by Thaddeus Camlin, Psy.D. Thansgiving and the Problem of Instant Gratification Somehow Thanksgiving, our holiday of gratitude, has morphed into a gluttonous melee of over-indulgence and excess. If there is ever a time to practice coping with urges, resisting temptations,
As the new year approaches, many of us are considering the resolutions that we want to put in place in order to improve ourselves and/or our lives.
Need some extra reasons not to drink or use this holiday season? We’ve got you covered with these 9 benefits of staying sober. Print out the list and hang it up at home, keep it in your purse or pocket
By Tom Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP Does your loved one drink too much during the holidays? Or at any time for that matter? What’s the best way to respond? Here are some general guidelines for navigating this challenging time. Every person
With Halloween kicking off the official holiday season, some of us in recovery (especially newbies) are faced with figuring out how to spend the holidays sober. Celebrating without drugs and alcohol can actually enhance the season, rather than make you
Labor Day, like other holidays, can be challenging for people in recovery (and especially early recovery). Here are 3 tips to get you through the holiday.
Deciding not to drink at the summer parties this year? We totally support you. That’s why we’ve scoured the Internet for some of the best mocktail recipes out there. Here are our favorites: Orange Earl Grey Iced Tea Ingredients: ¼c
With a little planning and strategy, the summer party season can be an enjoyable and successfully sober experience!
by Dr. Horvath, Ph.D., ABPP Holiday gatherings can be high-risk times if alcohol is involved—as it usually is. Most of us in the moment will attempt to ignore excessive drinking. It’s not a good time for a rational discussion; there’s
While the holidays can be a joyous and festive time, they can also be difficult, and triggering, for many people. Here are 3 tips to help get you through.