What Are Some Tips for Making Amends in Recovery?

Trust is one of the first things to go when a loved one struggles with addiction. When trust is gone, it can be hard for you to trust that person again. While recovery is about picking up the pieces, for everyone else it is like trying to weather a storm and come out the other…

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Corporate Wellness Programs Can Benefit Everyone

Workplace wellness programs are on the rise across corporate America. Companies are finding that it helps boost productivity and profit margins when people feel better. One of the first studies to show a direct link between workplace wellness programs and improved employee well-being and increased employee productivity was recently released which looks at the benefits…

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What are Some Tips to Embrace My Inner Child and Have Fun Again?

Self-parenting is a way to celebrate your inner child, away from addiction, trauma, and the pain of what you experienced. Knowing how your inner child feels and speaking into that is vital for maintaining sobriety. Learning how to cope with emotions and feelings as an adult will help tap into your inner child and find…

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How Can I Have Fun (and Stay Sober) at Holiday Parties?

If you are a person who stresses about how to have fun (and stay sober) for the holidays, worry not. There are ways to enjoy parties and socialize without having to compromise your sobriety. You are more likely to relapse if you don’t try to stay focused on your sobriety goals so give these tips…

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The Best Treatment is the One You Choose

Just as addiction is unique to the person experiencing it, treatment should also be tailored to that person, too. There are many treatment options and the new way of treating people with addiction is to provide individualized care. By choosing a program designed with your needs in mind, you will be able to stay more…

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What are the Benefits of Critical Thinking in Recovery?

Critical thinking is not necessarily what you think it is. It is not even a radical concept or idea that is new but the truth is recovery tends to involve a lot of emotion and less thinking. If you are in an addiction recovery program, you are dealing with lots of changes, new routines, friends,…

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Surf Your Way to a More Positive Outlook

Surfers have a saying that the sport is a religion of sorts, connecting us to a higher state of consciousness. Others say it offers equal parts lifestyle, sport, and spirituality combined. Addiction can be passed down from generations which is why it helps to find something you can do here and now to create a…

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