17 Jun 2017
Exercise Tips

Exercise. We all know it’s good for us. It’s one of those things we know we “should” do but don’t actually get around to doing. Once you have some routine of exercise, it can be much easier to sustain. However, building that routine can seem almost impossible. Maybe you…

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15 Jun 2017
Reasons to Get Help in Recovery

In 2014, 22.5 million people over the age of 12 sought treatment for addiction issues according to SAMSHA. Of these over 11% received care in a facility that specializes in addiction treatment.  This is with good reason, many people fare better when they are able to recover in the…

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09 Jun 2017
Sober Activities

When we get sober, we have to find a new way of living. This applies to our lives as a whole. We make new friends perhaps, interact with family differently, change our habits, and may have to find new sober activities and hobbies. For many people, especially early on,…

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07 Jun 2017
Mental Wellbeing and Physical Health

Since I was a young boy I’ve been on and off different psychiatric medications, in and out of therapy as well as many inpatient and outpatient treatment centers for mental health and substance abuse. In my mid twenties prior to getting my act together I was overweight with terrible…

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06 Jun 2017
Initializing a Kinder Voice

Over my time meeting clients in treatment centers meditation groups, and schools, I have noticed that many have become accustomed to the unkind voice in their mind. Sometimes this internal voice is not just unkind but truly mean, harsh, and critical. I think many of us, myself included, have…

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05 Jun 2017
Nutrition in Recovery

Eating right is one of the best things we can do for our recovery. There are an increasing amount of treatment centers offering nutritional counseling and sober coaches encouraging their clients to check in with their eating habits. On the other hand, many newly sober individuals turn to food,…

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05 Jun 2017
Exercise and Mental Health

You probably already know that exercise is beneficial. Perhaps it’s one of those things that you know you “should” do more, but don’t seem to get it done. Exercise of course has many physical benefits such as keeping the heart healthy, increasing energy, and building muscle. However, most people…

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05 Jun 2017
Balancing Effort and Relaxation

We have the benefit of working with people who are seeking to grow and move forward. As we help people take steps toward their goals, we see many people struggling to balance their lives. It’s a continual dance for many of us. Are we working too hard? Should we…

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05 Jun 2017
How Mindfulness has Helped My Anxiety

Mindfulness meditation can of course be beneficial in many different ways. One of the ways that I have seen mindfulness really impact my life is with my anxiety. I actually didn’t realize it for a year or so after meditating, but my anxiety attacks really stopped when I began…

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05 Jun 2017
How to Deal with Someone Who is Depressed

Whether you’ve gone through depression yourself or have seen a loved one go through it, you know it can be difficult on all those surrounding the individual. It’s not the person’s fault, and it is not your fault. It’s just the way it is. If the person is willing…

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