man making his bed as part of a recovery routine

Why Making Your Bed Can Change Your Recovery Routine

Getting a full night’s sleep should be on everyone’s docket to achieve every single time they lay their head down. That is not the case for many whose schedule does not allow for it and for whom the full night’s rest is simply impossible due to many reasons. However you may look at it, there…

man sleeping worry-free as he decreased opiate cravings at Oceanfront Recovery

Find a Simple Way to Decrease Those Opiate Cravings

Getting enough sleep is usually posited as the remedy for what ails most people in recovery but it is truly a great way to support overall health. Too little sleep has been associated in studies with many health challenges both short and long-term. Find out what the connection between sleep and recovery is and how…

4 Tips  for Developing Healthy Sleep Patterns

Healthy sleep is crucial in early sobriety. The best thing we can do for ourselves is develop a routine around our sleep cycles, making it easier for us to reap the benefits of our time asleep. Here are four tips to get a better night’s sleep and wake up rested and ready to take on…

The Necessity of Healthy Sleep Patterns in Early Sobriety

Living in addiction is chaotic, and we rarely care to have a healthy, routine sleep schedule. After so much time spent without a healthy sleep pattern, it can be difficult to develop one in sobriety. Sleep is incredibly important in the recovery healing process. Too much or too little sleep can have devastating effects on…

What is Sleep Hygiene?

Developing healthy sleep patterns is incredibly important to our mental and physical health in sobriety. We rarely exercised healthy sleep practices in active addiction. In sobriety, however, we can begin to improve our sleep hygiene and become more motivated, energetic, and rested throughout the day. Sleep hygiene refers to a collection of habits and practices…

What Are the Side Effects of Too Much Caffeine on Sleep?

Caffeine and sleep are not a good combination. Our bodies need enough sleep to function and caffeine is an unnatural way to keep the body and mind awake when it wants to sleep. People who sleep less are likely to perform more poorly at work, be less alert and even struggle with driving. Find out…

Do You Sleep Better When You Know Why You’re Waking Up?

  Sleep is popular. People like to sleep. People like to get good sleep. Articles list dozens of ways to sleep deeper, longer, and more efficiently. In the productive age, we want our sleep to be as productive as our working hours. We need sleep to give us energy, leave us well-rested, and prepare us…

How To Make The Most Out of Your Nap Time

  Napping can be an essential tool for early recovery and all recovery ongoing. Naps don’t replace sleep. If you get a poor night’s sleep, a nap will help you feel well rested, but doesn’t make up for the night before. A good nap is like an energy reboot. As you continue recovering from drug…