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What are the Benefits of Yoga?

For individuals struggling with a substance use disorder, whether drugs or alcohol, recovery takes time. Even when an individual finds treatment and is able to heal from the disease of addiction, they still need support to maintain their sobriety. One way to work at staying sober is through practicing holistic therapies like yoga. Understanding the…

exercise and addiction recovery

Exercise and Addiction Recovery

When trying to overcome a substance abuse problem, it’s critical to try various techniques. There are therapies, detox programs, and rehab centers, all designed to aid you in your pursuit. Exercise and addiction recovery go hand in hand and are known to provide relief for those suffering from substance abuse. If you are on the…

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Therapeutic Photography Can Be a Holistic Practice of Healing

Therapeutic photography is taking off in the healing arts community. People are using it for personal healing, exploring their journeys in recovery, and finding other people who share similar experiences with mental health and addiction that want to find an avenue of expression through photography. There are many benefits to exploring this medium, it just…

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Paddleboard Yoga Can Be Great for Recovery Therapy

Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a great exercise that has caught people’s attention in recent years. It looks like kayaking or surfing, but typically is not done with a lot of waves around. SUP yoga is an entirely different exercise than regular stand up paddleboarding. Learn more about why people are taking up SUP yoga…

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The Power of Holistic Addiction Treatment in Recovery

A new development in the field of addiction care is increasing implementation of holistic treatments that approach wellbeing from the perspective of a person’s mind, body, and spirit. Holistic treatment, in this sense, is about the power of whole recovery versus looking at each disparate part. Holistic Treatment A complementary treatment strategy is used with…

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Get Back in Touch with Yourself with This Quick Meditation

The inner light, or true Self, begins with each of us as radiant light. It often gets glossed over by other things but the inner light can either grow brighter or more dim depending on what happens in life. Learn how to get back in touch with your own inner light with some meditation exercises.…

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Try These 5 Beginner Meditation Tricks for More Peace

Meditation is recommended as a healthy way to manage stress because it provides many health-enhancing benefits. It can reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety, relieve physical complaints like headaches, and enhance immunity to illness. To begin with meditation, it takes strategies to focus on the mindfulness piece so you can have more peace of mind.…

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How to Beat Chronic Pain with Mindfulness (Instead of Painkillers)

Chronic pain impacts about one-third of Americans, and many take prescription opioid medications. Using drugs can cause addiction or lead to an overdose. A new way to reduce pain and lower the incidence of painkiller abuse in people with chronic pain. Mindfulness therapy trains people to alter their response to pain, stress, and drug-related cues.…

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How Lavender Essential Oil Can Help Tame Anxiety

Lavender is an herb that sometimes helps people relieve anxiety. One of the most used aromatherapy herbs, lavender has properties that support relaxation. Some research shows lavender as an essential oil may possess sedative properties, which may play a key role in anxiety-reducing effects. Relief According to the principles of aromatherapy, breathing in the scent…