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Why Is Journaling a Useful Tool in Trauma Recovery?

When it comes to healing trauma, it’s important to find tools and methods that allow you to develop a deep connection with yourself. Journaling is one such tool that can help you process thoughts, emotions, and memories. There is no “one size fits all” approach to healing trauma. With journaling, there are many different methodsRead More

How Can Somatic Therapy Help Treat Addiction?

In the addiction recovery process, trauma cannot be overlooked. Trauma may have led to your addiction, and you also might have endured traumatic experiences due to your addiction. Ancient medical principles point to the idea that energy from traumatic experiences can be stored in our bodies. Somatic therapy is an extremely beneficial practice that canRead More

How We Develop Trauma

We never know when a traumatic event might strike. It might occur just one time or regularly. The variety of experiences that can lead to trauma is limitless. Because of this variety, it is often difficult to admit that we have experienced a traumatic event. One of our first inclinations may be to ignore traumaRead More

How Can You Unwind Without Drinking?

Most people think that alcohol is the only way to unwind. This belief is so common that it has given birth to activities like “happy hour.” The biggest problem here is that the more problems you have, the more you drink. Further, regular drinking will likely put you on the path to alcohol use disorderRead More

Is Addiction Considered a Traumatic Experience?

If you struggle with addiction, you’re no stranger to feelings of guilt and shame. You may even blame yourself for your struggles. This feeds into negativity even more. Addiction can affect absolutely anyone, and it’s not your fault. The illness is a traumatic experience in and of itself. Definition of Trauma The Substance Abuse andRead More

How Can I Stay Motivated Through Gratitude in Recovery?

You have reached the point in which you are doing the same thing each day. Your life has become boring, and you lack motivation in your recovery. It is easy to get into a pessimistic state of mind and lack the motivation to overcome challenges within your recovery. You may even find yourself entertaining negativeRead More

Knowing When to Ask For Help With an Eating Disorder (ED)

Eating disorders (EDs) have often been misconstrued by television and social media as diets, lifestyle choices, or even true healthy living. The body standards we see in advertisements all around us can have a detrimental mental effect from a young age, and young people can develop poor self-images surrounding their weight, size, and shape. ThisRead More

Sober Activities to Replace Substance Abuse

When we are in active addiction, we spend a lot of time maintaining our relationship with our drug of choice. Whether it was alcohol, opiates, methamphetamine, or any other variety of drugs out there, our substance abuse stole a tremendous amount of our focus. When we weren’t physically taking in the substance, our thoughts focusedRead More

Can I Treat Anxiety Without Medication?

Anxiety is a mental health disorder that not only affects millions of Americans each day but also comes along with a wide range of symptoms. Traditional treatment can often look the same. Even though medication has been the go-to route for anxiety for decades, it’s not the only answer. There are many other methods ofRead More

Fear Processing and PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychological condition that can arise after a person experiences or witnesses a traumatic event. Common manifestations of the disorder include anxiety, intrusive memories, nightmares, and avoidance of stimuli related to the event. PTSD also affects the way the brain processes fear. Studies have indicated that people with PTSD haveRead More