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Taking Personal Responsibility

Taking Personal Responsibility

Personal responsibility is taking ownership for how your choices influence the outcomes in your life, learning from those outcomes, and taking the initiative to improve each outcome through better choices. The objective is to take control of your reality by taking...
How to Release Endorphins

How to Release Endorphins

Did you know that the cravings or temptations you have in life are not what they seem to be? While you might think you are craving something habitual like sugar, foods, gaming, internet, cigarettes, alcohol, drugs, sex, or other unhealthy habits, it is really not...

How to Create Change

Whether you are in an active addiction, are in recovery, or are simply desiring better everyday experiences, there are always changes that can be made to enhance your overall quality of life. Everyone has the ability to make improvements and create positive change in...

Understanding Your Role in Recovery

Even after treatment you have previous learned behaviors, thoughts, emotions and rationalizations that need redirecting. Just because your body has been detoxed of the addictive substance does not mean you are free from cravings, peer pressure or the desire to use. It...

What To Do If You’ve Relapsed

Recovery is a journey that does not always play out the way we imagined, meaning it can sometimes include relapse. As hard as this may be to face, relapse can be an important part of your life journey and essential for your inner growth. Therefore, relapse does not...

Creating Healthy Coping Skills

There are an infinite number of coping skills used for an infinite number of reasons. Coping skills are little things you can think or do to positively influence the intensity of an emotion, thought, or perception. Each person learns to cope with life’s events in...