How to Start and Maintain New Habits

How to Start and Maintain New Habits

What is a habit? What you repeatedly do (i.e. what you spend time thinking about and doing each day) ultimately forms the person you are, the things you believe, and the personality that you portray.  Routines vs. Habits Most of us assume the two are interchangeable....
Realistic Resolution for the New Year

Realistic Resolution for the New Year

When you hear the word “resolution”, you typically associate it with the new year. New year, new me – right? While the intention of resolutions can be innocent, they can make you feel as though you are a failure if you don’t stick to them. Most of these resolutions...
Dealing with Depression During Treatment

Dealing with Depression During Treatment

Depression during treatment is a real struggle. It’s frustrating, isolating, and all-consuming. In most cases, depression during treatment can be an issue for addiction or mental health issues and other diseases people with depression suffer. Though it may seem...
Sober Relationships

Sober Relationships

Achieving sober relationships can be a daunting task for persons with substance abuse challenges, mental health illnesses, and psychological challenges. Drug addiction negatively impacts the way you perceive the world and relate to other people.  People with drug...
8 Important Things to Know Before Detox

8 Important Things to Know Before Detox

When entering a detox program, most think that there is no preparation necessary. There are 8 important things to know before the detox. Just show up and make the commitment to stop the habit that you may have. However, this is not the only thing that a detox...