Getting used to "being okay" in recovery

Getting used to “being okay” in recovery

Serenity is a foreign feeling. We’re likely to distrust it and rail against it. Many of us create “drama” simply to get back to what we’re accustomed to. If we can tolerate the discomfort of things going well, we come to recognize the feeling as the gateway to further growth and healing.

How do I forgive myself?

How do I forgive myself?

When it comes to ourselves, we are accountable for the harm we caused to others but not the harm we caused ourselves while using. We let nothing go. We hold resentment against self as a means of self-control.

Can I detox from Xanax at home?

Can I detox from Xanax at home?

Most folks don’t realize that the two most dangerous substances in the world to withdraw from are benzodiazepines and alcohol. In this article, we offer the facts about detoxing from Xanax not as medical advice but rather as guidance.

What does it mean to be sober curious?

What does it mean to be sober curious?

Being sober curious is part of a growing trend in which people are choosing to consume less alcohol in pursuit of better health, weight loss, and financial benefit.

How to overcome panic attacks

How to overcome panic attacks

Panic attacks cause a debilitating loss of perspective and folks struggle to even begin to cope. It’s important to know that attacks only last 15 minutes or less.

How anxiety affects the body

How anxiety affects the body

Anxiety can be overcome, as can health conditions that are caused or exacerbated by it. In recovery it’s important to check in with your body whenever you’re not sure how you’re feeling.

Stop Sabotaging Love!

Stop Sabotaging Love!

Childhood abuse and neglect, adolescent and young adult trauma, it all adds up in layers like sediment that can’t be permeated.

The 3 types of depression & how to cope

The 3 types of depression & how to cope

Most of us have a limited ability to recognize depression in ourselves and others. The more we’re connecting with kindred spirits, the better our coping and friendships.