Self-Care on a Budget: Affordable Gifts that Make You Feel Better

Self-Care on a Budget: Affordable Gifts that Make You Feel Better

Sometimes, you just need to focus on you. For people with busy lives and lots of responsibility, it’s easy to get caught up in work and putting your own needs on the back burner. We all need to take time for ourselves to enjoy simple pleasures,

The Do’s and Dont’s: Luxury Addiction Treatment Centers

The Do’s and Dont’s: Luxury Addiction Treatment Centers

If you have heard about luxury rehab, you might be wondering what makes them so special. Do the amenities actually help with the recovery process? Are people who completed the program in a luxury center less likely to relapse? Is the cost that different?

Pre-Grieving: A Terminally-Ill Loved One 

Pre-Grieving: A Terminally-Ill Loved One 

Dealing with a loved one’s terminal illness can be overwhelming and exhausting. Many people experience a sense of pre-grieving, an emotion similar to but separate from bereavement, in the lead-up to a loved one’s death, which can be as difficult to process as grief itself.

Miracles of Recovery: What To Do When Treatment Ends

Miracles of Recovery: What To Do When Treatment Ends

72,287 deaths from drug overdoses in 2017, 10’s of thousands of others dying of other substance abuse related causes, billions spent on educational campaigns, over a trillion dollars spent on a failed war on drugs and the problem continues to escalate. And the wicked little truth: virtually all in the treatment field see the need for long term continuing engagement, Aftercare, to reinforce and support the new ways of thinking and substance free life approach clients were introduced to in the professional setting.

Loss of a Loved One: When You’re Grieving and Tired of Not Sleeping

Loss of a Loved One: When You’re Grieving and Tired of Not Sleeping

You used to sleep soundly. Then, a loved one passed away, and it’s been difficult to have a good night of sleep. Grief appears in many ways, and one way is sleep deprivation. Here are factors that contribute to your lack of sleep and what you can do about it.

Helping Others: Aftercare Recovery

Helping Others: Aftercare Recovery

Anyone who has someone in their life struggling with addiction recovery may wonder what role they can play in their loved one’s recovery. One way family and friends can support a recovering addict in an impactful way is by helping them to get their lives back on track after their recovery.

Preparing For A New Baby: When You Have A Disability

Preparing For A New Baby: When You Have A Disability

If you’re a parent with a disability, the challenges of caring for a baby can be even more daunting. Fortunately, a future parent who has a disability can prepare for the baby’s arrival to make sure the little one has everything required to remain happy, healthy and safe. If you have a disability and a baby on the way, read on for some important tips.

Build Stability In Recovery: Finding The Right Job For You

Build Stability In Recovery: Finding The Right Job For You

Recovery is intimidating for many reasons, especially if you are new to it. You need to focus on your health while adjusting back to life. Making ends meet until you find your first job opportunity post-recovery is necessary, but shouldn't add stress. There are plenty of options available for you, all of which can be fulfilling.

Mental Wellness Through Self-Care: Activities That Boost Your Sense Of Well-Being

Mental Wellness Through Self-Care: Activities That Boost Your Sense Of Well-Being

Mental well-being doesn’t just happen; you have to work at it. People who take a proactive approach to personal wellness tend to be more well-adjusted and less depressed than those who sit around and wait for something positive to happen.

The Game Of Love: What's There To Learn?

The Game Of Love: What's There To Learn?

Romantic partners tend the be some of the most powerful teachers and bring us important lessons that need to be learned in our human experience. There really is no energy stronger than the energy of romantic love….

Borderline Personality Disorder: "I Hate You, Don't Leave Me!"

Borderline Personality Disorder: "I Hate You, Don't Leave Me!"

People affected with BPD have a very rough life, suffer A LOT and even if they behave disruptively against themselves or others, they often are victims of abuse and have several wounds. If treated supported and helped these humans can get better, there is HOPE!

Recently Suffer a Loss? Moving Can Be Your Ticket to a Fresh Start

Recently Suffer a Loss? Moving Can Be Your Ticket to a Fresh Start

Mourning the death of a loved one is difficult, and it can take a long time before you move on, but you will be able to move on. Most advice will tell you that “moving on” is more of a metaphorical goal. You have to get past the bereavement period in your own head. While this is certainly true, it’s wrong to think that moving on cannot also be a physical way to cope.