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Most Important Emotional Intelligence Skills in Recovery

Emotional intelligence skills in recovery involve a specific type of knowledge referring to how well someone can perceive, communicate and evaluate emotions. Individuals recovering from an alcohol or drug dependency or addiction may find it especially helpful and healing to practice emotional intelligence, considering that in the past, they used to rely on alcohol or…

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How to Establish Healthy Boundaries With Your Family During Recovery

Drug and alcohol addiction, substance abuse, trauma and mental illnesses can significantly impact the quality and dynamics of family relationships. When individuals go to treatment and work toward reclaiming their life from behavioral issues, mental illness or substances, their relationships require similar attention. Healing family relationships and improving them so that communication and interactions are…

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When It’s Not “Just Weed”

Most everyone has a desire to escape, relax and reward themselves occasionally. These are essential parts of a high-quality life. However, unfortunately, many who live with an addiction usually don’t know how to do those things without using and abusing substances. The truth is, many of these individuals have never known anything different, and the…