Everyone experiences stress. Whether it’s stress at work, in your relationships, having a long to-do list, feeling the demands placed upon us by others, or from simply listening to the news, stress seems to be a common experiences in life for many people. This article will address how to manage stress in a healthy way…Details
If you’ve made a commitment to sobriety and then you experience a relapse, you might feel disappointed, angry, frustrated, or sad. You might even begin to feel like you’ve lost hope, as though it’s going to be difficult to get back on the road to recovery.
You might define the word wellness as the state of being in which a person is in good physical and mental health. Wellness could be another way of saying that a person is tending to the many facets of their well being and including a wide variety of activities to support a holistic way of…Details
Recovery comes with challenges and, largely, that challenge is yourself. You’ve got to face all the feelings, thoughts, cravings, and doubts that exist inside. You’ve got to face those experiences without the old tactic of avoidance through the use of substances.
Recovery from addiction is not an easy journey. Perhaps that goes without saying. It will include highs and lows, peaks and valleys, long straight-aways and sharp turns. It can be a journey that is difficult at times, but also very rewarding. And, if you know that there may be challenging times ahead, then you can…Details
Addiction is an illness that affects the mind, body, and spirit. Depending upon the drug, addiction can do severe harm to the body. It’s very common for addicts to ignore their nutritional needs by eating poorly or hardly eating at all. Addiction can also change the brain in ways that can make them believe they…Details
Across the nation, many people are suffering from addictions to opiates. However, more powerful than heroin and morphine is the drug fentanyl. Acetyl Fentanyl is an opiate that is mixed into street drugs and marketed as heroin. In fact, just a small amount can be fatal. Users typically use it intravenously as a direct substitute…Details
If you were ignoring your finances while you were struggling with an addiction then perhaps you’re hoping to turn that around now that you’re in recovery. Just like you’re working on returning to health and wellness in recovery, you need to focus on your finances and bring it back to health too. The following are…Details
It’s common to have emotional ups and down when you’re in recovery. Many people turn to drugs or alcohol in the first place to help escape emotional pain. For instance, the loss of a loved one, the loss of employment, or divorce can be incredibly challenging. They can even cause someone to turn to substances…Details
More and more research is coming to light about the health benefits of exercise. And it’s not just your physical health that benefits from exercise, but your mental and emotional health do as well. Exercise is gaining more and more importance in the fields of mental health and recovery from addiction. If you’re already used…Details