Category Archives: Life Skills in Recovery

  • Pushing Through Our Triggers
    Thursday, June 13th, 2019

    Pushing Through Our Triggers

      For some people it’s the actual sight or smell of their drugs of choice (alcohol, marijuana, heroin), for others, it’s their family members or certain friends and/or acquaintances,...
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  • The Forever Stamp of My Recovery
    Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

    The Forever Stamp of My Recovery

         I arrived at Pax House, a drug recovery center in Pasadena, California knowing that my future was uncertain. I had absolutely no idea about how I was...
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  • Coming to Spirituality
    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

    Coming to Spirituality

        When I arrived at Pax House in Pasadena, California for treatment it was suggested to me that that I find a power greater than myself. The wonderful staff told...
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  • Codependency Signs & Treatment
    Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

    Codependency Signs & Treatment

    If you have ever wondered whether you may be codependent, you wouldn’t be alone. All types of people see different codependent behaviors showing up in their lives, manifesting in...
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  • How to keep SOBER on New Years Eve
    Monday, December 31st, 2018

    How to keep SOBER on New Years Eve

    Happy Sober New Year 2019 is just around the corner and lets face it New Year’s Eve is a big deal for a lot of people with alcohol and/or...
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    Wednesday, December 12th, 2018


    Have a Happy Holiday Season  Let’s face it, it’s a stressful time of year for everyone. Between the gift-giving, travel, work, and keeping together the modern family unit it’s...
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  • 7 Ways to Handle Stress in Recovery in 2018
    Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

    7 Ways to Handle Stress in Recovery in 2018

    While no one can avoid stress entirely, any type of anxiety can be especially damaging for people entering a newly sober life. Adding some tried and true recovery stress management techniques into...
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