How do you know when you still resent others? When a person or situation is not allowed safe passage through your consciousness. More on why it’s so hard to stop blaming…and how to resolve the cause of resentment here.
What is the best way to get back on track with recovery after a relapse? Addictions therapist Beth Burgess shares the 7 vital steps to recovering from relapse – and coming back even stronger.
Addicts are prone to low self-esteem, especially in early recovery. So how can you increase your self-esteem? 4 practical tips and suggestions here.
An addiction is something that takes over your life. When treated, addiction can be a blessing in disguise…but there are no good addictions. More on understanding the compulsive urges that characterize addiction here
Here, we review the spiritual importance of forgiveness in recovery and allowing yourself be loved by God. More on forgiveness in recovery from a Christian-point-of-view here.
You can prevent relapse by dealing with setbacks and discussing issues when they arise. Here, licensed clinical social worker and addictions counselor, Kenneth Pecoraro, discusses the more subtle mistakes that pop up in recovery… and how you can prevent a full blown relapse in the process.
If you need help with multiple addictions, I highly recommend this practical first person account of how one woman has coped with addiction. If you enjoy education through storytelling, this is the book for you! More inside.
How do you process anxiety in addiction recovery? Addiction is a disease of obsession, compulsion and wrong thinking. Once we begin to become aware of how we think, we begin to understand how our thinking impacts every area of our lives. More here on copying with anxiety in recovery.
We speak with Gwen R. about the practice of prayer in sobriety. A woman in long term recovery herself, she shares her experiences about the inner work of recovery through prayer and yoga…including its obstacles here.
A step-by-step instructional guide for creating a daily practice of gratitude.