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How To Clean Up Your Yoga Practice With A Proper Downward Dog

September 2nd, 2015 - Leave a Comment

Whether you’re an advanced yogi or just beginning to learn, you realize quickly how important the downward dog pose is to your practice. It preps your body for more complex poses, serves as a recovery pose after strenuous holds, and grounds many of the core series’ across many styles of yoga. Shaping up your alignment …

Filed Under: Mental Health, Movement and Exercise for Wellness

Self Detox Has Low Success Rates

September 2nd, 2015 - Leave a Comment

Some struggling addicts want to bring their addiction to an end themselves. They may not want to face the challenges of treatment or they may not have the money to afford the costly expenses of treatment. However, as you can imagine, creating a detox experience of your own can be incredibly challenging. A couple of …

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It Is A Courageous Act to Get Sober

September 1st, 2015 - Leave a Comment

If you’ve been struggling addiction for a long time, it might be difficult to even consider getting sober. And if you’ve known addiction all your life – perhaps because you were raised in home with addiction and then became addicted yourself – then it might also be incredibly challenging to consider getting sober. There’s no …

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Leaving Addiction Treatment Early is Rarely A Good Idea

August 31st, 2015 - Leave a Comment

If you’re a recovering addict and you’re in addiction treatment, you might find that there are some discomforts to the experience – and that’s normal. It’s a new environment with new people, and you’re being asked to create a whole new life for yourself. Feeling the discomforts of this might make someone want to leave. …

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Clean Eating Chocolate Mousse Recipe

August 28th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

Cookies, candy, chocolate and upcoming romantic dinners are looming and tempting us to forget about our bodies and give into the gratification of a sugar rush. Think, though, isn’t a healthy diet an act of self love? Get creative with how to enjoy classic romantic dishes with a healthy twist to give you and your …

Filed Under: Diet and Nutrition for Wellness, Mental Health

Different Levels of Treatment to Meet Your Recovery Needs

August 28th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

Most recovery begins with detoxification. This is a time to clear the body of toxins and any substances so that healing can begin. It is frequently managed by medication and requires the skills of a physician and mental health professional. Once this phase of treatment is completed, a recovering addict might then participate in a …

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Inspirational Quote: Build The New

August 27th, 2015 - Leave a Comment
How To Clean Up Your Yoga Practice With A Proper Downward Dog
Filed Under: Mental Health, Positivity

An Average of Five People Are Affected by One Person’s Addiction

August 27th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

When someone begins drinking or using drugs, he or she never sets out to develop an addiction. No one wants to create a problem in their lives. However, over time, with the right circumstances, a dependence can grow until someone is hooked in the cycle of addiction. And when that happens, typically other people in …

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Spirituality as a Mindful Practice

August 25th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

Do you consider yourself a religious or spiritual person? Religion is often a controversial topic, but research has shown that practicing some form of spirituality or religion can and does bring happiness. Although there are many different religions, they tend to have the same happiness boosting attributes, which are social support, providing deeper meaning, and …

Filed Under: Meditation Practice, Mental Health

Recovery Professionals to Include In Your Support Network

August 25th, 2015 - Leave a Comment

They say that if you want to make a change, spend time with those who have already achieved the change you want to make. Having a strong network of support filled with people who are either doing what you want to do, or who are working their way towards a similar goal, can be incredibly …

Filed Under: Mental Health