“…out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope” ― Martin Luther King Jr. What is life? Why do we live? Why is life given to us? These questions may seem nonsense to some, but others may find the answers and implement them, no matter how their lives flow. People often treat life as something that they can take control over, and something they will always possess. Sometimes people—inundated with daily problems and worn down from the daily hustle—forget how priceless life is.
“Where you are right now does not have to determine where you will end up. No one has written your destiny for you. …you write your own destiny. You make your own future.” — Barack Obama The definition for success can be based on how you perceive the world and its values. A vast majority of people nowadays think that being successful means having a great deal of money and\or being famous.. However, “Latin word ‘successus’ – from which the English term springs – is defined as
Going through an inpatient or outpatient program can be long and difficult. But if you stick with it, you'll find yourself better off at the other end. That said, being out and on your own has its own challenges. Relapse, such as with drug addiction, can be as high as 90% post-treatment. You'll feel the urge to go back to your former ways. If you relapse, you'll need to go through the recovery process again. These are the most common triggers for a relapse and how you should
Sobriety, a process of recovering from addiction, is not always easily achievable. It often seems impossible to find strength or will to make a step towards the path of staying clean and committed to yourself. Family is what most often keeps us going—keeps us alive. So how can being sober actually help your family? Emotional Well-Being Substance Use Disorder often causes arguments, emotional breakdowns, worries about safety, or even divorces. Action towards sobriety will redu
When you decide to seek professional help for a drug or alcohol addiction, inpatient care is the critical first step toward long-term healing. After that, you might transition to a partial hospitalization or outpatient program, but no matter the treatment, the road to recovery is anything but easy — and far from short. So, how do you stay on the path to lasting sobriety after inpatient ends and everyday living begins? That’s where support groups come in. Whether you choose re