Thanksgiving 2020 In Recovery

Thanksgiving is only a couple of days away, which means that now is an excellent time to start planning. It’s vital to have a schedule for navigating the holiday so that you can keep your recovery intact. It’s no secret that the holiday season is challenging for people in recovery, but that does not mean… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2020 In Recovery

Addiction Recovery Daily Actions

Do something every day for your addiction recovery. It goes without saying that early recovery is a challenging period. One’s mind, body, and spirit undergoes enormous changes from detox onward. Each day can vary from the next emotionally, but establishing a healthy routine helps people cope with their feelings and prevent one from acting adversely.… Continue reading Addiction Recovery Daily Actions

Recovery-Focused Christmas 2019

Christmas is now six days from today; have you started making plans for your holiday in recovery? If not, then please begin your preparations today; you do not want to find yourself in a situation that can cancel out all the hard work you’ve put in thus far. At Pacific Shores, we realize that not… Continue reading Recovery-Focused Christmas 2019

Recovery Meetings are Essential to Progress

With Thanksgiving behind us now, people in recovery can start thinking about the plans for the December—another potentially problematic month. If you managed to avoid relapse over the recent holiday, then you have achieved a significant milestone. You probably stuck to your program routine and stayed close to your support network by attending meetings and… Continue reading Recovery Meetings are Essential to Progress

Recovery During Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season

It’s hard to believe that the holiday season is upon us once again. Hopefully, you’ve experienced maintaining recovery during these challenging times. It’s not a secret that Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve can derail a person’s program. However, it’s possible to see the other side of the end of the year — without picking… Continue reading Recovery During Thanksgiving and the Holiday Season

Recovery Depends On Being Open and Honest

Relapse prevention is an essential component of recovery; men and women need to protect their program completely. It is not easy to avoid people, places, and things that can compromise progress. Those who prevent relapse are people willing to do whatever it takes to keep their disease in remission. There will be days when you… Continue reading Recovery Depends On Being Open and Honest

Recovery on the Fourth of July

Pacific Shores Recovery would like to wish everyone a wonderful Fourth of July! The solstice has come and gone, but Independence Day is when summer kicks off for most people. Warmer weather and longer days mean more time outside with those important to us. Naturally, men and women in recovery want to take steps to… Continue reading Recovery on the Fourth of July

Addiction Recovery Through The Holidays

Individuals working a program of recovery can benefit significantly from having a strategy for the holidays. While most people look forward to days like Christmas, that is not always the case for those in addiction recovery. Men and women working a program must avoid stressful situations. Unfortunately, the holiday season is often accompanied by negative… Continue reading Addiction Recovery Through The Holidays

Addiction Recovery Support Network

If you are new to recovery, then you have hopefully gleaned by now that you cannot stay on track without support. The chances are that you tried to get clean and sober on more than one occasion on sheer will alone, only to find that more was required. Addicts and alcoholics try just about anything… Continue reading Addiction Recovery Support Network