Decision Making in Early Recovery

August 15, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Suddenly we’re missing obvious warning signs, ignoring key markers of danger, or simply deciding to take a leap of faith at exactly the wrong moment.

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Not-So-Early Recovery

May 7, 2015 by Cecile

But no matter how difficult a challenge or how great a triumph it is for us to get from there to here, life’s still going to keep throwing more problems at us.

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Sleep Better in Early Recovery

December 30, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Good sleep patterns are an antidote for depression, and research shows that better sleep directly improves your mood.

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep in Early Recovery

January 26, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

For most of us, sleep problems are related to the recovery process itself, and the complex changes that occur as the brain heals following considerable abuse

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Early Recovery: Twelve Pitfalls

January 11, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

If you notice any of these signs, it’s a good idea to make an appointment right away, talk to your group leader before/after a group session, or bring them up in your support or step group.

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Beyond the Barrier: Depression in Early Recovery

April 24, 2012 by Cecile

Medication may help, and we shouldn’t automatically rule it out because it’s “taking pills.” Some pills are okay, if we take them under supervision and according to directions.

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What Works in Recovery

July 25, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

We recognize that for some, change can be really difficult. Good intentions aren’t enough.

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Running for Recovery

December 13, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

It’s difficult to gab or text with your friends or play Candy Crush while you’re struggling to assume the yoga position.

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One Man’s Recovery

January 15, 2018 by C. Scott McMillin

If there’s one drug we’re all reluctant to give up, it’s our prejudices.

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Recovery Homes

June 29, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

We have to ensure the safety and security of those who reside there. It’s not the sort of business that naturally self-regulates. That’s what government is for.

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