A look at how stress can cause us to turn to substances in order to cope. Plus, a section about what you can do about it! More on the relationship between stress and addiction here.
Innovation requires the introduction of something new; it is a part of creating a new self and a new life in recovery from addiction. Here is what you need to know about the process.
An article with 5 practical tips to getting started towards improved self-awareness. Learn how to identify and prevent relapse triggers with these beginning steps.
On the surface it may look like you are feeling sorry for yourself. But, there turns out to be a deeper meaning when you give a more thorough look at the issue. Learn 4 steps to resolving the “Why Me?” mentality, here.
Can you get effective EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) therapy from home? The Virtual EMDR Program may offer you just that! We experienced the service for ourselves and present you with our findings, here.
How can you boost your happiness quotient? A brief look at how Positive Psychology can help you in your own recovery…with a section on 3 ways to practice it! Ideas that can grow with you.
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!
Here we review the book “Healing the Wounds of Childhood” by Don St John, Ph.D., a book about healing from traumatic childhood experiences by treating the mind, emotions, and body. Here is why you should get your hands on it.
How can you find meaning and purpose after addiction? Tips and suggestions on creating a purpose for your life in recovery and beyond. More here.
Why is taking care of yourself so important to addiction recovery? We review the planning stages of relapse and how you can avoid it through self-care here.