The Brain Science Behind Addiction

The Brain Science Behind Addiction

Addiction impacts the brain in many ways including psychologically. The chronic nature of addiction compels people to see drugs, use the drugs and continue this cycle regardless of the circumstances. Treatment options are useful for people with addiction in treating

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Learn About Long Term Cannabis Use and Motivation

Build Self Confidence by Making Amends

The willingness to forgive can resolve some root issues which can cause addiction to rage out of control. The first key to addiction recovery is focus on forgiveness of self and others in order to move forward. Dealing with what

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How Lifting Weights Can Help Men in Recovery

How Lifting Weights Can Help Men in Recovery

Lifting weights on a regular basis signals to the body to keep muscle tone for a healthier overall lifestyle. The natural erosion of muscle and strength that happens with aging directly weakens bones, causes stiff joints and increases the risk

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Get Disciplined for a Better Recovery

Get Disciplined for a Better Recovery

Self-discipline is such a great tool to have in recovery. Finding happiness requires effort and persistence along with a healthy dose of self-discipline to succeed. When things come too easily it feels harder to be humble and grateful. Falling into

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Why Mindfulness Therapy is Growing in Popularity

The Benefits of Emotional Sobriety

Millions of Americans are reported to have started using illicit drugs at age 12 and older. Only a small fraction receive treatment which means people recovering from addictions are struggling to get well. Everyone in recovery hopes to attain and

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The Power of Music to Heal

The Power of Music to Heal

Music is something people can take for granted but many people love to listen to different styles of music to influence mood or behavior. Listening to a happy song can be quite uplifting and release feelings of despair. It can

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Treating Nicotine Addiction

Treating Nicotine Addiction

Addiction to nicotine can alter a person’s health in both the long and short term. A habit can quickly become an addiction as it may develop into dependence on the drug for stimulant and sedative effects. Treatment of nicotine addiction

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Art Therapy Has Benefits for Recovery

Art Therapy Has Benefits for Recovery

Seeking professional help for addiction can be challenging because there are so many treatment options available. Finding the right place to receive treatment is important. Many addiction centers will provide various forms of therapy and possibly include alternative therapies like

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The Risks of Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family

The Risks of Growing Up in an Alcoholic Family

Growing up in a household with an alcoholic parent is not rare, unfortunately, but it is detrimental to long term health. For young children, growing up in a household with an alcoholic parent can shape the rest of the child’s

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