The first year of my sobriety seemed like a constant battle with my disease of addiction. It would tell me I wasn’t good enough or that I wouldn’t be able to stay sober. There were days that felt hopeless, but, in retrospect, those experiences all taught me important lessons that I am now grateful for. Sobriety isn’t all happiness—its difficult and its painful. On the other hand, all of those difficulties and all of that pain is 100% worth the life I have today
I was desperate for help. I was only 22 years old and I had already been shooting heroin for five years. I wanted to die, and I tried, I tried really freaking hard. For some reason, I always woke up.
Wellness programs are becoming increasingly popular lately—and for good reason! When executed properly, corporate wellness programs can help improve the health and behaviors of employees. Many wellness programs began as perks for large companies, however, they are becoming more common among medium and small corporations. After all, they can boost the morale and productivity of all employees. Here are a few reasons why you should plan a corporate wellness day for your business.
Every September is National Recovery Month. It is a time to celebrate people in recovery, spread awareness around the disease of addiction, and help shatter the stigma that often surrounds it.