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Journaling to Maintain Sobriety

Journaling to Maintain Sobriety

At Awakenings for Women, we know that journaling can go a long way when it comes to maintaining sobriety. So often, we are all wrapped up in the hectic patterns of our lives, and this makes it nearly impossible to identify factors of addiction triggers or relapse. Whether you’re living in a residential treatment facility, halfway homes for women in…

Benefits of Meditation for Alcohol Recovery

Benefits of Meditation for Alcohol Recovery

When it comes to getting sober from alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or binge drinking, there are many steps to take. While detox is an important step, long-term recovery involves comprehensive work. At Awakenings for Women, we offer long-term support for women in recovery. Our halfway house IOP includes many therapies for addressing the mental, physical, and emotional aspects of addiction. Our…

Tips for Sober Summer Travel

Tips for Sober Summer Travel

Summertime means many things to many people, and for a lot of women, it’s all about travel. At Awakenings for Women, we know that traveling can be a lot of fun. However, it can also be triggering for a newly sober women. While we’re the perfect location for sober living in South Florida, we know that many women will be…

The Sisterhood of Sober Living Homes

The Sisterhood of Sober Living Homes

Any big change, such as getting sober, is much easier to achieve with the right support. At Awakenings for Women, we support women’s sober living with PHP, IOP, and OP treatment options. Our sober living home is more than just a place to live – it’s an immersive and supportive community that offers a true sisterhood of sobriety. Successful sober…

Working While in Heroin Recovery

Working While in Heroin Recovery

While treatment is key for recovery, there are many approaches to successful drug and alcohol treatment. At Awakenings for Women, we offer a variety of solutions for women’s sober living in South Florida. Our facility specializes in halfway housing assistance with Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) designed for patient success. Because IOP programs typically meet for set times each day, our…

Emotional Spring Cleaning | A Guide for Women

Emotional Spring Cleaning | A Guide for Women

Negativity can spurn from many aspects in life, including genetics. In fact, genetic studies show a relationship between genes and negativity, with certain individuals facing higher rates of negative thought or patterns [1]. Environment and perception play into the perpetuation of negative emotions, but you can fight back against negativity. At Awakenings for Women, we support women through their recovery.…

Feeling like a Fool in Recovery, How to Cope with Shame or Guilt During Recovery

Feeling like a Fool in Recovery, How to Cope with Shame or Guilt During Recovery

Everyone feels guilty from time to time, but when guilt and shame become overwhelming, it can be challenging to pursue a healthy future. Shame is correlated with social anxiety and depressive symptoms [1], and these challenges can make sobriety seem impossible. At Awakenings for Women, we know that guilt, shame, and anxiety are emotions that can derail sober living in…

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