Common Fears that Keep Addicts away from Treatment: Part 2

One of the most common obstacles that besets individuals who are considering seeking treatment for their addictions is fear. Fear of rejection, fear of judgment, fear of losing an identity—these are only a few of the types of fear that an addict might harbor prior to...

Should I Travel While in Recovery?

Traveling can be a great way to refresh the mind, reflect on the simple pleasures of life, and expand your horizons. However, it can also present added temptations for the recovering addict to use again because of the celebratory mindset it often invokes. When you go...

Playing the Record Forward: Resisting Temptations to Use

Part of the addiction recovery process is developing techniques that work to help you overcome temptations to revert to old habits. Needs are different for every individual, which is why it is important for everyone undergoing addiction recovery to explore a wide...

Tips on Meditation for Addiction Recovery

Because stress is one of the leading triggers for relapse, finding a means for reducing stress is central to a successful recovery from addiction. Meditation is highly beneficial for recovering addicts because it can help to clear the mind of cravings, strengthen the...

5 Tips to feel more Blissful & Grateful

5 Tips to feel more Blissful & Grateful = More Happiness! Did you know that gratitude has been scientifically proven to strengthen your immune system and make you happier and more optimistic, as well as less lonely and isolated? It’s true, and although science has...

The Magic of Inspiration

The Magic of Inspiration, the magic it brings, and the hope it restores. Inspiration is similar to the flicker of a candle, the raging flow of a waterfall, or a gust of wind.  It lifts us with its power to overtake our being and then it can disappear as mysteriously...