Selfcare

Breathwork Treatment Centers Location Asheville NC – Are You Prepared For A Good Thing?

Breathwork is a broad and expansive field that encompasses all different techniques of attending to and working with the breath. In breathwork, individuals are intentional with their breaths, often guided in changing the breath to various rhythms, counts, and cycles which can shift our emotional, physical, and spiritual states.  As a mindfulness-based addiction treatment center, …

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Just Take the Next Step: Staying Grounded in Difficult Moments

I can’t see a way through,” said the boy. “Can you see your next step?”  “Yes.” “Just take that,” said the man.  – Charles Mackesy    When we feel lost, afraid, or unsure of what the future holds, we may find our thoughts getting way out in front of us and spiraling out of control, …

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Resting in a Restless World: The Power of Relaxation in Recovery.

We came, we acted, we conquered. This could be the epitaph for much of modern day society: the drive to succeed, achieve, overcome. These motivations and propulsions of powerful energy, though often incredibly effective, leave little room for the intention to simply be, to observe, to allow, to enjoy this existence that so many suffering …

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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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Self-Care is not Selfish: The Importance of Self-Care When Getting Clean and Sober

Many argue that addiction is a societal disease, driven by the endless compulsion for more, and by action based on feelings of lack. One perspective is that addiction is worsened by an imbalanced drive to consume, achieve, conquer.  While energies of desired progress are by no means unhealthy in and of themselves, when they replace …

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