Parksville, BC (PRWEB) December 11, 2006
"One of the most difficult times of the year for those recovering from alcoholism is the Christmas holidays. If you find yourself struggling during the holiday season, just remember that you are not alone. Help is only a phone call or a meeting away!"
These are the words of Dr. Larry Smith in his recently published article: Alcoholism Recovery: 12 Steps to Stay Sober over the Christmas Holidays.
Dr. Smith is a Canadian chiropractor, who recently completed the challenging Subaru Iron Man Canada Triathlon in August, 2006. His efforts went toward raising money for the Edgewood Foundation. The Edgewood Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit, registered charitable society whose mission is to provide funding for addiction research, education and scholarships for those suffering from alcohol and drug dependency.
"Plan to spend the majority of your time with friends and family who are supportive of your recovery," says Dr. Smith. "People who are truly supportive of your recovery will be happy to help you throughout the holidays. Be up front and tell them your concerns. When the going gets tough, we all need to be Iron Men and Iron Women to stay sober over the holidays."
If you follow the 12 simple steps of this insightful article, it is completely realistic to stay sober over the Christmas Holidays. Take action now.
You can read the entire article at http://ezinearticles.com/?Alcoholism-Recovery:-12-Steps-to-Stay-Sober-Over-the-Christmas-Holidays:&id=357317
Dr. Smith has written numerous articles on addiction recovery and has just released his new book entitled: Embrace the Journey of Recovery: From Tragedy to Triumph!
If you are recovering from alcohol or drug addiction, then this book is for you. Experience the remarkable story of two courageous yet ordinary individuals and their astonishing recoveries from heartbreaking tragedy. Discover how a cancer survivor and an alcoholic mutually support each other and passionately embrace the journey of recovery.
Embrace the Journey of Recovery is available at http://www.Embracingthejourneybook.com.
About Dr. Larry Smith - Dr. Larry has been practicing chiropractic on beautiful Vancouver Island Canada for the past 19 years. He is co author of Inside the Minds: The Art and Science of Sports Medicine.
His innovative and enlightening Fitness Prescription DVD is being utilized across Canada and in 30 countries around the world. To download a free copy of the Fitness Prescription DVD visit http://chiropracticfamilyfitness.com
For additional information about Dr. Larry Smith, please visit his main web site at http://www.drlarrysmith.com