Understanding Social Anxiety

Understanding Social Anxiety

Certain social situations are nervewracking for everyone. However, when nervousness becomes social anxiety, it’s time to look at the situation more closely. It’s completely natural …

5 Myths About Recovery 

5 Myths About Recovery 

Debunking some commonly held misconceptions about the recovery journey. There are so many misconceptions, which turn into myths, about the process of recovery. Recovery is …

How to Know if You’re Self-Medicating 

How to Know if You’re Self-Medicating 

Unpacking the dangers of self-medicating.  Unfortunately, it’s fairly common to self-medicate. Self-medicating refers to taking medicine or other substances oneself, rather than as prescribed by …

Benefits of Male Bonding in Recovery

Benefits of Male Bonding in Recovery

Let’s revisit the important topic of male bonding in recovery. Often jokingly called “bromance,” bonding between guys is really important for an optimal recovery experience. …

Tai Chi: A Moving Meditation

Tai Chi: A Moving Meditation

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese practice that utilizes graceful and flowing movements. It was originally taught as a form of self-defense. Today, we practice …

Laughter: The Best Medicine

Laughter: The Best Medicine

There’s a reason that we say laughter is the best medicine. We know that we always feel better when we’re laughing. It’s one of the …

Acupuncture: How it Helps Recovery

Acupuncture: How it Helps Recovery

Acupuncture has become mainstream over the past few years. If you’re not familiar with this ancient Chinese medical practice, it’s a form of integrative medicine …