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

On Being Present in 2018

As I approach the New Year, I have discovered that once again that one’s walk and one’s talk are inextricably tied together, and being present for those you love and care about takes precedence over all. As many of you who follow my posts know, my husband and I...

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An Auspicious Journey

As I reflect on the first leg of my trip, an auspicious journey to Bhutan, I realize it is ever noteworthy in my mind. When we first arrived - bleary-eyed, frazzled and exhausted - I wondered why in the world did I ever think this was a good idea. The city looked...

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How I Met Anxiety at Seven

This article originally appeared on Thrive Global. The first time I knew I wanted to run away and hide was when I was playing hopscotch on my third grade playground. My long black hair was flopping in the wind, and I did not want anyone to see me so I pretended I was...

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Can Laughter Aid in Treating Addiction?

Laughter As Addiction Medicine? Are you an addiction treatment provider looking for new ways to engage patients? Here, we take a look at how laughter can aid practitioners in treating addiction…by relating and sharing special moments! Plus, 12 new ideas on how you can...

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Finding Joy

As the new Year begins, we often sit down making lists or what we want to accomplish, weight we want to lose, jobs we would like to have money we want to make, and yet very little is spent on Finding Joy! Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama sat down together for a week...

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Exercise and Addiction Recovery

There’s no question recovery can be tough. At times, it can feel like attending group sessions is like climbing a Stairmaster. However, that Stairmaster may be that extra push for your body to feel great and experience the benefits of healthy living. In fact, evidence...

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Being Present – How Is Your Heart Today

Along time ago, in 1969 to be exact, I read the iconic Jewish Novel, Portnoy’s Complaint by Philip Roth. At one point in the novel, Portnoy reflects on the meaning of “How are you?” He poses the question, when you ask someone “How are you,” do you REALLY care how they...

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How To Handle Disappointment in Addiction Recovery

This post originally appeared on AddictionBlog.org “Don’t let today’s disappointments cast a shadow on tomorrow’s dreams.” Unknown For me, disappointment is one of life’s most uncomfortable feelings. It’s complex, containing a subset of conflicting emotions like:...

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