November 25, 2020

A Sunflower of Gratitude

Here’s a little present for you – a Sunflower of Gratitude…Actually it’s part of a little gratitude exercise I’d like to offer you as we contemplate what we are doing here in recovery this year at Thanksgiving.
July 17, 2020

Advocating for Clients to Receive Substance Abuse Treatment instead of Jail Time

Overdose is the ultimate price that an addict may pay, but it is certainly not the only consequence of substance abuse. The staggering rates of overdose indicate a growing population of individuals who will potentially incur legal charges as a result of their addiction. Common charges related directly to drug or alcohol use include DUIs or drunk in public charges. It is important to remember that addiction affects entire family systems. Often the legal concerns that an addict will face is in relation to those family systems; such as divorce litigation or child custody battles.
June 26, 2020

Hitting the Reset on Life: Coronavirus can be the pause you need to envision a new life in recovery

You have been gifted with a pause. There are few times in life when we come across an event that allows us to stop and completely re-envision what we want for our future. Coronavirus has given us a collective break to step back from work or commuting every day, and place our attention on other things. The question is: how are you utilizing this pause?
April 22, 2020

How to Quarantine with Grace: Utilizing the spiritual principles of recovery to cope with the threat of COVID 19

Individuals around the globe are facing an unusual amount of stress and uncertainty with Coronavirus potentially lurking, invisible, on every surface. We have been asked to self-quarantine to keep ourselves and our communities healthy, and the isolation and financial strains that we are experiencing is taking a toll.
April 15, 2020

6 Self-Care Practices to Ease the Stress of Social Distancing

Coronavirus is not just a threat to our physical health; our response to the disease is also having a significant impact on mental and emotional well-being. The stress of worrying about potential illness, the concerns over job loss and financial instability, and the impacts of social distancing are all creating added stress.
December 26, 2019

12 Things That Treatment Has Given To Me

The popular song “12 days of Christmas” is sung many times throughout December along with the Christmas season. But did you know, it is actually about […]
October 29, 2019

What Is Canine Therapy And How Does It Help In Addiction Recovery?

People say that dogs are a (wo)man’s best friend, but according to research, dogs are much more than just loyal companions. Studies have shown that dogs […]
September 25, 2019

Why Are Self-Love And Care Key To Recovery?

Written by: Sally Writes  Why Are Self-Love And Care Key To Recovery? There is an important link between the idea people have of themselves and their […]