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What the Heck Does Holistic Addiction Recovery Mean, Anyway?!
October 5, 2022
It’s a buzzword that’s emerged in recent years to push everything from medicine to meditation. It’s a darling little phrase that’s been co-opted by various industries, often with little idea of its ACTUAL definition....
Connecting with Nature and the Outdoors in Addiction Recovery
June 24, 2022
Boy, that Henry Thoreau was really onto something, wasn’t he? His landmark work “Walden” is a love letter to nature, solitude and self-reflection that inspired a whole generation of thinkers, transcendentalists, meditation enthusiasts and,...
Experiencing Summer During Recovery
May 11, 2022
Summer is here, and it’s only a matter of time until we’re slathering on the sunscreen and packing our suitcases and coolers; but what will be packing them with? If the first (or any)...
How to Keep a Proper Fitness Routine in Recovery
April 17, 2022
Recovery from alcohol and drug addiction is a mental AND physical pursuit. The brain and the body are connected, especially when it comes to rewards systems, tolerance, cravings, withdrawal symptoms and other factors that...
How to Recover From Addiction With a Pet
March 10, 2022
Think of your worst possible day—not for too long, but just think about what it might look like for a second. Had enough? Now think about that day, but picture your pet being there...
Could Alcohol Be Slowing You Down?
December 17, 2021
Alcohol has become a staple for many people in the U.S. However, sometimes people forget that alcohol is a drug and can have the same negative effects as other drugs that are deemed “worse.”...
The Key to Accurately Depicting Addictions On-Screen
October 28, 2021
Representation matters, and accurate representation matters even more. Whether we realize it or not, so many of us use television and film for social cues, information gathering and even the cultivation of our values....
Turning Back the Clock: Taking Care of Your Overall Health in Addiction Recovery
August 28, 2021
Addiction is among the leading public health crises facing the United States. Drug overdose puts millions of Americans within millimeters of death, killing over 81,000 Americans in 2020 alone, and alcohol kills over 95,000...
A Holistic Approach to Addiction Recovery
July 10, 2021
Recovery from substance use disorder is more than staying away from drugs and alcohol; it’s more than regretting what you did when you were in active use, and it’s more than spending your whole...
Exercising to Fight Addiction
June 30, 2019
Adam Holt, 34, recently wrapped up two years spent researching the link between fitness and addiction as a grad student at The University of Texas. It’s been a challenging experience, he easily admits, but...
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