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Step Five: A Fresh Start

Step Five is really the first where you must admit to an external entity ...

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Sobriety with a Clean Slate: Working Step Five

Step five is intimidating for a lot of people, and rightfully so because you’re sharing ...

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How Withdrawal Changes Sleep Patterns

Eliminating drug use is a smart step toward a healthy lifestyle, but it’s rarely ...

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What is SMART Recovery

What may work for some, will not work for others – finding a system ...

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Step 5 Overview

Step 5: Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact ...

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Step Four: An Experience for the Books

Ahhhh Step Four – most people tend to be nervous about the fourth step, and ...

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Staying Sober During Football Season

Are you ready for some (sober) football?! We are well into pre-season football and ...

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My Fourth Step: Freedom from Hindrance

When I first started going to AA, I always hear people talk about how ...

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Avoid Relapse by Managing Cravings

Those who struggle with addiction know all too well the tug of cravings. They ...

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Step Four: Get the Ball Rolling

I had four months of continuous sobriety and I had arrived to the “work” ...