Facing Challenges to Recovery During the Holidays

The holiday season is here. For some people, from Thanksgiving through New Year’s day, the holidays bring happy visions of festive meals and social gatherings with family, friends, and co-workers. For many people the holidays can also bring high expectations, busy schedules, fatigue, stress, conflicts, and regrets. For people in recovery from alcohol and/or drug… Read more »

How Do I Know if I Have a Problem? (Rehab Report Pt. I)

(This blog post is Part I of an ongoing series on demystifying drug and alcohol treatment – popularly known as “rehab”) For the first installment of the Rehab Report, we at Club Recovery, LLC (a Minnesota based addiction treatment center) will address the question of how does a person know if they have a problem… Read more »

Coping Skills and Managing Life on Life’s Terms

At times, life can seem to present us with endless challenges. At work, at home, our physical health, our mental health, all can challenge our ability to manage life on a day to day basis. Let’s face it, life is hard and it can be difficult to cope with all of the things thrown our… Read more »

What To Do With Resentment and Suffering

According to the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, resentments are the number one offender in creating conditions for relapse in a person recovering from alcoholism. For all people, resentment and self-created suffering (things like negative self-talk, rumination, etc.) are troublesome. For the person in recovery, these things can be potentially life threatening. Approximately 88,000 deaths… Read more »