How Do I Swing My Way to Health Through Golf?

If you ever wondered whether golf could teach you a thing or two about addiction recovery, you were right. There are lots of ways the sport can help you improve your grip on more than a golf club. Your life has changed and now you are forced to adapt your swing and start a new…

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What is the (Not So) Big Secret to Enjoying Sobriety?

When you’re in early recovery, you might feel your life is dreary. After all, you’re used to getting high, having ‘fun’ and not taking much, if any, responsibility. However, getting sober doesn’t mean getting used to a life of boredom. Recovery is a learning process, and part of it is learning how to have fun…

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Little Known Joys of Addiction Recovery

If someone told you there would be joy in recovery, you might have given them a second hard look to see if they were serious. In fact, joy is serious business in recovery. It takes commitment to break free from addiction. Recovery is a time to celebrate living a happier life. Take these tips with…

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The Little Known Correlation Between High Intelligence and Addiction

Addiction is complex with multiple influences. Intelligence is one you may not have thought of when considering the correlation to addiction. Specialists look at the correlation between addiction and intelligence as quite surprising and highly interesting. Learn more about why scientists are studying this connection and how it can affect how we view addiction. Intelligence…

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How Can I Let Go of Being Right?

Do you always have to be right? Are you always coming out on top when in an argument or debate? Do you hate being proven wrong, because it makes you feel ill at ease for the rest of the day? A lot of times this kind of single minded persistence can come in handy, but…

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Facing Peers and Employees with Confidence After Rehab

When an executive checks into rehab for addiction, it can disrupt the usual flow of operations and make you feel like you’re not sure where to start when you return. Facing peers and employees with confidence following time in rehab is important for your transition into a healthy, sober recovery journey. Negativity and resentment can…

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How Can I Keep Family Weekend Visits Positive?

For someone in rehab, family visitations are important. Different recovery facilities have different policies. Some may only allow visits on designated days, while some may only allow immediate family members on weekends. Others may not encourage visits for the first few weeks. While an initial break in contact is crucial so your loved one can…

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How to Escape the Holiday Blues

Holidays are here and everyone is happy. Except maybe you are struggling with this ‘joyful’ time of year. Depression is a very real thing that hits people this time of year. When you suffer from depression, it can be hard to find your way back out. Happy holidays can feel like a farce when you…

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