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 is a “Psychic Change”?

What is a “Psychic Change”?

The process of recovery is more than just not using drugs. It is a process that entirely changes the way that an individual reacts to life. An entire shift in an individual’s thoughts and desires occurs, allowing them to achieve and maintain sobriety while enjoying a life of happiness, joyousness, and freedom. The shift, referred as a “psychic change,” is …Read More

What are Behavioral Addictions?

What are Behavioral Addictions?

  Addiction is not limited solely to drugs and alcohol. It is possible for an individual to develop an addiction to an activity such as sex, gambling, or eating. When an individual is recovering from addiction to substances, there is a danger of transferring the addictive behavior to another activity or behavior. These addictions can become just as powerful and …Read More

The simple act of expressing gratitude and appreciation can get us back on track, as well as improve our happiness and health.

Improve Your Mental Health by Expressing Gratitude

  Everyone strives for happiness and joy in their recovery. However, it can be easy to lose our sense of appreciation for all the things we have been given by sobriety. We lose sight of how wonderful the gifts of sobriety have been in our loves, and find ourselves falling back into our past feelings of restlessness, irritability, and discontentment. …Read More