Wednesday April 23rd 2014

addiction recovery

Reiki for addiction

April 22nd, 2014

What is Reiki and can it help your recovery from drug or alcohol addiction? We review here and invite your questions at the end.

Apps for addiction recovery

April 21st, 2014

Do app users, as a group, have an advantage in terms of maintaining sobriety. Yes! We review here and invite your feedback on using apps for addiction recovery here.

How to stop blaming others and get rid of resentments

April 14th, 2014

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.

Recovering from relapse: The 7 R’s

April 5th, 2014

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.

Increasing your self-esteem in addiction recovery

March 31st, 2014

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.

Can addiction be good?

March 30th, 2014

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

Forgiveness in addiction recovery

March 22nd, 2014

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.

How do you prevent relapse?

March 12th, 2014

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.

Dealing with multiple addictions: Detour BOOK REVIEW

February 26th, 2014

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.

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Addiction recovery and anxiety: The roots of recovery

February 23rd, 2014

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.