Are You Substituting Your Addiction? – The impact of Coffee & Cigarettes

Many times in recovery, individuals will substitute addictions without even realizing it. Propensity to engage in poor food choices, including sugar, caffeine, propensity to use nicotine, as well as addictive experiences such as shopping, leisure, and sexuality are often overlooked in recovery. Are these behaviors present in your recovery? What are the implications of this, why does this happen, and ultimately, how do we make our recovery as wholesome as possible?