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New Year's Resolution

Life Hacks: What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

-Mayah Taylor, MA New Year’s Resolution As we begin the start of a new year, there’s a common question we ask ourselves or are asked by others. “What’s your  New Year’s resolution?” Another year brings a fresh, inspiring start to trying new things, exploring new places, and becoming a better you. A common thing we […]

Best of 2017 Blogs

The Best of 2017 Blogs

Before the year comes to a close, I’d like to take a short look at the best of 2017 blogs. As we go through the year’s best posts, we realize that what most people need are a strong foundation for recovery and a solid support system. Support can come from  your family, your friends, or […]

Keeping a Sober Holiday Family Celebration

Keeping a Sober Holiday Family Celebration

-Mayah Taylor, MA We all know the holidays can be a festive time of the year. A time for giving, a time for creating memories, and a time to be with family. But sometimes being with family can also present its own set of challenges especially when you are in recovery from substance abuse. You […]

adinasilvestri.com quote of the day You don't know

12-6-17 Quote of the day: You don’t know.

Please don’t judge people. You don’t know what it took someone to get out of bed, look and feel as presentable as possible and face the day. You never truly know the daily struggle of others.

coping after a thanksgiving binge eating episode

Coping After A Thanksgiving Binge Eating Episode

So, You Ate A lot at Thanksgiving, Now What? Thanksgiving is probably one of the hardest times of year for someone who struggles with binge eating. The holiday is heavily associated with food in large quantities. This can be very tempting and often be a trigger for some. If you struggle with binge eating, you […]