living with another person

Dealing With the Stress of Living With Another Person

By LifeTutors / October 24, 2020 /

Living with other people is always going to be stressful. Whether it be living with assigned roommates in dorms, living with friends, or with a spouse, there will always be challenges in sharing a living space with another person. It is essential to internalize early on when living with someone that there will be very…

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accountability in recovery

Defining and Establishing Accountability

By LifeTutors / October 10, 2020 /

Practicing accountability is something that will affect someone’s personal and professional spheres. Friends, family, and loved ones can learn to trust and rely on someone. At the same time, professional mentors may see these aspects as proof of someone’s abilities. They will be a consideration for those looking to further their positions within a company.…

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professional development

Creating a Mindset for Professional Advancement

By LifeTutors / October 5, 2020 /

There are many reasons that someone may have for wanting to progress in their professional field. For some, it can be the passion behind what they do. They want to share their influence and love of their career by continuing to push forward in their industries. For others, the monetary benefits can help them pursue…

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Keeping Conversation Going: The Importance of Continuing to Develop Social Skills

Keeping Conversation Going: The Importance of Continuing to Develop Social Skills

By LifeTutors / September 24, 2020 /

Social skills are a valuable part of many different programs such as addiction recovery, mental health recovery, and even conflict resolution and communication techniques. It is always important, during any difficult times in life, to be able to effectively communicate how someone is feeling, what their goals may be, and how they want to take…

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Even the Tightest Families Need to Talk it Out

Even the Tightest Families Need to Talk it Out

By LifeTutors / September 10, 2020 /

Despite the picturesque scenes sometimes portrayed in commercials on television, families are complicated and messy. Even the most tightly-knit, loving families will still run into their fair share of disagreements and problems in an effort to live together. Problems and misunderstandings can arise from any number of sources. The first step to addressing many of…

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Creating Your Own Day-to-Day Plan

Creating Your Own Day-to-Day Plan

By LifeTutors / September 5, 2020 /

Scheduling and planning is a large part of someone learning to cope with their mental health disorders or recovery from addiction. While the support of professionals can help each person understand and structure their days, the ability to create one’s own schedule can help them not just continue with important self-care management, but also continue…

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Get Outside! Being Outdoors During Recovery

Get Outside! Being Outdoors During Recovery

By LifeTutors / August 24, 2020 /

Going through recovery is an incredibly difficult time. People begin to attempt to restructure their lives and entire modes of thinking as their bodies undergo their own biological changes that can have drastic effects on their moods. In a time when everything is changing, it is important to do whatever possible to mitigate the feelings…

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You’re Not in It Alone - The Importance of Companionship

You’re Not in It Alone – The Importance of Companionship

By LifeTutors / August 10, 2020 /

Recovery and feelings of isolation, unfortunately, go hand in hand with each other. Whether someone is in recovery from an addiction to drugs or alcohol or experiencing mental health disorders, they all bring with them a feeling of being alone. While opening up to everyone someone comes across isn’t the most comfortable approach to overcome…

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Finding Employment While in Recovery

Finding Employment While in Recovery

By LifeTutors / August 5, 2020 /

There are many things that each person has to address when they are in recovery from an addiction of any kind. As people begin to reconceptualize their lives, goals, and the world around them, it can be very easy to feel overwhelmed. Of the many changes that someone faces when going through recovery, putting themselves…

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Understanding Sober Companioning

What is a Recovery Coach?

By LifeTutors / July 24, 2020 /

In the world for mental health and substance use disorder treatment, recovery is something you hear a lot about.  Young adults going back to work and school will have friends who are still drinking or using substances or may have mental and emotional conditions for which they are untreated. None of which is helpful for sustainable…

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