Category Archives: Lifestyle

Step 3

March 24, 2017

This is part three of a twelve-part series wherein we will take a closer look at each of the twelve steps of recovery.  Step 3: Made a decision to turn our will … Read More

Women and Recovery

March 8, 2017

For years, recovery from chemical dependency was thought to be the same for everyone, regardless of gender. The thinking was that “addiction is addiction” and that treatment and the Twelve … Read More

The Language of Addiction: How We Talk About it Matters

February 21, 2017

After almost seven years in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, the first image that comes to mind when I think of the word “addict,” is of a homeless, older, … Read More

Step 2

February 10, 2017

This is part two of a twelve-part series wherein we will take a closer look at each of the twelve steps of recovery.  Step 2: We came to believe that a … Read More

Building Healthy Recovery Habits

February 7, 2017

A big part of recovery is breaking the old habits that reinforced addiction and replacing them with healthy habits that support recovery. Some aspects of breaking these “bad habits” can … Read More

Step 1

January 23, 2017

This is part one of a twelve-part series wherein we will take a closer look at each of the twelve steps of recovery.  Step 1: We admitted that we were … Read More

Realistic Recovery Resolutions

January 3, 2017

  Each year as December slides into January, we begin making lists of all the things we want to change or “do better” in the New Year. Exercise more. Eat … Read More

Keep Calm and Carry On: Helpful Reminders for Managing Holiday Stress

November 1, 2016

The holidays are rife with triggers. For many, they are indicative of jovial social events and spending time with family. For others they can be a lonely and isolating time. … Read More

Join Us in Celebrating Recovery Month!

September 13, 2016

As summer winds to a close, September ushers in National Recovery Month —  a time designed to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the … Read More

5 Ways Yoga and Mindfulness Can Help Fight Addictions

December 17, 2015

By: James E. Groves, MD Original Source: www.huffingtonpost.com Yoga combines both exercise and mindfulness (the practice of “non-judgmental attention to experience” in the present moment). Moderate to high intensity physical … Read More

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