No Harm to Your Inner Environment. No Harm to Your Human Nature.
Hi Everyone, I have so many clients who feel (think) that a taper from Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is impossible, and I'm here to tell you it's not. I have an article over at The Fix. Check it out, and get yourself a dose of hope and success. Read the full story here: Opioid Road to Success: Tapering Off [...]
Recovery is more than just letting go of unwanted behaviors; you are developing inner character.
I get (painfully) fascinated with how much goodness is in our daily lives - in the mundane activities - right in front of us every day, but we miss it.
Rumination is a mental habit which leads to a fixation on flaws and problems, thus extending a negative mood. With continued attention to our problems, we become obsessed with our pain and can retreat from life. We stop eating (or eating more), sex drive disappears, sleep is disrupted, we are tired all the time, life [...]
Shame wants attention. Shame is very kind as it calls for us to look at it, to give it a moment of attention. It comes with good intention. It wants to help us in some way. Read the full article @ Psych Central Mindfully Sitting with Shame. Laura
Many of us have given up on ourselves. We’ve given up on our ability to manage who we want to be, and how we want to live.
I want to offer hope if you or a loved one find themselves choosing MAT as an opiate recovery solution.
Learning to travel the life in front of you.
Pretending everything is fine is enough to drive you mad crazy, and it's not sustainable.