man expressing chronic stress signs to learn to cope better

What is Chronic Stress and How Do I Learn to Cope Better?

Chronic stress is a prolonged feeling of stress that keeps impacting your health in a bad way. It can be caused by the everyday pressures of balancing family and work or by traumatic situations. To help manage stress, you need to know what causes it and how it impacts the body. Chronic Stress Chronic stress…

Tips to Manage Stress in Early Recovery

Early sobriety can feel overwhelming at times. We’ve embarked upon a new life-path, uncertain of what the future holds. Our emotions are heightened, our brains are beginning to heal, and finally, we begin to feel the weight of the external stressors that we ignored in our addiction. Stress, however, can be manageable with a few…

How Can Recovery Change the Direction of Your Life

  People suffering from addiction have likely lost a lot.  Substance abuse destroys an endless list of things including relationships, hopes, and dreams.  It tears lives apart and makes people forget who they once were. Making the decision to get clean and sober can completely change the direction of your life.  People in the depths…