Mindsets That Can Help You Work Through Addiction

February 7, 2023

Addiction is one of the most difficult things one may go through or heal through. Where other problems or health issues can be helped with medications or financial expenditures, addiction therapy has to take place primarily in your mind! The following mindsets will help you work through addiction recovery in a positive and effective way.

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How Family Can Play an Important Role in Addiction Recovery

February 2, 2023

Addiction doesn’t just affect the individual struggling with it but also those around them. The behaviors and consequences of addiction can take a toll on relationships, and loved ones may experience various emotions, including anger, frustration, sadness, and worry. It’s common for family members and friends to feel helpless and unsure of how to support their loved one struggling with addiction. They may also struggle with feelings of guilt or blame.

However, it’s important to remember that addiction is a disease, and like any other chronic illness, it requires professional treatment and support to overcome. Family support and involvement in recovery can help someone overcome addiction and achieve lasting recovery. This article will explore how family can play an important role in health care matters and your addiction recovery.

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8 Simple Acts of Self-Care for Your Mental Health

January 31, 2023

The idea of self-care can sometimes be a bit vague and all-encompassing, especially when it comes to mental health. We know that we need to build good habits to help us cope with issues like anxiety, depression, or addiction, but it can be difficult to figure out or where to start. Which is why, in this article, we have compiled a few simple self-care strategies that can help you feel better both in the moment and in the long run.

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How Recovered Addicts Can Help Current Addicts

January 26, 2023

As Christians, part of our calling in life is to help those in need. And if you’re a recovered addict, you are uniquely poised to help those who are suffering from addiction. With compassionate and understanding guidance, many suffering from addiction can be helped on the way to a better life.

Be an Example

One of the best ways you can help someone struggling with addiction is by being a strong example. Even Christ has instructed us to be a good example to others. We must do as he told us through the apostle Paul in 1 Timothy 4:12 (NKJV), “Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.”

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Best Christian Books for Alcohol and Drug Addiction

January 24, 2023

As a pastor, I often get asked what my must-have Christian books are. Reading is one of my favorite things to do in life. All readers are leaders, and all leaders are readers. Spending time in a book is one of my life’s joys. Not only does it help me grow in my relationship with God, but I also broaden and deepen my knowledge, reduce stress and create time for contemplation.

Below are my top five most cherished books in Christian literature. They offer insight to anyone—whether in recovery from drugs and alcohol or not. However, when I consider the best Christian books for alcohol and drug addiction, my list remains the same. The wisdom contained in these books will provide guidance and comfort to anyone pursuing recovery in the context of their Christian faith.

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Surrender in Recovery

January 19, 2023

The definition of surrender is to cease resistance to someone or something and submit to its authority. For someone who’s experienced drug or alcohol addiction, the idea of surrendering to something isn’t a foreign concept. As someone in active addiction, you may have surrendered time and time again to drugs and alcohol, relinquishing the control you didn’t think you’d ever regain. But what does it mean to surrender in recovery? Today we’re going to talk about surrender in addiction recovery and ways you can do this in your own journey.

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