How Long Does Rehab Take?

How Long Does Rehab Take?

Drug rehabilitation programs and addiction recovery treatment can be the difference between a life of addiction and one of sobriety for many people.  Getting professional help is vitally important if you’re struggling with a substance that continues to get the better of you.  But many people, when faced with the financial commitment of a drug rehab program, often wonder how much time the treatment will take out of their everyday life.

Tips for overcoming withdrawal anxiety

Tips for overcoming withdrawal anxiety

One thing is for certain - addiction withdrawal is a scary thing.  Your experience is going to be different every time and that can create anxiety that makes getting help seem even scarier.  Here are a few tips for overcoming that withdrawal anxiety.

1.    Take a Deep Breath

Exercising Tips for Newbies in Recovery

Exercising Tips for Newbies in Recovery

Part of your recovery and possibly part of your new year’s resolution is to take better care of yourself with a regular regiment of exercise. It’s tough to initiate a regular fitness routine if you’re not used to the level of activity but it is possible. Despite all those thoughts racing through your head worrying about what you look like sweating it out in the gym or how long you’ll stick with it, just take the first step and follow these 5 steps to stay committed.

1. Remember Your Reasons

Are You a Procrastin-Eater?

Are You a Procrastin-Eater?

Food addictions and unhealthy nutritional abuse are an all-too-common disease plaguing America and many people struggle with controlling their diet.  Unhealthy foods and snacks are so easy to access no matter where you are in the USA.  Vending machines, gas stations, fast food stores on every corner.   We live in a wonderland of unhealthy foods that makes it very difficult for someone struggling with an eating disorder.

Mind over Mind

Mind over Mind

There’s an old story, you may have heard it before.   A boy asks his grandfather why he feels so conflicted and how to become a good man when there is so much bad in him too.  The grandfather tells him that inside his heart, there are two wolves fighting a vicious battle with one another, each bent on destroying the other.   Whichever wolf wins, will be the man you become.            

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