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8 Recovery Oriented New Year’s Resolutions

For those of you in recovery the Holidays can be stressful, which can be detrimental to your health. This stress can push someone to relapse. That’s why this time of year it is important to reflect and to make a plan for how to stay on track in the New Year. Here are some recovery oriented New Year’s Resolutions that …


Handling the Holidays During Recovery

The holiday season can be a difficult one when in recovery. It is a time of celebrating, which many times can include alcohol. For some, it also be a depressing time and reminder of pain. These feelings, both positive and negative can oftentimes lead to relapse. Thanksgiving is in just a few days and the holidays will be here before …


12 Irrational Ideas

Some food for thought. Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT) holds that certain core irrational ideas, which have been clinically observed, are at the root of most emotional disturbance They are: 1. The idea that it is a dire necessity for adults to be loved by significant others for almost everything they do. Instead of concentrating on their own self-respect, on …


How to Start Practicing Self-Care

Self-care is a simple concept, yet for many of us, it can be incredibly difficult in practice. It is especially challenging for victims and survivors of abuse, who are often made to feel like they are not worthy of love or care. But EVERYONE is worthy and deserves love and care, we sometimes have to be the ones that provide …