I’ve learned over and over again that wanting it isn’t enough. Even needing it isn’t enough. It sounds a bit cold but I routinely ask people who are considering change, “What are you willing to do?”
Self-deception is part and parcel to addictive thinking. As we grow in our recovery, let’s move toward rigorous honesty with sef and avoid these pitfalls.
Balance is not achieved by going to both extremes. Let’s look at setting goals and making your recovery sustainabe!
There’s much more to anger management than most realize. Let’s work on your self-control through self-acceptance!
We all know self-care is important. Let’s broaden our understanding of it and make some investments that pay off in spades!
Getting sober is tough – staying sober is tougher. Let’s explore strategies that are proven to work and which promote greater health!
Addiction and mental health go hand in hand, but which one should be addressed first?
It’s rarely a conscious choice to trade addictions, so how do we safeguard against it?
In the coming days, otherwise reasonable and intelligent people are going to set themselves up for failure. It’s our annual ritual of self-deception: establishing New Year’s resolutions. We’ll decide that it’s time to, “go on the wagon.” We’ll talk about cutting down our use, lowering stress, getting to the gym, eating healthier and spending less […]
In the midst of America’s opioid epidemic (roughly 72,000 deaths annually), the increased devastation caused by alcohol is being overshadowed. Our country is losing approximately 88,000 people each year to alcohol-related deaths. A recently released study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington shows alcohol related deaths among women […]