Wellness And Recovery
What Is Wellness And Recovery?
Let’s explore the ways to wellness and keys, and tips, for recovery in the articles below.
Articles About Wellness & Recovery
3 Ways Novelty Creates Lasting Change
The other day I read a wonderful article about novelty by Alane K. Daugherty, Ph.D., who sees the benefit of taking a novel approach to change. She asserts that when we seek newness whether it's taking a different route to work, changing old behaviors or looking at...
Have You Ever Had Peanut Butter Stuck In The Roof Of Your Mouth?
I have! What a messy feeling. It just swirls and swirls and swirls around and you have a hard tie swallowing and getting it out. Have you ever felt stuck? Sometimes I have felt like I have. In fact, I also have felt like I just got caught on sticky paper and not sure...
It’s a Small World After All
Over the last two weeks, I have had a mind expanding time of it! First, off to New York, followed by London, and then on to Zurich. It's a small world we live in. Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived In New York, I visited the sites, collaborated...
Guides, Companions, Recovery, Wellness and Accountability Coaches
This morning I read several articles in the NY Times that focused on teens and adults and the many ways in which we are able to achieve mental wellness. Therapy and behavioral health treatment are often the most recognized form of treatment and yet there is a growing...
When Life Gets Tough do you “RECOMBOBULATE”?
According to Ann Curzan, a dean at the University of Michigan, learning how to “Recombobulate” is the secret to tacking any challenge. Dean Curzan reflected in a much overdue (2 year Covid delayed) commencement address that over the past...
Back to School During National Recovery Month
September is officially here, and with it comes the welcome return to school for many students. The pandemic drags on, but there is hope for a return to normalcy in the coming months ahead. Still, living in the time of Covid comes with several stressors and concerns...
Recovery, Routine, and Habit Stacking
At every age and every stage of life, a good routine is beneficial, if not outright necessary, to our overall health and happiness. By embracing a routine, we make the time we need to handle all the tasks of daily life as well as devote ourselves to taking care of...
What’s the Verdict? Will Apps Replace In Person Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services?
Since COVID disrupted our ability to meet in-person, mental health and addiction apps have been on the rise. Are they here to stay?
5 Things To Say To Someone In Emotional Distress
I recently wrote about Superpowers. While the truth is we all do not exactly have super powers, we do possess the ability to communicate with clarity, compassion, and validation. So many of us know folks who are experiencing heightened anxiety during Covid 19 -...
Additional Resources For Wellness
Apps to Help with Addiction Recovery
My Wooky Book
Moments of Clarity
Christopher Crawford Kennedy
Falling Up: A Memoir of Renewal
Learn To Thrive
Does The Noise in My Head Bother You?
The Sweet Spot
Christine Carter PhD
Mindfulness and the 12 Steps
Mindfulness for Beginners
John Kabat Zinn PhD
Wherever You Go, There You Are
John Kabat Zinn PhD
The Road Less Traveled
One Breath at a Time: Buddhism and the 12 Steps