Addiction and Personality Disorders — What to Know

2022-02-24T12:39:36-05:00February 21st, 2022|

Addiction occurring alongside a mental health disorder is not uncommon, and co-occurring disorders can often be overlooked by individuals experiencing them. They may be especially overlooked if a person is not experiencing depression or [...]

Cultivating New Joy in Recovery

2022-02-17T16:35:38-05:00January 1st, 2022|

Laughter, they say, is the best medicine. There is no better way to experience an overwhelming sense of joy than sharing a light-hearted moment amongst the ones closest to you. Throwing a get-together can be [...]

How Structured Lives Support Sobriety

2022-02-17T16:35:29-05:00December 2nd, 2021|

Everyone has had to learn the lesson that they are not in control at one point in their lives. Feeling the need to control every aspect of your life only leads to anxiety and disappointment. [...]

Physical Fitness Makes You Mentally Fit

2022-04-21T08:54:11-04:00November 30th, 2021|

It's well-documented that obesity and poor diet can worsen and create mental health symptoms such as depression. Avoiding worsening depression, however, isn't the same as creating a mentally fit mind that is content and resilient. [...]

How to Build Self-Esteem in Recovery

2022-02-17T16:35:09-05:00November 15th, 2021|

Self-esteem is one of the essential pieces of personality. High self-esteem is a predictor for happiness and healthy relationships, while low self-esteem is a predictor for addiction, depression, and crime. Feeling poorly about yourself can [...]

How Animals Can Help in Addiction Recovery

2022-02-17T16:35:07-05:00November 10th, 2021|

Animals can significantly aid in the recovery process. Dr. Ann Berger theorizes that animals naturally practice the tenants of mindfulness, focusing all of their attention wholeheartedly on the present moment with someone who needs it. [...]

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