Celebrate Recovery Tag

Find Healing and Self-Forgiveness on the Road to Recovery

“Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn’t know before you learned it.” – Maya Angelou.

No one is perfect. We all make mistakes—it’s part of being human. Yet, despite this universal truth, why is it often so challenging to forgive ourselves? As we explore the concept of self-forgiveness, you discover why it matters and how to navigate this pivotal aspect of the recovery journey.


How Family Therapy Helps
Substance abuse doesn’t just affect the person using substances; it impacts the entire family unit. That’s where family therapy steps in. When it comes to effective treatment, family therapy can be a game-changer. Studies have highlighted that combined with individual treatment, it brings out significantly better outcomes. It not only lowers the risk of relapse but improves medication adherence and lowers overall stress levels. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence even describes addiction as a “family disease.”


The Art of Building Healthy Relationships

In the journey of recovery, one crucial skill that requires practice and commitment is setting and sustaining boundaries. While the concept of negotiating boundaries might not be unfamiliar in the context of recovery, what sets this stage of Recovery apart is the emphasis on learning to identify, communicate and maintain mindful boundaries in order to move forward. While essential for nurturing and maintaining healthy relationships, it’s a tricky skill that ultimately becomes a bedrock for you and your path to sobriety.


The Power of Purpose

“Purpose provides you with an inner compass that guides every decision and leads you to the experiences that will light up your soul.” – Maggie Wooll

Finding purpose can be crucial on the road of recovery and the journey toward living a fulfilling life.

  • What gets you up in the morning?
  • What inspires you to make good choices? 
  • What pulls you back into the desire to be present, to be alive?