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Why It’s Important to Stay Busy in Early Sobriety

Typically there are five stages to addiction recovery: pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance. It’s a common myth in recovery that simply completing a 30 day program will be enough by itself for early sobriety. One of the main ways that you can stay steady with your recovery program is to consistently stay busy. Recovery …

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Finding the Pause Button: Using Mindfulness in Addiction Recovery

“When in doubt we can always pause, saying, ‘Not my will, but Thine, be done.’ As we go through the day we pause, when agitated or doubtful, and ask for the right thought or action.” This is an extraordinary sentence. In active addiction, we are impulsive rash and reckless. We never think or plan ahead; …

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