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3 Habits of Grateful People

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, it’s a perfect time to take a look at how gratitude can play a positive role in your life – even after the leftovers are eaten and the family china is packed away. Being thankful for little things or “having an attitude of gratitude” has been touted by…

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How to Become a Better Listener


Now that you’re in recovery, you have an incredible opportunity to make things right in your life, including repairing any relationships that may have been neglected during your addiction. A good starting point is to learn how to be an active listener. This simple yet overlooked skill will help you build rapport, understanding, and trust…

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Smart Snacking for Better Recovery

Healthy snacking isn’t just smart, it’s also an essential part of your recovery plan. After all, proper nutrition is key to healing your body and mind from the damage of addiction. And staying properly nourished throughout the day will give you more energy and focus to complete recovery tasks and distinguish hunger cues from cravings.…

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The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® Expands

Red Oak Recovery®, a leading trauma Informed substance abuse and dual diagnosis treatment facility for young adults, announces the expansion of our gender separate women’s program, The Willows at Red Oak Recovery® This expansion will allows us to serve 18 women on a completely separate 38 acre campus located 25 minutes outside of downtown Asheville,…