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The Importance of Recovery Coaching

The Importance of Recovery Coaching

Addiction of any kind is never completely treated… In other words, addiction is not like a broken bone that can be restored to its original form or an infection that can be completely eliminated from the body through the use of antibiotics. Instead, addiction is...
Creating a Work/Life Balance in Recovery

Creating a Work/Life Balance in Recovery

While treatment is often seen as the critical turning point in moving from addiction to recovery, for many in recovery the question of how to most effectively balance their time between their professional and personal lives is an ongoing issue. Many people in recovery...
Managing Career Stress in Recovery

Managing Career Stress in Recovery

Treatment is only part of the process that people with any type of addiction must go through on their paths to clean and sober lives. Addiction treatment, particularly inpatient treatment, typically lasts thirty to ninety days. In this period external stress,...
Remove Toxic Relationships in Recovery

Remove Toxic Relationships in Recovery

One of the more challenging issues for those in addiction recovery is the process of distancing themselves from toxic people. Often, over the period of the addiction, there are harmful, toxic and destructive people that become central in the addict’s life. In...
Independence or Interdependence?

Independence or Interdependence?

What is independence? Independence is not only a word but also a state of being that many of us have learned to respect, strive for, and even idolize… And, not just on the Fourth of July! Upon entering adolescence, the vast majority of us begin to crave...
Addiction, Isolation, and The Law of Attraction

Addiction, Isolation, and The Law of Attraction

One of the most common issues that I found when completing research for “The Law of Sobriety” is how addiction and isolation go hand in hand. For most people it is the isolation that triggers the addiction and then the addiction that drives the isolation. Let me...

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