The holiday season can present heightened challenges to sobriety. However, there are many strategies available to help manage seasonal stress and triggers. A big part of relieving holiday-induced stress comes from self-care. Developing an effective self-care plan can help you manage and overcome holiday triggers and enable you to engage in the spirit of the […]
Halloween has become a challenging holiday for people in recovery – but don’t let that scare you. The freedom of recovery allows us to celebrate the spirit of October 31, unhindered by the mask of drugs and alcohol. Of course, staying away from bars and parties where drinking is prevalent is a given if you […]
Memorial Day Weekend can be especially challenging to recovery. Most of that stems from cultural traditions tied to the holiday. It is possible and to spend the holiday sober. Learn how your recovery can make your Memorial Day Weekend meaningful.
It is possible and fulfilling to spend the annual St. Patty’s holiday sober. However, it takes more than the luck of the Irish. Of course, staying away from bars and outdoor festivals where drinking is prevalent is a given if you are new to recovery. Going to a meeting on March 17, even more than […]
At the end of each year, many of us reflect on things we would like to improve or bad habits we would like to quit. Some will foster these thoughts into resolutions for the New Year. Often these resolutions set lofty expectations that are difficult to meet, at least in the immediate turn of the […]
If you are early in your sober journey, the holidays can be a daunting process. However, millions of people successfully make it to January 1 each year with their sobriety intact – and they have fun getting there. Following a few best practices can help you navigate the holidays successfully and start the New Year […]
It is no secret that the holiday season can present challenges to recovery, especially in early sobriety. Developing an effective relapse prevention plan can help you manage and overcome holiday triggers and enable you to engage in the spirit of the season. Stay Focused Upon completion of your initial treatment plan, Valley Hope helps you […]
Joy in Recovery: Building Better Holiday Traditions The spirit of the holiday season can often bring great stress and worry to people in early recovery and their families. Fear of relapse and seasonal stressors can produce a dark cloud that lingers over what should be the most wonderful time of the year. Rather than venture […]
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