How to Get Through Heartbreak and Stay Sober

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When heartbreak occurs, we react in two ways: emotional expression or emotional repression. While everyone manages pain differently, there are definitely healthy and unhealthy ways to deal with emotional pain. For example, if not processed in a healthy way, heartbreak can cause negative effects on the mind and body. It can quickly become a serious problem if not handled […]

3 Ways to Cope With FOMO in Addiction Recovery

Many people struggle with FOMO, aka the “Fear of Missing Out.” This term refers to the feelings of loneliness and emptiness people sometimes feel when they’re worried their friends and loved ones are somehow happier or enjoying life without them. Everyone struggles with feelings of loneliness and even FOMO from time to time, but it seems […]

3 Ways to Maintain Emotional Sobriety

While some people think that the term “emotional sobriety” means feeling good while abstaining from drugs and alcohol, it’s more accurate to define emotional sobriety as the ability to feel good and bad feelings. Substance abuse often starts and continues as a way of masking unwanted emotions such as anxiety, anger, disappointment, and fear. Maintaining […]

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