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The Miracle Is You

The Miracle Is You

It is hard for me to articulate in words just how grateful I am to be sober. It is not because sobriety made it possible for me to find a meaningful profession. Or that getting sober saved my marriage. Or even that being sober got me into the best shape of my life....

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The Power Of Perception

The Power Of Perception

The Power of Perception I've been living with depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. As a kid, I recall having terrible nightmares. I used to have this one recurring dream about a little girl in a sundress walking through a field of sunflowers. It was a...

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Recovery During Depression

Recovery During Depression

Depression For $200 Announcer: "THIS IS JEOPARDY!" Announcer: "Today's contestant is a middle-aged male that works in the human services industry. He is happily married with two daughters and lives with the co-occurring conditions, substance use disorder and...

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Downward Spiral to Downward Facing Dog

Downward Spiral to Downward Facing Dog

Downward Spiral to Downward Facing Dog My Story:  My journey with substance abuse disorder was in a sharp downward spiral from the beginning.  After hundreds of attempts to stop or moderate, and a couple of hospitalizations including a stay in a psych ward, I landed...

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Try Them All

Try Them All

At THRIVE, we believe that there are multiple pathways to recovery. There is no one right way or wrong way. Every individual is unique. What might work for one person, might not work for another. If you have ever spent any time at THRIVE, you would be hard pressed to...

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Winter Has Left The Building

Winter Has Left The Building

I have never seen nor read Game of Thrones, but I have been around enough office water coolers to recognize the catchphrase, “Winter is coming!” Good ole Ned Stark might have been a bit dramatic, but with good reason. The North was coming off a 9-year long summer and...

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The Miracle Is You

The Miracle Is You

It is hard for me to articulate in words just how grateful I am to be sober. It is not because sobriety made it possible for me to find a meaningful profession. Or that getting sober saved my marriage. Or even that being sober got me into the best shape of my life....

The Power Of Perception

The Power Of Perception

The Power of Perception I've been living with depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember. As a kid, I recall having terrible nightmares. I used to have this one recurring dream about a little girl in a sundress walking through a field of sunflowers. It was a...

Recovery During Depression

Recovery During Depression

Depression For $200 Announcer: "THIS IS JEOPARDY!" Announcer: "Today's contestant is a middle-aged male that works in the human services industry. He is happily married with two daughters and lives with the co-occurring conditions, substance use disorder and...

Downward Spiral to Downward Facing Dog

Downward Spiral to Downward Facing Dog

Downward Spiral to Downward Facing Dog My Story:  My journey with substance abuse disorder was in a sharp downward spiral from the beginning.  After hundreds of attempts to stop or moderate, and a couple of hospitalizations including a stay in a psych ward, I landed...

Try Them All

Try Them All

At THRIVE, we believe that there are multiple pathways to recovery. There is no one right way or wrong way. Every individual is unique. What might work for one person, might not work for another. If you have ever spent any time at THRIVE, you would be hard pressed to...