Supporting an anxious friend in addiction recovery can be confusing. Here are a few tips on how you can help.
A clear plan to help you support and encourage your husband’s sobriety.
Family members ALSO need to get help when an addict loved one receives treatment. Why should the healing process include everyone from the family unit? Get the answer here.
12 step support groups believe that total abstinence is the only means to complete recovery. But, can this notion be more harmful than beneficial for some individuals in recovery? More on why no one should be stigmatized for their drug replacement and maintenance, here.
Dealing with negative stinkin’ thinking in addiction recovery? Is it possible to restructure the perception you’ve built about yourself? Learn more on the causes of low self-esteem and techniques on how to get it back in this BOOK REVIEW!
You may be familiar with painkillers and alternative pain management methods, BUT do you know about the Open Focus™ technique to treat chronic pain? Open Focus™ dissolves chronic pain and stress by shifting your focus of attention. Learn more here.
Want to eat healthy, exercise, quit smoking, cut down on drinking, or stop popping pills? Learn how “Changing to Thrive” can help you identify your current Stage of Change and how you can move forward at your own pace to increase happiness. More here in our book review.
How can you know if your boss has narcissistic traits? Dr. Louise Stanger explains how you can work with a narcissist boss and deal with communication difficulties. More here.
Looking a way to face reality, people in addiction recovery may find themselves feeling depressed. Here, we review some some ways to cope with depression:
Addiction leaves many relationships broken, so what can you do? Discover the DO’s and DONT’s that will help you mend and improve your relationship with a recovering addict after rehab is over.