4 Foods to Improve Your Mood

When we were in active addiction, we relied on drugs and alcohol to control our moods. Upon entering into a life of sobriety, however, we find that there have been natural ways to lift our mood all along. The food we eat has a direct effect on how we feel, and we can improve our…

Oceanfront Recovery Now Accredited By The Joint Commission

Oceanfront Recovery proudly announces that it has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Behavioral Health Care Accreditation. A symbol of quality and compliance, this tremendous honor demonstrates that the Oceanfront Recovery program upholds the highest standards in providing safe and effective care. We are honored and humbled to join the ranks of…

What are the Health Benefits of Hiking?

When we were in active addiction, we rarely cared about exercise or getting out into nature. When we enter into sobriety and are in the process of healing, however, hiking can be a great way to improve our physical and mental health. Hiking provides the aerobic exercise we need to help our bodies heal and…

Surf Your Way to Better Health

Exercise doesn’t have to be a grueling task. You can gain all the benefits of powerful cardiovascular exercise through surfing. Not only do you work out your body by surfing, but you can also improve your mood, mental health, and reap all the health benefits of being out in the ocean. According to The Surfing…

Still Feeling Bad? Consider a Multivitamin.

Early recovery can be a tough time in regards to our physical health. We may have entered into treatment in a state of malnourishment, deficient in the vitamins and minerals that we need to feel happy and healthy. Exercise and a balanced diet are of crucial importance, but we may find it beneficial to begin…

Improve Your Health with Green Tea

Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages you can drink. It is packed with nutrients and antioxidants that have proven benefits to the body and mind. It even has properties that can be preventative in the formation of certain diseases like cancer. In early sobriety, our health is beginning to be restored, and by…

Healing Your Brain with Arts and Crafts

Recovery is a time when our brains begin to heal from the damages caused by alcohol and drugs. It can be a long process, but there are many things we can do to naturally promote healing and improve our cognitive functions. Getting involved in creative expression through artistic means can be an effective way of…

How do Inhalants Affect the Brain and Body?

Inhalants, as the name suggest, are a group of drugs that are inhaled by user to achieve a high. These drugs are capable of doing tremendous damage to the brain and body, the effects of which can be far worse than many “hard” drugs. The fact that these drugs are legal to buy make greatly…

Coping with Death in Sobriety

Everyone will have to face strong emotional experiences in recovery that can feel like a test to their sobriety. The unfortunate reality is that, because addiction is a fatal and progressive disease, men and women in the recovery community are very likely to experience the loss of a friend or loved one to the disease…

Four Spiritual Books to Aid You on the Journey of Recovery

There are many spiritual books that, although not necessarily related to recovery or sobriety, have found popularity among men and women in the recovery community. These books are no replacement for the main texts used by your chosen recovery fellowship, but can be helpful in gaining a better understanding and connection with the spiritual aspects…