Entries by Capo by The Sea

Why You Have to Make Recovery a Priority

Focusing on sobriety every day is a “must” Once you leave the safe and structured environment of a luxury rehab, it can be difficult to find time and motivation to focus on your sobriety. Everyday life tends to interfere: the stresses of work, family, and other things can wear you down quickly, potentially leading to […]

How to Have Fun in Rehab

Yes—it can be done! If you think attending drug or alcohol treatment is nothing but a drag, you may be in for a pleasant surprise. Not only is it possible to have fun while battling your addiction, it may even be necessary! Human beings are programmed to do things we find enjoyable. Therefore, if you […]

Why You Need to Stay Connected with Your Rehab Alumni

Some of the most enduring bonds and friendships come out of executive rehabs. Detoxification and the treatment program that follows are intense physical and emotional experiences. To successfully navigate them, you need the support of like-minded individuals. But it’s important to stay connected to the people you meet in rehab – not only while you’re […]

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Lying About Addiction to Family and Friends

One of the characteristic signs of addiction is lying about addiction to friends and loved ones. For example, those with an alcohol use disorder will often downplay the amount they consume in hopes of detracting from their actual consumption. Alcohol may be stashed in drawers at work, in the car glove compartment, or in the […]

The Top 3 Excuses to Ignore Addiction

And why you can’t use them anymore Maybe you’ve taken the first step in combating addictive illness — recognizing there’s a problem. There’s nothing to be ashamed of when you realize you struggle with the disease of alcoholism, or are unable to control your cravings for dangerous drugs. But if you’re putting off addressing it, […]

How Healthy Living Can Fight Addiction

Learn why you need a healthy lifestyle to stay off drugs and alcohol If you’re attending a luxury rehab or other program to combat addictive illness, you’ve taken an enormous step towards a longer, healthier life. After all, nothing will steal your well-being faster than the degenerative nature of drug and alcohol dependency. But there […]

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Coping Skills You Need in Recovery

Coping Skills You Need in Recovery If you’re in recovery for drug or alcohol addiction, one of the cornerstones is learning new coping skills. If a person has been turning to substance abuse to numb pain, or deal with complex emotions, they will need a healthy replacement once that substance has been taken away. Brainstorming […]

Why Alcoholism Runs in Families

And What You Can Do About It If you grew up in an alcoholic family, you may have promised yourself that once you got out, you’d never make the same mistakes as your parents. You may even have sworn never to put your kids through what you went through as a child. Perhaps you even […]