galore, so what’s the hold up? Skype: Download the Skype app or install on your pc and set a time to connect. It could be almost like a date! […]

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