Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery

Recovery from drug addiction isn’t a singular event. Instead, it is a process that changes over your lifetime. Since triggers and cravings are ever-present in your home environment, you need many tools in your recovery toolkit. One of the most powerful tools you can use is the practice of mindfulness. You will learn the importance […]

The Importance of Relapse Prevention Therapy

Relapse prevention in addiction recovery is not only possible but is fundamental for effective addiction treatment and recovery. While many people focus on relapse when a person is undergoing treatment, it is crucial to understand that relapse prevention is a long term process. If you or a loved have just completed addiction treatment and are […]

Mindfulness Meditation: Five Tips To Help You Get Started

Every day, countless families across the country are impacted by substance abuse and alcoholism. For years, the resources that were available to help people suffering from addiction and substance abuse were limited. Now, thanks to more research and shifting attitudes, there is an abundance of resources available to help those in need. One great option […]

How To Handle Addiction As A Working Professional

Maintaining professional employment while in the clutches of addiction is challenging. You may have even already lost at least one position because of the consequences of your disease. Addiction can affect your job and workplace performance in many ways: It can lead to being late or missing work. You may be constantly tired when at […]

How to Practice Mindful Meditation

Your life may feel chaotic. You may be looking for a way to calm your mind. Or you may just want to be present and more aware of what is happening. You may find that your life is so busy that you’ve never allowed yourself to sit, just be in the moment, and breath. Mindful […]

How to Practice Self-Love in Recovery

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It is reported that more than one in seven Americans ages twelve and older currently suffer from substance abuse, which amounts to at least forty million citizens. Addiction and substance abuse disorders have officially surpassed rates of heart conditions, cancer, and diabetes. Rates of mental illness vary wildly but it is very common for addicts […]

10 Songs About Drug + Alcohol Addiction

The world has some beautiful and lovely things in it but there is also the dark side that people don’t want to talk about. But that is the part of life we have to talk about if we want things to change and that is the world of addiction. Millions of people today struggle with […]

7 Celebrities Who are Living Examples of Recovery

Addiction is a disease that can happen to anyone, at any time in their lives. It comes into play both during the highs and lows of life. No one ever intentionally becomes addicted to a substance. In many cases, it can be a result of prolonged use of prescription medication that spiraled out of control, […]

How Yoga Can Benefit Addiction Recovery

In today’s society, attempts at addiction treatment are as diverse as the different substances found in addiction. When attempting to stay recovered, those who suffer from addiction have found success in adding yoga to their addiction treatment. Yoga, a popular form of exercise and lifestyle, is more than a physical workout. Yoga was originally designed as a […]