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Understanding the Differences Between Love and Sex Addiction

Love and sex addiction can impede your ability to process pleasure, reward, and happiness in healthy ways. According to an article from the Social Research Journal, for centuries we have broken happiness into two aspects: Pleasure and a life well lived. Thus, there is an intrinsic connection between our perception of happiness and pleasure. ForRead More

Am I a Failure if I Go Back to Treatment as an Alumni?

When you completed your time in addiction recovery treatment, the last thing on your mind was re-entering treatment later. However, many people are confronted with this potential situation. Reentering treatment is a tough decision for most people. You may be embarrassed about your past decisions. Plus, going back to treatment may cause you to feelRead More

Is Trauma the Root of Addiction?

You are a product of all your experiences. Therefore, through your experiences, you form a perspective on how you think, react, and engage with all that you encounter in your life. Maybe you remember the pain you felt the first time you slid down a hot metal slide in the summer. From the experience, youRead More

Coping With Trauma Triggers Post-Treatment

While you were in treatment, you were most likely surrounded by encouraging people. If you were in inpatient care or sober living housing, everyone you lived with understood how you were feeling. This may have given you a sense of comfort. Now that your treatment is over, you may not be enjoying the same levelRead More

What Effective Relapse Prevention Looks Like

A relapse is not one single event that occurs within your recovery. Relapse tends to be a long-term process that starts with just one thought and eventually leads to action. Many red flags can occur in your thinking process that lead to a danger zone in recovery. These red flags or warning signs can resultRead More

Holding Yourself Accountable in Long-Term Recovery

You enjoyed the fun and excitement of early recovery. Now you feel like the honeymoon phase has ended. Sometimes you might find recovery boring and have no idea what to do next. This is where accountability comes into play. Success in long-term recovery is about being honest with yourself and others, being humble, and maintainingRead More

Making Sober Connections In Ocala

If you have completed your time in treatment, this is an accomplishment in and of itself. During your journey ahead, you will apply all that you have learned. Most likely, you have learned about the importance of sober connections. You may have explored how these connections are instrumental in your recovery. As you consider howRead More

How Can I Be a Better Parent in Recovery?

You have made it this far in your healing journey and that is something to celebrate. It takes courage and bravery to prioritize your recovery and put everything else aside. Now that you are facing life newly sober, you may be struggling with how to be a better parent in recovery. You are not aloneRead More

How Can Somatic Therapy Help Me Overcome Trauma?

When you experience trauma, you are pushed beyond your mental and physical limits. The tension that results from trauma is held in the body. Therefore, when you are healing from trauma, releasing this energy can help. Somatic therapy is a method that can help you to overcome trauma, especially when it is used alongside otherRead More

Finding Healing Through Shared Stories

Have you read a book or watched a movie and felt like you were seeing yourself reflected back at you? Maybe the colorful aunt in that new movie reminds you of your loving grandmother. Perhaps the characters in that book your friend recommended remind you of your strained relationship with your father. Many of theRead More