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sick

It is a common statement within the recovery community. The supposed “point of surrender”, where an addict’s life has reached such great levels of unmanageability that continuing to live in active addiction was no longer effective or possible. Many find that they reach this point when they have reached the threshold tolerance of pain, discomfort, and / or cognitive dissonance. This can happen in one or more of these five areas: Physical, emotional, mental, spiritual...

learning

Breaking old habits is only half the battle in recovery. The habits that addicts in recovery seek to break are more accurately coping mechanisms. When these coping mechanisms are removed, it is absolutely integral to their continued sobriety that healthy and effective habits replace drugs and alcohol as seamlessly as possible. An addict who is new to recovery may find that they no longer have an outlet, healthy or unhealthy to cope with the aspects...

fitness

Many recovering addicts struggle with aspects of their lives due to prolonged substance abuse.  Maintaining healthy with regular exorcise accompanied by a heathy diet can benefit in an assortment of ways.  There have been many clinical trials and test that link personal fitness to recovery from addiction.  Treatment centers are becoming more and more aware of this and implementing accordingly.  There is a multitude of methods designed for maintaining fitness in recovery, some being less...