Tag Archives: Self-Care

  • Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude
    Monday, February 18th, 2019

    Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude

    Grateful people are happy people. Greek philosopher Epicurus once said, “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was...
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  • Tell Me, What Was Your Childhood Like?
    Thursday, January 31st, 2019

    Tell Me, What Was Your Childhood Like?

    By Gavin Sharpe As a psychotherapist, this is one of the first questions I ask every new client. You might expect that a large number of people seeking therapy for...
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  • Recover Like an Elephant Eats
    Monday, January 28th, 2019

    Recover Like an Elephant Eats

    The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. An African bull elephant eats 660 pounds of food every single day. And he does it the same...
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  • Sharpening the Saw
    Friday, January 25th, 2019

    Sharpening the Saw

    Self-care is vital for recovery. It’s a rare addict who starts the recovery process while practicing a healthy, well-rounded program of self-care. Yet listening to our bodies, engaging in...
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  • 5 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress
    Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

    5 Tips for Managing Holiday Stress

    By Dr. David Fawcett While the holiday season can be stressful for everyone, addicts and those who love them often experience heightened pressure which strains their coping skills and...
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  • Making it Through the Holidays
    Monday, December 17th, 2018

    Making it Through the Holidays

    By Kristin Snowden, MA, LMFT While the holiday season can be joyous, bringing friends and family together to celebrate, the season can also bring pain, tension, and trepidation for...
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