How You Might Be Selling Yourself Short (and How to Stop)

Have you noticed how likely it is that we share success stories but are not so sure about sharing failures? It is easy to attribute our own success to our brilliance but lack abilities to see outside circumstances beyond our control. This is called the ‘Fundamental Attribution Error,’ and it can fundamentally shift how you…

How Does Anger in the C-Suite Impact Business and How Can I Find Peace?

If anyone has ever said that someone in the C-Suite had a ‘meltdown,’ they may be referring to the behavior of some executives to release tidal waves of anger. Lashing out or venting anger in the boardroom and towards employees is almost a surefire way to intimidate, rather than motivate, people to excel. Learning to…

What Are Some Ways to Feng Shui My Space for Some Inner Peace?

People have all different reasons to pursue feng shui in their lives. Maybe you are wanting better health, happier relationships, or just a sanctuary in which to relax and feel at home. Energy flow, furniture arrangement, etc are all part of the process but bringing nature in really ramps things up a notch. Live plants,…

Is Kindfulness the New Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a term you may or may not be familiar with but there is a lot of buzz around the benefits of being more mindful. Lower stress, increased productivity, and better overall health are just a few of the noted benefits. The newest buzzword around mindful activities is kindfulness. This concept incorporates both kindness,…

What Are Some Tips for Making Amends in Recovery?

Trust is one of the first things to go when a loved one struggles with addiction. When trust is gone, it can be hard for you to trust that person again. While recovery is about picking up the pieces, for everyone else it is like trying to weather a storm and come out the other…

What are Some Tips to Embrace My Inner Child and Have Fun Again?

Self-parenting is a way to celebrate your inner child, away from addiction, trauma, and the pain of what you experienced. Knowing how your inner child feels and speaking into that is vital for maintaining sobriety. Learning how to cope with emotions and feelings as an adult will help tap into your inner child and find…

The Best Treatment is the One You Choose

Just as addiction is unique to the person experiencing it, treatment should also be tailored to that person, too. There are many treatment options and the new way of treating people with addiction is to provide individualized care. By choosing a program designed with your needs in mind, you will be able to stay more…

What are the Benefits of Critical Thinking in Recovery?

Critical thinking is not necessarily what you think it is. It is not even a radical concept or idea that is new but the truth is recovery tends to involve a lot of emotion and less thinking. If you are in an addiction recovery program, you are dealing with lots of changes, new routines, friends,…