Five Ways to Practice Mindfulness in Recovery


As addiction treatment practices move towards taking a more holistic approach, many rehab facilities are encouraging mindfulness during both treatment and recovery. In treatment, mindfulness techniques are often used as part of cognitive behavioral therapy as a way to help clients acknowledge their feelings and thought patterns that contribute to addiction and maladaptive coping strategies. Recently, mindfulness has also been explored as an option for helping those in recovery maintain sobriety.

When Does Stress become Trauma?


The choice is yours - heal in the way that is pure to you. Work with a professional who understands what you have experienced and can take the journey of healing with you, having someone on your side is beneficial! Body memory can also be released through yoga, massage, acupuncture, energy work, and more. Nutritional healing, Remember the importance to balance your healing! Quantum Psychology Advances

Attachment and Adverse Childhood Experiences


The choice is yours - heal in the way that is pure to you. Work with a professional who understands what you have experienced and can take the journey of healing with you, having someone on your side is beneficial! Body memory can also be released through yoga, massage, acupuncture, energy work, and more. Nutritional healing, Remember the importance to balance your healing! Quantum Psychology Advances

Sexual Assault After-effects


Sexual abuse/assault leaves emotional and psychological scars that are not always obvious to others or even yourself. Below are ten of the most common *sexual effects from sexual abuse/assault: 1. Avoiding sex or being afraid of sex 2. Approaching sex as an obligation 3. Experiencing negative feelings such as anger, disgust, or guilt with touch 4. …

Sexual Addiction


The term “sexual addiction” describes those who engage in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behaviors despite increasingly negative consequences to self or others. Sexual addiction affects woman as well as men. The sex addict feels compelled to act out sexually. The addicts themselves (male or female) may not be able to understand why they …

Depression and Anxiety: Emotional Management


Alternatives in all fields are coming forward! Transformational Life Coaching is finding an audience with those who are dissatisfied with the medical model of mental health approaches.

Don’t Try to Cheer Your Partner Up ~ Gottman Marriage Minute


Whenever someone is upset or sad, our natural response may be to try and cheer that person up. But that can be problematic in a romantic relationship. The tricky part with empathy is that it isn't about trying to lift your partner's, or anyone's, spirits. It's about validating the emotions that they feel, and understanding …