drug addiction

How Yoga Can Help You Beat Addiction

How Yoga Can Help You Beat Addiction

HEALTH BENEFITS OF YOGA Research has shown that yoga provides several health benefits, including improving physical strength and flexibility, as well as help with chronic pain. It even offers emotional and mental health benefits. Yoga has been linked to lowering cortisol levels in the body for reducing stress and balancing…

What to Expect In Early Sobriety

What to Expect In Early Sobriety

Getting Sober Whether you are just starting out on your journey towards sobriety, or you’ve been sober for years, sobriety offers many positive rewards. During early sobriety, you’ll start to rebuild trust with your friends and family (even if it’s a gradual process), notice your physical health improving, get through…

Discovering Your Identity During Recovery

Discovering Your Identity During Recovery

When you are struggling with an addiction to drugs and alcohol, it can consume you and your identity. The things you once loved are gone, and your “hobbies” are now wrapped up in getting more substances.  Now that you are in recovery, it’s time to reclaim your identity or create…

Managing Your Mania

Managing Your Mania

WHAT IS BIPOLAR DISORDER? Bipolar disorder (Type I) is a mental illness characterized by having prolonged fluctuations between manic and major depressive episodes, whereas bipolar disorder (Type II) is characterized by fluctuations between hypomanic and major depressive episodes. People who have bipolar disorder experience intense emotional instability and find it…

Practicing Mindfulness to Get Through Your Addiction

Practicing Mindfulness to Get Through Your Addiction

Are you struggling with a drug, alcohol, or behavioral addiction? While you are on your path to sobriety, you’ll probably face unexpected bumps in the road. There may be events or thoughts that trigger your desire to drink or use drugs. No one ever said getting sober is easy, but…