Know the Most Common Triggers for Men with Addiction

There are many reasons men with addiction struggle to stay sober. Men are not always willing to open up about the struggles and challenges of sobriety with loved ones. This can lead to a risk of relapse. If you are struggling in addiction recovery, there are ways to learn how to open up. Identifying the…

Why is Everyone Talking About Painkillers but Not Pain?

Prescription painkillers are being abused at high levels right now but law enforcement, government agencies, and physicians are being challenged with how to deal with the issue of painkiller use. What they are not discussing is why people are using the pills to manage pain and how answering this question can transform the war on…

The Power of Positive Psychology for Busy Executives

Resolving to be happy is one of the best decisions you can make for yourself. Positive psychology is not about pulling sunshine out of nowhere, it is finding opportunities to experience joy, even in the midst of being busy. Learning the power of being positive in all circumstances can really help you, especially if you…

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…

Yes, You Can Worry Less: Here’s How

As we age, we look back at our lives and realize we spent a lot of time worrying about things. This is one of the biggest regrets people have as they age. You may struggle with this, too, but considering how much it costs our hearts, minds, and bodies, it really is not worth worrying…

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…

Breathe Easier with This 5 Minute Meditation

Meditation is a great way to manage stress. If you want to build resilience over time, it can help you feel less stressed and is a great tool to use daily for your mind and body. If you want to get into a mindful place, learn some of the techniques in this five minute meditation.…

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…

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…