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Relieve Stress and Build Resilience with These Helpful Hints 

Stress seems to be part of life for so many people now. When it used to be something people could feel on and off throughout the course of their week, now it is ever present and creeping into everything. The feelings of stress have become how people live their lives normally, rather than making it…

Could Diet Foods Be Bad For You?

Diet foods are being labeled as ‘low-fat,’ ‘low-calorie,’ and ‘fat-free.’ Many diet foods may do more harm than good to your waistline. The problem is identifying which foods are going to be a challenge if you are trying to get healthier and lose weight. Learn more about the foods out there and how to be…

Where Can I Find More Fiber For My Diet?

Shirataki noodles are unique food in that they are filling but low in calories. These noodles are a type of fiber with amazing health benefits, including weight loss. Eating shirataki noodles may have additional health benefits, making it a little known superfood for people who want to try it out as an addition to their…

Stick to Your Word and Live with Integrity

In sobriety, sometimes all we have is our word. We lived our lives in such a way that our friends and loved ones have grown accustomed to our lies. They have heard time and time again that we are sorry and that we will stop drinking or using drugs, but we were never able to…

The Science of Kindness

In early sobriety, we are always looking for ways to improve our mental health. According to research, one of the best ways to improve our wellbeing is simply by being kind to others. Most recovery programs place importance on helping others as a means of maintaining sobriety. By acting selflessly and making kindness a priority,…

What are the Health Dangers of DXM?

Dextromethorphan (DXM) is a synthetic drug used as a cough suppressant in many over-the-counter medications. When used at recommended dosage levels, DXM has few adverse effects. DXM is subject to abuse, however, and causes a variety of severe side effects at higher doses. DXM abuse carries a high risk of potential health consequences to both…

3 Tips to Begin a Meditation Practice

Meditation is a great way to let go off the stress and anxiety that weighs you down. When we meditate, we effectively pull ourselves up from patterns of negative thinking and feel ready to take on the day. It may seem difficult in early sobriety to sit with our own thoughts, but once we begin…

4 Foods to Improve Your Mood

When we were in active addiction, we relied on drugs and alcohol to control our moods. Upon entering into a life of sobriety, however, we find that there have been natural ways to lift our mood all along. The food we eat has a direct effect on how we feel, and we can improve our…