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Why You Should Love Being Sensitive

Sensitive people often go to great lengths to hide their inner sensitivity. However, being sensitive does not have to be a bad thing. You do not have to hide behind your emotions anymore.  There are positives to being sensitive that the right people in your life will appreciate. Sensitive people are often the most compassionate . . . . Continue Reading

Why Expressing Your Emotions Should be Your New Years Resolution

Author: Shernide Delva “New Year.  New Me.” That’s what many say as the clock strikes midnight and another year has passed.  However, although the New Year brings a positive outlook, it also brings new challenges. As much as we all want a perfect New Year, the truth is both good and bad will happen to . . . . Continue Reading

6 Ways the Second Year of Sobriety is Different from the First Year

If your first year of sobriety was anything like mine, it was a whirlwind of excitement and new experiences – both good and bad. Honestly, my first year was a blur. I was definitely riding the pink cloud for most of it. They say everyone’s journey is their own – and I totally agree. However, . . . . Continue Reading

5 Things No One Tells You about Intimacy in Recovery

When I first got into recovery, my main concern and questions had to do with just learning how to be a functioning member of society. I never thought to ask what my relationships, intimacy and sex life would be like. So when I got into my first relationship in recovery, it was all new and . . . . Continue Reading

10 Things Only Your Halfway House Roomie Knows About You

There’s no other bond quite like the one that develops among halfway house roommates. It’s different from other roommate relationships because you spend a lot more time together (having a curfew and what-not pretty much guarantees that you’ll be on the same coming-and-going schedule). Also, when you’re living in a halfway or sober house, you’re . . . . Continue Reading

Can Microsoft’s ‘Smart Bra’ Curb Overeating?

In this day and age, technology has definitely become the way of the world. It’s no longer enough to have smartphones, smart cars, smart watches and smart TV’s. Now a tech company is bringing artificial intelligence to undergarments. Researchers at Microsoft have developed a prototype of a “smart bra” embedded with physiological sensors that seek . . . . Continue Reading

Creating Healthy Boundaries

As women in recovery, it is very important that we practice creating healthy boundaries. Personally, this was a hard task for me to tackle in my recovery and is still something I struggle with daily. This could be for setting boundaries with friends, family, sponsor, sponsees, co-workers, boyfriends and the list could go on forever. . . . . Continue Reading

Women’s Alcoholism Treatment in Florida

Studies suggest that about forty percent of the nation’s addicted people are women. What makes women’s alcoholism treatment in Florida a good choice? Not only is Florida the recovery capital of the world, but there are many recovery centers that specialize in treatment for women. Women’s alcoholism treatment in Florida: Alcoholism affects women differently The . . . . Continue Reading

What is Emotional Sobriety?

When I think of emotional sobriety, the first thing that comes to mind is dealing with my feelings. I don’t know about other alcoholics and addicts, but that was definitely something I ran away from for a very long time in my addiction. I wanted to be numb to feeling any type of emotions. I . . . . Continue Reading

Insecurity and Social Anxiety in Recovery

Insecurities and social anxiety are emotions that serve a purpose: they can be like little caution flags that come up as we encounter risky circumstances in life. If you ever felt insecure when a friend was knocking a beehive with a stick, you probably benefited from that insecurity.  Maybe someone at a party made you . . . . Continue Reading

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