Money Management is Important in Sobriety: Try These Tips for Starters

In recovery, there is a lot of talk about emotions, spirituality, and self-awareness. One thing you may not think about is money management. If you are wondering why anybody is thinking about money when in recovery from addiction, the truth is it is far more important than people realize. Having the right resources can make…

Manage Work Stress Better with These Tips

Getting back on your feet following addiction takes time. Learning to manage work stress after your coping mechanism was taken away can be frustrating and downright confusing. Building good strategies for managing stress at work will help you find balance in recovery. Manage Work Stress Better with These Tips Engage Co-Workers Having friends at work…

Recovery Can Boost Your Communication Skills in Business and Life

Strong communication skills are a necessity regardless of where you are in life. When battling addiction, substances can get in the way of really communicating effectively at work and with family. Treatment programs can really benefit you by helping shift your skills into a new gear. Learn to Listen During therapy and support groups, learn…

Is Your Goal Setting Working For You?

  We set a daily goal in recovery: stay sober until midnight. Once that clock strikes, we set a new goal: stay sober until midnight. Thus the cycle of “One day at a time” begins. We take things as they come so that we aren’t overwhelmed by the prospect of the future. Yet, we are…

Why Does Treatment For Drug And Alcohol Addiction Focus On Life Skills Development?

  Life skills are the various techniques we use to take care of ourselves. We need skills like budgeting, grocery shopping, cooking, personal hygiene, etiquette, communication, resume building, interviewing, laundry, and other activities to maintain our lives and manage our stress. If we are wealthy enough, we can hire someone to do it all for…

What Are Ways To Save Money On Food When You’re In Sober Living?

Addiction takes over all life skills. Many people don’t realize how intimately addiction weaves its way into their lives until they start living life and doing things sober. Budgeting, grocery shopping, meal planning, cooking- health, wellness, and nutrition is not often a focus for people who are completely overwhelmed by their chemical addiction to drugs…