Jim Haggerty

Relapse Prevention

The Power of Daily Reflections While in AA

September 16, 2021

When I first sought treatment for my alcohol dependency, it felt overwhelming. Admitting that I had a problem was the first step, but sometimes it seemed unimaginable and overwhelming …


Emotional Intelligence and its Role in Addiction Recovery

August 30, 2021

Consider the number of times in a typical day that you automatically perceive the emotions of someone around you, based on their body language, facial expression, words, or energy….

Recovery Tips

How to Cope with Triggers and Avoid Relapse

August 19, 2021

Coping with triggers can be one of the trickiest parts of the recovery process. Triggers can come on suddenly, and the emotions that they stir up are often intense….

Culture and News

How the Media Portrays Substance Use Disorder – The Good, Bad, and Honest

August 11, 2021

I never really thought about the influence of the media on addiction and alcoholism until I started  my own journey of recovery. In fact, it is nearly impossible to…

Recovery Tips

How Tai Chi Might Help You With Your Recovery 

July 20, 2021

There are a multitude of methods people use to help them on their journey of recovery. Because everyone’s process of healing is unique, there are many different approaches to…