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Isolation and Addiction

Social isolation is defined as the state of being in a place or situation that is separate from others. Social isolation has an reverse cause and effect relationship with addiction, and can cause unwanted health issues. Isolation can not only create an addiction problem, but can also hinder one in the recovery process, causing a [...]

Johnny’s Story (Finding The Way)

Johnny's Testimony By all accounts I had a fairly normal childhood. My family attended Church every Sun. It is harder than expected for me to pin point where my hurt's, hang ups and habits originated. The first hurt I can remember started in Kindergarten and it still pops up occasionally 35 years later. I had [...]

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‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly?

So you've gone through several months of rehab and now the holidays are coming up. You haven't experienced the season to be "Merry" sober for years. After all, aren't the holidays a time to celebrate, bring in the cheer and even give cheers? You might wonder, "how can I get through this season and stay [...]

By |December 27th, 2019|Activities, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Recovery, Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Recovery, Rehabilitation|Comments Off on ‘Tis The Season To Be Jolly?

Chris’s Story (God Never Lets Us Go)

Looking back on my life and how my addiction started, I can trace it back to finding a group of kids in middle school that would accept me. I was advanced in school, which made me feel like I couldn't relate to most kids. The kids that drank and did drugs didn't care if I [...]

By |October 16th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Recovery, Drug Addiction, Drug Recovery, Mental Illness, Rehabilitation, Self-Sabotage, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chris’s Story (God Never Lets Us Go)

Regrets

We all have them, the nagging thoughts of how we wish we would have or could have done things differently.Regret by definition means, "to feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed opportunity." What do we do with these pesky thoughts that creep in from [...]

By |October 10th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Recovery, Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Recovery, Mental Illness, Rehabilitation, Self-Sabotage|Comments Off on Regrets

Yoga and Addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction has many negative effects on the mind and body. The use of drugs affects breathing, and heart rate, the ability to control emotions and feel happiness. In addition, problem-solving, planning, and decision-making abilities are inhibited. It is also difficult for people who use drugs to process information provided by their senses. [...]

Relationships and Recovery

We form many different types of relationships throughout our life. These relationships have different dynamics and no two relationships are alike. In this article we are going to address the relationships associated with a former addict who is in the process of recovery. The right kinds of relationship with the right kind of people will [...]

By |March 15th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Recovery, Blog, Drug Addiction, Drug Recovery, Rehabilitation|Comments Off on Relationships and Recovery

Don’t Look Back

So you finally decided to seek recovery after many years of using and abusing. You committed to a rehab to help you succeed in your quest for sobriety. It has been months , you are feeling better, but now you are facing many thoughts and feelings that stem from regrets. During your years of abusing [...]

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Just Mike’s Story

My story of addiction/alcoholism began for me in my mother's womb. My father was a Navy man and we were stationed on the Island of Crete in Greece. When my mom was around 5-6 months pregnant with me my father who was an alcoholic struck her or pushed her down while he was drunk. One [...]

By |January 19th, 2019|Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Recovery, Blog, Drug Addiction|2 Comments

Addiction and Self-Sabotage

Self-sabotage is any behavior, thought, emotion, or action that holds us back from getting what we consciously want. Self-sabotage is the conflict that exists between conscious desires and unconscious wants that manifest in self-limiting patterns of behavior. Self-sabotage not only prevents us from reaching our goals but also plays the part of a safety mechanism [...]

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