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

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What is a “Psychic Change”?

The Process of Recovery is Includes More 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 …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 Discontentment The …Read More

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Drunkorexia: Women, Body Shaming, and Alcohol

Women have been objectified by societies around the world for thousands of years. The pressure put on women to look a certain way and be a certain size can have devastating effects on a person’s psyche. The expectations media outlets have put out into our society of the “ideal” woman is at the very least, ridiculous. No two women, or …Read More