Tips for Managing Anxiety

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Everyone has experienced some form of anxiety in their life. Whether it be nervousness before an exam or job interview, a first date, or speaking in public, it’s a relatable feeling. We live in a fast paced environment with many responsibilities and we try to manage multiple things at once. There’s an unspoken expectation that

Is Feeling Bad About Your Body Getting in the Way of Your Recovery?

FREE this week – a life changing texting program to help you feel better about your body and support your recovery. Did you know that 80% of women say that the images of women on television and in movies, fashion magazines and advertising makes them feel insecure? Or that the average American woman is 5’4”

Evolving in Sobriety

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Evolving in Sobriety “Oh…my…f*cking…God!” I had only heard my wife that alarmed one other time. We had just started dating when she called late one night to tell me a large spider was trapped in her apartment. I had initially assumed her “large spider” was probably nothing more than a normal-sized spider. Upon arriving I

Why Gender and Age Specific Treatment Matters

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This article first appeared on Arrowhead Lodge Recovery In recent years drug and alcohol treatment programs have grown dramatically in the United States, yet most addiction treatment centers’ programs are designed for all adults, age 18 and older, and both men and women. This broad-based, treatment-for-everyone approach might not be as effective as a gender

Keep That New Year’s Resolution Year Round: Six Secrets of Keeping Resolutions Fresh

Each year, forty percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions—and eighty percent of resolvers break their resolutions. You may be among those who have never kept a January 1 promise this far into the year—or who have given up the whole idea. The main problem is that New Year’s resolutions only “work” when we do.