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Relapse Warning Signs

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Relapse Warning Signs

Most relapses (from any substance or behavioral addiction) occur before the actual substance has been taken!  Why? This is because our habits and behaviors are the guiding tools to our lives.  What we engage in leads our brain back to those old ways of thinking.  Who we engage with brings up back to those same places ...

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How Yoga can help with Recovery

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How Yoga can help with Recovery

Yoga, being comparative to a light cardiovascular workout is great for other things like a mental health reprieve, reducing key chemicals in your body that induce stress and weight gain, a core work, breathing techniques, and other vital things recovery! Depression/Anxiety Yoga is like taking a walk and then adding stretching, breathing, and balance to ...

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10 Ways to stay Humble in Recovery

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10 Ways to stay Humble in Recovery

Recovery is something that takes time to achieve.  It takes time, like any practice, or art. 1. Learn Humility It may sound tedious to say we don’t love ourselves.  But, one of the most underestimated values in this world is to focus on someone other than us.  When you begin the passage into recovery there ...

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The Chronic truth about Marijuana: Is cannabis a problem?

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The Chronic truth about Marijuana: Is cannabis a problem?

Legal or not, in some areas of the United States (and world), Cannabis has an everlasting effect on many aspects of society. In this viewpoint I will be discussing an area that has our local emergency rooms jamming with youth and adolescent.  In an article from the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, Dr. Sullivan’s findings were ...

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; “Sober as Deviant”

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Wet Universities & Dry Students; “Sober as Deviant”

As many young adults prepare to go away to college and embrace the festivities of their life, some choose to stay sober.  A majority of college/University campuses have acclimated to the saga of binge drinking, promiscuous sex, and blackouts. According to the article “Sober as Deviant: The Stigma of Sobriety and How Some College Students ...

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