4 Tips for Defeating Rumination

Rumination is the habit of dwelling on negative thoughts about the past or worries about the future. Originating from “ruminate,” the word describes what cows …

Healthy Ways to Deal With Fear

Everyone experiences fear to some degree but fears vary greatly from person to person. One person may not think twice about skydiving but feel terrified …

The Power of Self-Affirmation

Self-affirmation may bring to mind the image of Stuart Smalley looking in the mirror and saying, “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and gosh darn …

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower

Contrary to popular belief, overcoming addiction isn’t mainly a matter of willpower. Recovery is a process that requires social support, therapy, and lifestyle changes, among …

Focus on the Process

The road to recovery from addiction is long and full of challenges. It can be hard to persevere in the face of setbacks and stay …