Control is a contentious word when it comes to recovery. Often, a perceived lack of control contributes to our depression, frustration, failing mental health, and addictive behavior. Grasping blindly for control can become self-injurous. By empowering ourselves, we can fight our need to control everything by controlling what we can.
1. They are isolating themselves. They would rather not be around anyone. They spend a lot of time holed up in their house or their room. This is especially worrisome…
A Friendly Reminder That Your Life Is An Unfinished Story Continuing Into 2020.
Esteemed poet e.e.cummings was once quoted as saying "Unbeing dead isn't being alive." While some people may think this is a reflection on zombies, it is actually a reminder to…
The holidays are a difficult time for many. Especially for those struggling with addiction. It is important to remember why you want to recover and why it is important to…
e decision for a person to seek recovery treatment usually comes with gentle coaxing. However, it sometimes comes with hard circumstances and experiences. Learn more.
Guess what? There a few things that we can do for others that seem small, but that will likely have a great impact on their lives.
Have you ever heard that old saying, "today is a gift, that's why they call it the present?" Well, it means precisely that. The best gift you can give yourself is to live in the here and now.
There are small things that we can do, that are truly meaningful that can make a real difference for a friend, a client, a coworker, and/or yourself. Here are a few examples of simple tips for praciting kindness andmake a significantly positive impact.