15 Natural Antidepressants for People in Recovery to Consider


Depression affects over 16 million people in the United States alone, and it’s one of the biggest causes of disability. (Yeung et al., 2018) Most people are unaware that having no desire to do things you used to do or lack of energy can result from depression. Major Depressive Disorder or clinical depression is the … Read more

10 Interpersonal Skills to Help You Find a Job After Addiction


People in recovery tend to have stunted emotional growth and development. So developing interpersonal skills is necessary for effective speaking, active listening, respect, flexibility, and patience when interacting and creating connections. Interpersonal skills encompass a lot more than just socializing and getting along with other people. We need them for everything from networking at conferences, … Read more

7 Reasons to Take a Career Aptitude Test After Rehab


Are you fresh out of rehab and unsure about what job opportunities are suitable for you? Finding happiness in your career is essential for maintaining your sobriety. If you’re miserable all of the time, you’re setting yourself up for relapse. A career quiz can help you discover which career best suits your personality, skillset, and … Read more

9 Incredible Ashwagandha Benefits for Stress and Health


Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an Indian herb (Indian Ginseng) known for its adaptogenic benefits; it is a valuable part of Ayurvedic Medicine. (Singh et al., 2011) You’ll find it in stress or adrenal supplements or used as a standalone herb. Many ashwagandha benefits help heal the body and work together to regulate your natural body … Read more

10 Amazing Gratitude Journaling Prompts for Recovering Addicts


Recovering addicts are employing gratitude journaling prompts as a sobriety tool. There are several reasons to use a gratitude notebook in recovery. Some of these reasons include setting boundaries, defining purpose, and acknowledging the positives in life. Implementing gratitude is healing for the mind, body, and soul. It improves mental health and builds self-awareness. Additionally, … Read more

13 Expert-Backed Steps for Getting Out of Debt in Recovery


Dealing with debt can feel like a hopeless situation. And when you add being in recovery to the equation, it becomes vital to get out from underneath it. Does this sound familiar? You try to make your payments, but interest charges eat up your progress. Then, next month, you’re back to square one. Don’t worry: … Read more

155 Uplifting Self-Care Quotes to Boost Mental Health


Self-care is one of the most important things you can do in your daily routine to maximize your inner peace, increase your confidence and productivity, and improve your relationships. Still, as with so many aspects of life, it can be easier said than done. Using positive quotes helps you remember to make caring for yourself … Read more

6 Resourceful Ways to Get Help With Bills


Life is usually good when you have enough money to pay your bills, not have debt, and enjoy the leftover money you may have. If you get laid off, life gets a bit more stressful. The accounts you may have started eating up into your savings, and you will be at a place where you … Read more

7 Remarkable Benefits of Prayer Journaling in Recovery


One of the most significant resources in my recovery toolbox is prayer journaling. It’s a powerful way to spend quiet time with yourself and the Lord. I’ve experienced tremendous success with it and have grown into a better me. I cannot express enough how miraculous it is to see how God answers my requests. As … Read more