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Understanding the Mind

If you are struggling with a mental illness or substance use disorder, you may feel like you have lost control. How can you get better if you don’t even fully understand what’s wrong? It’s important to note that you don’t have to have it all figured out to receive help for your mental illness orRead More

Is the Opposite of Addiction – Connection?

With the ways of the world today and more people staying home to continue flattening the curve, “connection” has become a buzz word. The way people connect today is very different because of the pandemic that has pushed social distancing into the new norm. As we think more about it, we have begun to ponderRead More

The Healing Power of Mindfulness

  “Anxiety is a psychological, physiological, and behavioral state induced in animals and humans by a threat to wellbeing or survival, either actual or potential. It is characterized by increased arousal, expectancy, autonomic and neuroendocrine activation, and specific behavior patterns.” Anxiety and Mindfulness Experiencing anxiety can feel like being in the middle of a torrentialRead More

What Is Your Next Indicated Step?

In recovery, you will hear people talking about completing the next indicated step. What you have found in your own experience are failed tasks and too many missteps to count. As you keep pushing forward in your sobriety, you may be wondering how to achieve a level of growth that includes taking the next indicatedRead More

Am I Isolating or Just Trying to Escape?

With everything that has gone down during the pandemic, our society found themselves having to isolate with the stay-at-home orders that were enforced by law officials. Isolation is hard for some people to adhere to. For others who have suffered from an addiction, or are introverted, forced isolation is a dream come true. Having theRead More

Will I Ever Be on a Pink Cloud?

No one could really ever tell you how exhilarating sobriety is, or on the other hand, how difficult dealing with the ramifications of your addiction will be. As you navigate through your recovery, you may see others who have the same amount of days sober as you do but seem to be more joyful andRead More

Ways to Define a Higher Power

Recovery is a known way to cope with addiction and trauma, but did you know that recovery is also based on spirituality? One of the first suggestions after admitting you have a problem with drugs and alcohol is to find a Higher Power of your own understanding. By doing so, you give up control toRead More

The Best Reasons to Stay Sober

The effects produced by drugs and alcohol can lead people right into addiction. Being able to forget about past trauma and daily stressors for a time can cause consumption to increase as tolerance builds up. Those who are addicted have no problem listing all the reasons why they keep using drugs and drinking alcohol, butRead More

Sex and Love Addiction: What’s the Truth?

When it comes to sex and love addiction, many of us have preconceived ideas surrounding the qualities and symptoms this addiction includes. We hear the term sex addiction, and sometimes we believe that it only implies the obsession and craving for sex. The aspect of love addiction isn’t something we’re familiar with or fully understand.Read More