Category: Addiction Treatment

repairing relationships addiction
Rebuilding Relationships After Addiction

Healing Wounds and Fostering Connection The first step towards rebuilding and repairing relationships after addiction is to rebuild yourself. Before repairing relationships with others, you must consider the damage that your actions have caused. It’s impossible to fix what’s broken if you can’t see how you’ve hurt the ones you love. Addiction is a chronic […]

read more
How to stop cravings
How to Stop Cravings

Addiction is a complex and challenging condition that affects millions worldwide. For individuals on the path to recovery, cravings can present significant obstacles, testing their resolve and commitment to sobriety.  These cravings, triggered by various factors, can be overpowering and jeopardize the progress made in the recovery process. Seeking professional help is essential in navigating […]

read more
Recovery questions answered
Recovery Questions Answered: Part 1

“Recovery isn’t easy – at first. It takes time. Sometimes, it takes a lot more work than you may think you are willing to put in. Even though the journey is hard, it is worth every scare, every tear, and every moment of fear that comes with it. It’s worth it because the trade-off is […]

read more
Chaos Addiction
The Chaos Complex: Is the chaos in your life leading you down an addictive path?

Chaos. Complete disorder and confusion. An addictive feeling if you’ve leaned into it for far too long. So, can you be addicted to the chaos in your life? Unfortunately, yes, and it can create a multitude of issues later down the road if you have yet to realize that you’re suffering from it.  Even though […]

read more
addiction denial
Addiction Denial: A Ticking Time Bomb

Unhealthy denial is usually built over time. It’s a wall your mind builds around you – brick by brick, every time you lie to cover up your actions or turn a blind eye to a problem. Eventually, the wall of denial shields not only from seeing the reality of your situation but also from recognizing […]

read more
Resolutions for recovery
5 New Year’s Resolutions for People Wanting Recovery

Whether you’re reading this before the new year bell has rung or you’ve fallen upon this two weeks into the new year, you need to know one thing: every day is a chance for you to start anew. It doesn’t just have to be in the new year. One of the most challenging yet influential […]

read more
Gratitude in Addiction Recovery
The Role of Gratitude in Recovery 

My gratitude goes out to this wonderful universe. It is a blessing to have shelter and food. I am grateful for all the opportunities that come my way. It is a privilege to be myself. The ability to give and receive love is something I’m grateful for. Life is precious to me, and I am […]

read more
Lies Addicts Tell
The Most Damaging Lies You Can Tell Yourself While Dealing With Addiction

Denial is the ultimate comfort zone. But, unfortunately, addiction attaches itself to your denial, and from that comes a web of twisted lies that makes reality even harder to reach. In addition to addiction’s physical, emotional, and psychological components, you may lie to yourself for various reasons. You may create these lies due to underlying […]

read more
couples rehab
Benefits of Couples Rehab

Many rehab programs don’t accept couples, placing more emphasis on individual recovery first. However, the thinking is beginning to change. Research shows that there are benefits to simultaneously addressing the needs of each partner individually as well as the couple as a whole through couples addiction therapy. Relationship stability is one of the biggest predictors […]

read more
addiction recovery environment
Make or Break: How The Environment You’re in Affects Your Recovery

Some excellent and sage advice: “You can’t heal in the same environment where you got sick.” Cliche? Maybe. Blatantly truthful? Absolutely.  Where you are physically holds a lot of power over where you are mentally. When it comes to your surroundings, it’s crucial to hone healthy situations and experiences for yourself; especially if you’re in […]

read more