Anxiety and depression are the bad buddies of addiction. In recovery, we look for healthy ways to reduce anxiety and build resilience, without turning to false solutions like alcohol and drugs. Getting sober and living well in recovery means finding true solutions and making good choices every day. Take
Assertive Communication How to Communicate to Heal, Not Hurt: Part 4 Finally, the best is last in our blog series. Assertive communication in addiction! There is a healthy way to communicate that can improve relationships and situations at home, at work, and everywhere. No method can guarantee success, but this
“Addiction does not negotiate” This is a quote from Eric Clapton, and it couldn’t be more true! It’s amazing how many addicts, alcoholics, whatever terminology you wish, attempts to negotiate with addiction, and every single time they lose, outright. Period. It’s impossible to negotiate with something that doesn’t negotiate back.