Self-Talk’s Role in Addiction Relapse

Self-Talk’s Role in Addiction Relapse

“I’ll just have one. It’s no big deal.” “I can’t have fun unless I’m __________ (drinking, smoking, gambling, etc.)” “I can handle it; it’s not a problem.” It often seems that the moment you decide to quit an addictive substance or activity, the deluding, conniving...
Revolution vs Resolutions

Revolution vs Resolutions

As the year comes to an end, perhaps a personal revolution is a better, more achievable goal than typical New Year’s resolutions. After all, we all know the statistics behind the typical resolution-making process. Far better to make a revolution – and see it through!...
Words – Powerful, Positive, Proactive

Words – Powerful, Positive, Proactive

It has been said that you can change the course of your life with your words. Diane Setterfield once said, “There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. They wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when...
Staying Holiday Sober

Staying Holiday Sober

Staying Holiday SoberAbout this time every year, we like to take a closer look at the unique challenge of staying holiday sober. Sobriety is not just wishful thinking – it’s a daily commitment to making good, healthy choices over bad, destructive ones. Staying holiday...