From gambling to chocolate cake, from your smart phone to heroin, it’s safe to say that as Americans, we are all losing time to something, and no matter what that ‘thing’ is for you, it’s starts with repetitive subconscious decisions. It’s too easy to pawn things off as “no big deal.” We buy things on..
12 SMART Tips For Breaking Bad Habits Become Aware Of Your Habits Human beings are creatures of habit. By nature, our brains learn a certain way of doing something and stick to it. In order for us to change and do something differently, we have to interrupt our brain’s impulse to use automatic..
Finance Fix Fixing your finances after rehab is a walk in the park compared to the healing that you’ve already done. You’re clean. You’re Sober. There is nothing that you can’t face with confidence after that. You already know that there is no such thing as a healthy “quick fix” so you approach it the..
Good Clean Feed Exposure therapy happens to us every day as we walk through the simple motion of living our lives. Everything that we put into our brains and bodies becomes a source of cause and effect that radiates inward and affects the attitude and energy of what we put back out. Living life in..
Post Treatment “Cents” Life after treatment can be reminiscent of cleaning up after a storm. Whatever obstacles that you encounter as you wipe the slate clean and reset your life, you’re one smart cookie if you take the time to get your finance skills straightened out sooner rather than later. Like any other priority: it’s all about mindset…
Life Skills In Action Activities of daily living and coping skills Addiction recovery is far more than an individual simply coming off of drugs and alcohol. Recovery is a process of learning how to live effectively as an individual, as well as within social, and family units. While lifelong participation in 12 step programs..
Addiction Facts You Can Afford Addiction takes everything. Mind, body, and spirit go bankrupt chasing a fix. The idea that treatment isn’t an option, simply isn’t true. Treatment is always an option. Whether you are seeking treatment options for yourself or a love one, there are many things to keep in mind about the..
Recovery Isn’t Boring It’s Anything But. Recovery is freedom, and that’s not boring. For a lot of people, the idea of recovery means that something is taken away from your life. In truth, that’s only kind of true. What if someone told you that by taking steps away from certain things, you can breathe LIFE..
You Have Not Fallen Too Far As we say hello to Autumn, let us each be filled with the courage for renewal. Let us each take a moment to really notice the paths behind and before us. This journey isn’t over. Let us reflect and reframe our lives so that we are more sure of..
4 Feelings That Hold You Back Girl With Her Head In Her Hands Sad And Unhappy About Something Emotions are a response of our most basic human brain function. This primal, emotional quick-response system helps us react to the world around us in a jiffy, often setting off an impulse reaction before we even know that..