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The Rewards of Working with People in Recovery!

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The Rewards of Working with People in Recovery!

Working with people 1-on-1 in the professional recovery field typically brings to mind a counselor, a nurse, or a doctor of some kind. Thank God for those individuals who work in those positions, I know they’ve saved my ass more than once, and quite frankly are a large reason why I’m even simply alive today. I strongly feel that those are not the only people doing work in the field of recovery on a 1-on-1 basis. I think that sometimes we limit those who qualify as working in the professional recovery field in our minds to those three career paths,...

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What my Recovery is Like today.

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What my Recovery is Like today.

Today, I woke up without a pain in my gut. There was no need to get up and race out the door. I could eat my breakfast with ease and there was an exuberant taste to all of the things I could enjoy. It was pure bliss. My breakfast had a hint of hearty meats and some nutritious carbs. There was a full range of healthy health going on and I didn’t regret it. I had no mental anguish and my mind was full of crisp thoughts right after my morning low-caffeine tea. Today in my recovery I could simply...

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Humility Means Not Being Your Own Boss!

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Humility Means Not Being Your Own Boss!

Hey guys! Message directly from the top of the food chain, at least where Substance For You stands, just for today. Ahem! It’s really not any different than who all of you’ve been talking to the whole time anyways, right? I mean, I’m the boss of Substance For You, hence being ‘the boss’ of a ...

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A New Perspective on Boredom–Maybe it’s not all bad?

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A New Perspective on Boredom–Maybe it’s not all bad?

Many have said that boredom will kill you, or only time will tell. I think a lot have heard sayings like this. Patience, being a number one catalyst in most people’s addictive traits, it’s hard to mask boredom with anything else other than anxiety or depression (some would say). If you’re not masking the space, ...

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