What Al-Anon Can Teach Love Addicts

If you are a love addict, you revolve your life around other people. The most important thing to you is the sensation of being in love, but most of your relationships are turbulent and unfulfilling. You are usually drawn to people who are emotionally unavailable, and you have most likely had one or more relationships…

Stressed out man

Can Nature Help You Overcome Addiction?

Most people who’ve spent time outdoors may notice their spirits lift after a hike in the woods or a brisk walk on a sunny day. But is nature powerful enough to help people recover from addiction and mental health issues? Science and ecopsychology experts would argue yes. Nature Soothes the Troubled Soul It’s no mistake…

Man drinking alcohol

Mistakes and Do-Overs in Recovery

“You can never make the same mistake twice because the second time you make it, it’s not a mistake, it’s a choice.” – Unknown Recall the first time you picked up your drug or engaged in your behavior of choice. Perhaps it was when you snuck a sip from a glass or swig from a…