4 Sure Fire Ways To Get Through Life’s Challenges With Confidence

When life hands you lemons, make the best lemonade life has ever tasted. Here’s four ways to get through life’s challenges like the confident leader you have become through recovery. Create Realistic Non-Negotiables When life has demands, they demand to be met. Learning to live life on life’s terms is part of the gig in

Nature Is Good For You. Here’s How Much Of It You Need.

The facts are undeniable. Spending time in nature makes you a happier, healthier, person. Whether you’re on an excursion across the globe or across your backyard, being outside in the elements for even a short amount of time improves your wellbeing, mind, body, and spirit. According to Mindful, “spending 60 minutes in nature helps you

3 Things You Learn About Yourself In Recovery

Christopher Robin, the beloved childhood icon who is famous for his furry friends who live in the Hundred Acre Wood, once gave an encouraging sentiment to his best friend, Winnie The Pooh. He said, “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” You’re Braver Than You Believe To be

Adventure Racing Addiction? Why Some People Get Extreme To Have A Good Time

According to Men’s Fitness, people who love “Mudding” races, obstacle races full of extreme physical challenges, might be suffering from a life identity crisis. 26 participants were interviewed for the study, but the researchers went to “Tough Mudder” brand races in the UK, Australia, and the US. Mud Races are full of challenging obstacles which

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Treating Benzodiazepine Addiction

Benzodiazepines are a class of prescription medications typically given to those who have a severe struggle with anxiety. Famous name brands like Valium and Klonopin were household names as “mommy’s little helper” letting anxious and stressed moms manage their emotions. Today, much of the focus in benzodiazepines is given to Xanax. Xanax has become a

Neurofeedback For Mental Health Recovery

The use of neurofeedback is becoming a standard in treatment for mental health disorders. Learn more about how it works and why it is an important tool for recovery here. How Neurofeedback Works Electrodes are placed on the head in five distinct areas to collect electric pulses from brain waves. The client sits comfortably while

You Can’t Autocorrect Your Mental Health Out Of Texting

Trigger Warning: This article discusses suicide attempts, thoughts of suicide, and suicidal context. If you are struggling, please reach out for help. Texting has become a way of life. Few generations are aware that there was life before texting. Born into wifi and instant communication, younger generations have learned how to express themselves through emoticons

3 Keys To Being A Successful And Effective Mentor In Recovery

The program at LEAD Recovery Center is supported by mentorship which is given from clients in one phase of our treatment program to the next. Peer recovery support can be effective in supplementing the clinical recovery process. Even when a therapist and an entire treatment team is in recovery themselves, they can still seem like

Developed A Sugar Addiction In Treatment? For Better Health, Try These 5 Suggestions

It’s white, pure, and can be deadly. Sugar is in everything these days. It’s hard to get away from. During treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, everything is suggested in moderation, even excess. Sugar is meant to be a harmless replacement during moments of cravings. For some, the habit can go too far. Here are