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Nutritional Therapy Can Help You Heal After an Addiction

Posted by David Dunkle

May 16, 2017 1:41:40 PM

When you go through an addiction, there is bound to be damage left behind. That damage is going to come directly as a result of using drugs or drinking, plus it can come indirectly as a result of not taking proper care of yourself while you were using. One of the best ways to help your body improve after an addiction is by turning to nutritional therapy. By flooding your body with the proper nutrients that it has been missing, you can help your body heal more quickly and effectively than without nutritious options.

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Topics: Living Sober

Part 2 - How to Have Fun While Living Sober

Posted by David Dunkle

Apr 16, 2015 11:51:00 AM


What are you passionate about? What makes you feel alive? What do you do for fun? Have you thought about your future? Find out what your gifts and talents are, and begin developing them through education and experience. Work and career is as fun as you want to make it. If you want to get a small glimpse of how you can have fun while living sober, read Part 2. 
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Topics: Living Sober

Part 1 - How to Have Fun While Living Sober

Posted by David Dunkle

Apr 7, 2015 9:22:50 PM

When your entire life used to revolve around drugs (or still is), changes are not easily made. You may not feel comfortable at first, but if you are really going to be committed to living sober and free from all substances, you have allow yourself to feel uneasy for a short while. Anything that you choose to do will eventually become a habit.

When you first took that first hit of a blunt, or had that first sip of wine from your mother’s refrigerator, it probably wasn’t comfortable at all. Maybe you did it out of sheer curiosity, to look cool, or both. Either way, wine does not taste that good to children and teenagers (and even some adults hate the taste). Inhaling smoke for the first time will make you choke and cough which is not all that pleasant.

What we are trying to say is if you can permit yourself to feel awkward while having fun and living sober, for, maybe the first time in your life, eventually, you will do it without even thinking. Let’s take a look at some ways that you can have fun while living sober.


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Topics: Living Sober, enjoy life, activities, having fun while living sober, hobbies

How to Enjoy Life While Living Sober

Posted by David Dunkle

Mar 29, 2015 12:00:00 AM


You must take steps in order to live the life you really want. It isn’t going to fall out of the sky. Faith does not hope, pray, and wish only – faith takes action. Just like you took action every time you went out to cop your drug of choice, you also must take action to enjoy life while living sober.

We are going to give you some tips on how to enjoy life while living sober. You do not have to put these into action in any certain order. Just memorize them and use them when the time is right for you.

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Topics: Living Sober, recovery, enjoy life

Living Sober in The Present Moment

Posted by David Dunkle

Mar 24, 2015 5:12:00 PM


“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.” – Buddha
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Topics: Living Sober, recovery, present moment, sobriety

Part 2: Stress Relief for Living Sober

Posted by David Dunkle

Mar 15, 2015 12:00:00 AM


 

Part 2 Continued

 

 

Last week, in Part 1: Stress Relief for Living Sober, we talked about stress, post-acute withdrawal syndrome, and one vital form of stress relief: meditation. For a short re-cap, the human brain must be healed in order for you to feel ‘normal’ again, and it can take time. There are many things you can do to speed up the healing process however.

Once again, remember to add this to your favorites list on your computer if you are at home or using your cell phone.

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Topics: Living Sober

Part 1: Stress Relief for Living Sober

Posted by David Dunkle

Mar 12, 2015 3:04:15 PM

Are You Stressed Out?

Overcoming addicts and alcoholics have the greatest need of stress relief for living sober. Being unable to deal with stress in a healthy manner can easily lead right back to relapse. Many people turn to drugs in the first place because they were never taught how to let go of the hurt, pain, and stress that is all around and within them each and every day.

 

The key is in learning to deal with stress the right way. Stress relief for living sober must be continually implemented in one’s life in order to stay on track. There are many effective forms of stress relief for sober living that help addicts and alcoholics. They can also work fantastic as post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS) symptom relievers.

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Topics: Living Sober