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Overcoming an Outdated Self-Image

Self-image is the perception an individual holds of themselves. Having a positive self-image can lead to healthy relationships and a general sense of well-being. However, a negative view of oneself often leads to self-defeating or self-destructive behaviors. One of these negative results is substance use disorder (SUD).  When being treated for SUD, it can be …

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Six Healthy Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Stress

One of the first things you learn when undergoing treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD) is the importance of holistic care. The well-being of your mind, body, and soul is essential to recovery. Stress commonly occurs during treatment for substance use and can cause distress if you are not prepared to cope with the …

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How to Increase Emotional Competency and Critical Thinking Skills

Life skills are vital to sober living and two of the most important skills include emotional competency and critical thinking. These allow you to work through emotionally charged situations and choose healthy responses. Critical thinking and other life skills help your recovery by lowering the risk of sliding back into old habits. Part of getting …

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Daily Rituals for a Healthy Mind

Addiction and mental health disorders can affect every aspect of an individual’s life. They can inhibit daily routines, workplace performance, and attendance and otherwise compromise even one’s motivation to accomplish their goals. However, providing the body and mind with a daily routine can help structure one’s day to start off with the right mindset and …

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