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Setting Personal Boundaries

October 2, 2022
It can be difficult to maintain a sense of self-worth and respect when we don't…

How to Get Clear on Your Intentions: The 7-Step Mantra

September 12, 2022
Our 7-Step Mantra for Clear Intentions We all have intentions. They may be conscious or…

Neurological Factors: A Root Cause of Addiction

August 1, 2022
What are Neurological Factors of Addiction? NIDA explains how a brain disorder occurs when repeated…
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Emotional Wellness: The Importance, How to Create It, and Its Benefits

July 19, 2022
  "How are you feeling?"  This is a question that we often ask each other…

9 Spiritual Limitations Sabotaging Your Growth

June 26, 2022
There are many ways in which we might be self-sabotaging ourselves without realizing it. These…

Emotional Pain: A Root Cause of Addiction

June 1, 2022
Emotional Pain as a Root Cause of Addiction Emotions are “feeling” states and classic physiological…

How to Set Realistic Goals for Yourself

May 16, 2022
Most people have trouble setting and achieving their goals. Most people as in me. I…

Understanding Your Strengths and Weaknesses

May 5, 2022
Human Design is a way of understanding people that goes beyond the traditional horoscope or…

Trauma Influences: A Root Cause of Addiction

April 18, 2022
Traumatic events push a person into hyper-awareness, causing them to become highly attuned to any…

Manifesting: The Power to Create What You Want Out of Life

April 7, 2022
Each week, I write these blogs on topics that come up in my present life.…

Childhood Adversity: A Root Cause of Addiction

March 29, 2022
Understanding the Root Cause of Addiction from Childhood As children grow up and go through…

5 Foods That Calm You Down Instantly

March 17, 2022
We recently talked about the 4 neurotransmitters that improve overall happiness and health. Serotonin was…

The Importance of Dopamine, Serotonin, Endorphins, & Oxytocin

March 3, 2022
All of these neurotransmitters play an important role in our daily lives. Dopamine is responsible…
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7 Ways to Love Yourself More

February 17, 2022
Self-love is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. It's not…
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Finding Solitude in Today’s World

February 10, 2022
The definition of solitude is "being alone." The word also means peace and quiet. It's…

How to Follow the Five Golden Rules of Nature

February 3, 2022
The five golden rules of nature seem obvious to follow but with the busiest of…

What are the Benefits of Practicing Reiki?

January 26, 2022
I found Reiki when I was looking for an alternative to getting on anti-depressants in…

10 Must-Read Book Recos from Jordan B. Peterson in 2022

January 14, 2022
We dove into the extensive book recommendation list from Jordan B. Peterson and let me…

Grit: 5 Traits People in Recovery Possess

January 7, 2022
Thriving Traits Shown in People in Recovery When people find themselves feeling low or wanting…
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10 Ways to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence Every Day

December 22, 2021
Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand both your own emotions and those of others.…

How Affirmations and Intentions Affect Our Lives and Actions

December 10, 2021
The power of our words can be found evident in the phrase "speaking truth to…
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What Does Living An Authentic Life Mean?

December 2, 2021
Living authentically means we feel what we want and express those feelings openly. It is…
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Why You Should Commit to Whole Being Wellness in 2022

November 18, 2021
Whole being wellness. The opposite of what I think of when I think of the…

Letting Go of Perfectionism in Addiction Recovery

November 4, 2021
Reach for your dreams!  It’s something that we all want.  We have big dreams of…

A Sober Good Time During Halloween

October 28, 2021
Staying Sober on Halloween Halloween is a great time for kids and adults alike to…

AA’s 12 Steps and Buddhism: The Commonalities

October 20, 2021
The Twelve-Step programs are at the forefront of addiction recovery. The 12 steps provide a…
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The Importance of Self-Care in Recovery

October 14, 2021
It's easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of our days. It always points…
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10 Recommendations from Russel Brand’s Book List

October 6, 2021
Russel Brand is a British comedian and actor who got sober in 2003. He now…

