black-and-white thinking
April 11, 2024

Reframing Thoughts

Healthy mental habits are crucial in addiction recovery. Viewing the world, yourself and your experiences in extremes of “always good” or “always bad” can derail your progress and exacerbate your challenges. Understanding the implications of this cognitive pattern and learning to reframe your thoughts can significantly improve your resilience...

March 6, 2020

Acceptance is the Key to Long-Term Recovery

The first of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) reads: "We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable." Once you can acknowledge that you have a problem with alcohol or substance use, then you can begin taking action.Long-term recovery is possible for all who...