Finding Happiness from Within

Finding Happiness from Within

  Few of us ever experienced real happiness or joy until we embraced a life of sobriety. We came to realize that our conception of happiness was skewed– we had been confusing the pleasure and relief provided by drugs and alcohol with genuine happiness. Our reliance on external pleasure and validation became our greatest source of motivation. In sobriety, however, …Read More

Using Grounding Techniques to Overcome Anxiety

Using Grounding Techniques to Overcome Anxiety

  In the early stages of recovery, anxiety can seem overwhelming. As our brains and body heal, we often experience symptoms of anxiety and stress from even the most normal of situations. Grounding is a coping strategy that can work to relieve or lessen these symptoms, making it easier for us to manage our day-to-day activities and continue undeterred on …Read More

What are the Health Benefits of Yoga?

What are the Health Benefits of Yoga?

Yoga is one of the best exercises a person can take up. Yoga provides physical and mental health benefits, as well as a respite from the stress and anxiety of our day-to-day lives. Practicing yoga creates a harmony between the body and mind, incorporating physical exercise with meditation to improve our overall well-being in ways that other forms of exercise …Read More

Accepting Spiritual Help

Accepting Spiritual Help

  Addiction differs from other disease because there is a spiritual component and spiritual solution. Effective treatment of addiction and alcoholism focuses on the mind, body, and spirit. When we straighten out each aspect of ourselves—mentally, physically, and spiritually—we find that we are able to recover the hopeless state of body and mind caused by our disease. Doctors, psychologist, and …Read More