Anxiety: The Common Condition in Early Recovery

September 29, 2021
We all have anxiety, even if it's just once in a blue moon. This is…

How to Build A Meditation Practice

September 23, 2021
Our Step by Step Guide Commit to doing meditation. Challenge yourself. Meditation is when you…

Know Yourself within the OCEAN: The Big 5 Personality Traits

September 16, 2021
The Big Five Personality Traits are extroversion, agreeableness, openness, conscientiousness, and neuroticism. A good acronym…

The Neuroscience of Behind Addiction & Dopamine

September 9, 2021
Discussing Dopamine and the Neuroscience of Addiction This article will explore addiction using the science…

September is Recovery Month!

September 1, 2021
September is Recovery Month and it's about time we take a moment to talk about…
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Understanding Mental Wellness & Maintaining It

August 18, 2021
Mental health is a topic that has been gaining more attention lately. Especially after Simon…
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Social Wellness: Our Connection Today

August 12, 2021
For the Sake of Connection: Social Media Wellness People have been talking about wellness for…
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The Importance of Spiritual Wellness & Benefits It Brings

August 6, 2021
Spiritual wellness is a term with many different meanings For some people, it means having…

Environmental Factors: A Root Cause of Addiction

July 30, 2021
Our Environment & Addiction Evaluating the quality and health of our environment when we are…

Epigenetics & Genes: A Root Cause of Addiction

July 24, 2021
Starting at the Root Everyone mentions ’finding the root cause of the problem” but where…
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12 Essential Components to Overall Physical Well-Being

July 19, 2021
How to Optimize Your Physical Wellness Physical wellness is one of the most important aspects…
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15 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Career Wellness

July 6, 2021
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” — Steve Jobs Career or Occupational wellness is…

Compassion-Focused Therapy: The Benefits & Science Behind It

July 2, 2021
The Benefits of CFT & The Science Behind It The United States is a country…
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What is REACH Forgiveness?

June 26, 2021
"Forgiveness is the most powerful word in the English language." - Lewis B. Smedes The…
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5 Questions to Begin Finding Your Life Purpose

June 24, 2021
The good ole life purpose question. What do you want out of life?   It’s…

Practice Gratitude: What to Do When You Don’t Feel Grateful

June 18, 2021
Practice Gratitude: What To Do When You Don't Feel Grateful   "Practice gratitude and you'll…
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10 Fascinating Facts about Emotional Freedom Technique

June 14, 2021
10 Fascinating Facts about EFT: Learn How to Use the Healing Technique "The EFT treatment…

5 Stages of Change: Each Stage & What to Expect

June 8, 2021
The 5 Stages of Change to Get Through Change can be defined in many ways.…

6 Must-Have Tools for Recovery

June 3, 2021
6 Must-Have Tools for Recovery It's important to stay healthy and live a healthy lifestyle…

Meditation: The Highly Recommended Tool for Getting Sober

May 30, 2021
Meditation in Early Sobriety There is a growing amount of research in support of meditation…

The Benefits of Smart Recovery: A Mental Health Tool for Addiction

May 26, 2021
SMART recovery is a mental health tool that helps people recover from addiction. It is…

5 Opportunities from Falling Off The Wagon

May 22, 2021
The glass is either half full or half empty. We are either moving forward or…

Benefits that Motivational Interviewing Brings When You Use It

May 19, 2021
This article will go over what Motivational Interviewing is, why it works, and some of…

3 Mantras with Powerful Meaning for Transcendental Meditation

May 14, 2021
What is a Mantra A mantra is most commonly used in the practice of transcendental…

CRA: #1 Best Way to Begin Choosing Connection over Addiction

May 13, 2021
Choosing Connection with the Community Reinforcement Approach Many experts say the human connection is one…

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

May 7, 2021
What is DBT?   A newer type of psychological treatment is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)…

Cognitive Therapy: What is it?

April 30, 2021
What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy? Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is the most research-supported therapy in…

Forgiveness: What It Is and Why You Need It.

April 20, 2021
Forgiveness: What It Is and Why You Need It Forgiveness. One of the most difficult…