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What is Mindful Eating and Should I Practice It?

What Is Mindful Eating and Should I Practice It?

What do you think when you hear the term "mindful eating"? Before answering that question, you need to know what mindfulness entails. The practice of being mindful refers to being present. It means to be aware of your thoughts, feelings, and senses…

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How to Disclose Your Addiction to a Loved One

Delivering news that you know will be unpleasant is always hard. This could include something like informing someone of a mistake, loss, or lie. When it comes to disclosing the fact that you are struggling with substance addiction, you could get…

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Can I Rebuild Trust After Addiction?

Can I Rebuild Trust After Addiction?

Trust is a fundamental component of relationships of all types - whether they are friends, co-workers, loved ones, peers, or other relationships. Without trust, what do you have? Bonds are built on trust, and it can be very difficult to rebuild…

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How to Sleep When You're Feeling Anxious

How to Sleep When You’re Feeling Anxious

Sleep is something that we all need. The amount of sleep and the quality of sleep we receive each night determines how well we function. Sleep affects things like focus, energy levels, mood, and more. Getting enough quality sleep while you are…

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Am I Putting Off Treatment?

Are you a procrastinator? Maybe you are when it comes to little things. Or, perhaps, you tend to put off the things that matter most. This may be out of fear of failure or rejection or for other reasons. When it comes to making the call to seek…

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How to Relax During the Holidays

How to Relax During the Holidays

The holidays can be a hectic, stressful time. Yes, the holidays are supposed to be about family and spending time together. However, this in itself can be stressful or overwhelming for some. Maybe the holidays make you feel lonely or isolated. You…

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How Do I Avoid Feeling Isolated in Recovery?

How Do I Avoid Feeling Isolated in Recovery?

Addiction can be isolating. You often lose friends, create distance between yourself and family members, and tend to lose interest in the things that used to bring you joy and fulfillment. You become so focused on seeking and using substances that…

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Fall Gardening: Healing and Harvesting

Fall Gardening: Healing and Harvesting

Spending time in nature can be an excellent escape if you are struggling with substance abuse. Nature in itself can be very healing. Research suggests that actually interacting with nature through gardening or horticulture therapy can be even more…

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How Can Forgiveness Help Me Heal?

How Can Forgiveness Help Me Heal?

Forgiveness can be difficult. We often put off forgiving others by holding a grudge or clinging to feelings of resentment. However, forgiveness can offer a genuine sense of peace. Sometimes, holding on to feelings of anger, bitterness, shame, or…

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