How Opening Up Your Mind Benefits Recovery

“One’s mind, once stretched by a new idea, never regains its original dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, U.S. author and physician (1809-1894) Have we ever thought about our mind as having infinite capabilities? Do we imagine, even just a little, that we are capable of brilliance and uniqueness and incredible accomplishments? If not, why not?…

The Importance of Nutrition in Addiction Recovery

You’ve already started down the path of recovery. Perhaps you’ve just completed residential drug rehab, or maybe you’re several months into an addiction-free life. While you probably recognize the terrible toll your addiction took on your life and relationships, you may be like so many recovering addicts who don’t fully realize the physical damage that…

Repairing Relationships after Addiction

Addiction can be devastating to every aspect of your life. Your addiction may have damaged your career, your education, or even your physical health. More importantly though, your addiction may have broken many of your relationships, interaction you may be depending on now to help you in your sobriety. Depending on how long you were…

Conquering Obstacles in Recovery

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin, American statesman, scientist, philosopher, printer, writer and inventor (1706-1790) When we’re traveling along a road and come upon a roadblock, what do we do? It may be that we failed to exercise sufficient planning to learn whether or not there was any construction going on along…