Addiction Recovery

July 4, 2016
alcohol makes you stupid

4 Ways You Didn’t Know Alcohol Made You Act

Alcohol can make us do strange things. We’ve heard the stories of what we did last night during our drinking. It is well known that alcohol impairs judgment, reduces cognitive functioning and lowers social inhibition. […]
July 5, 2016
nature therapy for addiction

30 Minutes of Nature a Day Can Save Your Life

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. … There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance […]
July 13, 2016
good treatment center rehab

How Do You Tell a Good Treatment Center from a Bad One?

The truth is that most people don’t know what they are looking for when it comes to treatment. Without a lot of education on addiction and treatment services, family members sort of desperately dive into […]
July 18, 2016
meditation is cool for men

Meditation is Cool for Men to Do

Men generally avoid meditation. Today’s busy world and demanding appearances of a successful, well rounded, busy man, leaves little room for practices like meditation. Science is showing over and over again that meditation is immensely […]
July 19, 2016
men get depressed

Men Get Depressed: 7 Signs of Depression

Depression is the most highly occurring mental health problem faced by millions of people all over the world. Men who suffer from depression display similar but different signs than women. These 7 signs of depression […]
July 22, 2016
sober is the new drunk

Sober is the New Drunk

Joseph Livesey founded the Preston Temperance Society in 1833. Authoring a text called The Pledge, he wrote that for members of the temperance movement, “We agree to abstain from all liquors of an intoxicating quality […]
July 25, 2016
taking action toward recovery

Taking Action: 10 Reasons Why Getting it Done is Better than Thinking About it

“Getting into action” is something we say a lot in recovery. Mostly, this term refers to the process of applying the practices and principles we learn in recovery actively in our lives. Action is an […]
August 9, 2016
being uncomfortable

Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Writer for Psych Central Sarah Newman writes that one of the best ways to put action behind the theory of embracing discomfort is through physical exercise. Newman looked at research on how athletes react to […]
August 11, 2016
spirituality for men in recovery

Spiritual Steeze: The Style and Ease of Spirituality

Spirituality looks good on a recovering addict or alcoholic. Unfortunately, many persons in recovery experience an insecurity all too often masked as being “humble”. Living by the humble and hustle is a recipe for success […]
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