Compassion

Family Counseling Treatment Plans Examples Using Reviewed: What Can One Learn From Other’s Mistakes

When a loved one has struggled with addiction and is now in addiction treatment, it can be an emotional time for family members. Many questions may arise, like wondering how to best support your loved one, or, equally as important, how best to support yourself during this time.  Our family support group is facilitated by …

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anger management

Anger Management: Tame Your Anger

Anger Management: Learn 5 Ways To Tame Your Anger In order to begin gaining control of your anger, you must first understand what anger is. Many people believe that anger is a negative emotion that is unhealthy and self-destructive. However, that is far from the truth. Anger is a necessary emotion that helps individuals better …

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Discovering Oasis: Why Our Mindfulness-Based Approach to Recovery Makes a Difference

”Mindfulness” has become a buzzword in the past few years, and for good reason. In our fast-paced world with so much stimulation and stress, finding stillness has never been more difficult–or more important.  Although mindfulness practices, such as yoga and meditation, have been used for centuries across the globe, new research data is frequently being …

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Who are you? How Mindfulness and Meditation help to re-create the Self

Who are you? Are you your thoughts: The stories that you’ve told yourself for so long that perhaps you can’t even identify the specifics of, that perhaps are just identified as feelings or comparisons, or subtle identifying qualities, judged or affirmed? Are you your body: Growing, impacted by environment, deteriorating in less-than-ideal circumstances, and finally merging …

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Relapse Does Not Equal Failure

Let me start with my favorite place to start with almost every subject: Everything in the universe is made up of energy, even thoughts. Thoughts, when speedily moving in autopilot neural networks, build up momentum for a person, which they often lead to actions. In the case of the addict (or alcoholic), the energy of …

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