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Puppy Love - Will a Pet Help Your Recovery?

Pets offer an anchor of unconditional love and helpful routine, but they're also a big responsibility. Would a dog or other pet help you stay clean ...

Should You Quit Drinking or Drugs? 4 Ways to Find Out

Should you or shouldn’t you quit drinking or drugs? Ambivalence is normal, but you’ll feel better once you make a firm decision, one way or the other. Here are 4 easy exercises to help you.

Control Your Breathing to Control Your Mood

The quickened stress breathing leads to carbon dioxide imbalances and unpleasant feelings. Learn more about why anxiety breathing makes you feel bad and learn a 30 second exercise to reverse these anxiety effects.

Check Yourself: Drinking Level and Disease Risk

Based on your current level of drinking, find out your risk for certain cancers, cirrhosis, heart attack and stroke (and remember, if you’re still reasonably healthy, you can reduce your risks dramatically by curbing heavy drinking.)

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Puppy Love - Will a Pet Help Your Recovery?
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Pets offer an anchor of unconditional love and helpful routine, but they're also a big responsibility. Would a dog or other pet help you stay clean and sober? Read Article
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