How To Get Through A Using Flashback

  You’re in treatment, working hard every day to learn how to stay sober. Each day- you’re doing it! You’re staying clean and sober while gaining invaluable tools for living a lifestyle of recovery. Though you experience physical cravings and occasional psychological cravings, you really don’t want to use. You’re finding value in recovery. At…

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How Do I Pick Up The Pace After The Afternoon Slump?

  From work to treatment, when we are facing a full day of scheduling and tasks, we experience an afternoon slump. Everyone approaches time and productivity differently. Some people are most productive in the afternoon while other people are more productive first thing in the morning. Typically, for many people, the hours between 2:00-4:00PM are…

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Could Working In Law Trigger Alcoholism And Addiction?

  In 2016 the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the American Bar Association produced on of the largest and most in-depth studies on the prevalence of substance abuse in law, The New York Times reports. Just 175 lawyers short of 13,000 responded to questions for the analysis. Of that 12,825, a mere 3,419 lawyers chose…

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Acupuncture Works For Men’s Addiction Treatment

Acupuncture can be used specifically for detox purposes. The ancient practice operates on the belief that the body is full of pressure points which are connected to channels that communicate with different organs and have different emotional meanings. When a certain point is tender, for example, it could simultaneously mean that you are struggling to…

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Are You Afraid Of Success?

Self-sabotage is part of the experience of addiction. Every time an addict earnestly attempts to recover, then makes up a story of why they couldn’t recover, shouldn’t recover, or why using is better than recovering, they are sabotaging their opportunity to recover. Once they pick up a drug or a drink again, the sabotage is…

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Do You Sleep Better When You Know Why You’re Waking Up?

  Sleep is popular. People like to sleep. People like to get good sleep. Articles list dozens of ways to sleep deeper, longer, and more efficiently. In the productive age, we want our sleep to be as productive as our working hours. We need sleep to give us energy, leave us well-rested, and prepare us…

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Is Your Goal Setting Working For You?

  We set a daily goal in recovery: stay sober until midnight. Once that clock strikes, we set a new goal: stay sober until midnight. Thus the cycle of “One day at a time” begins. We take things as they come so that we aren’t overwhelmed by the prospect of the future. Yet, we are…

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Is Social Media Having The Same Effect On Men’s Body Image As It Is On Women?

  Social media is a platform for marketing, for business, for developing relationships, for reaching audiences, for posting pictures of food, and for making it seem like you live a perfect life. Maybe not exactly. Social media has no rules. People post whatever they want and say whatever they want about those posts. Each social…

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