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Why The Opioid Epidemic Is Even Worse Than We Thought

Opioids, especially the misuse of opioids – including prescription pain killers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl – has caused an epidemic in the United States. Every day there are approximately 128 opioid deaths due to overdose in the US -

Mar 9th, 2020
Can Being Sober Cost You In Business?

Sobriety can undoubtedly help your health, but can it help you in business? Business is often about relationships, relationships are often about socializing, and socializing is often about drinking alcohol. Skipping social aspects of business that involv

Mar 4th, 2020
Are eSports The Next Addiction Epidemic?

eSports, also known as ‘electronic sports,’ is the world of organized competitive video gaming. While many who are unfamiliar with eSports may conjure up an image of middle- or high-school children playing video games on their parent’s couch, eSports has

Feb 27th, 2020
Business or Pleasure - Maintaining Wellness While Traveling

Whether traveling for business or for pleasure, maintaining wellness while traveling can be challenging, especially for those in recovery from a mental health issue or an addiction related issue. Whether new to recovery or not, being out of one’s comfort

Feb 17th, 2020
How Does the Stock Market Affect Our Mood?

The stock market and our moods are interconnected in an interesting way. The stock market affects how investors feel, and in turn their feelings affect the markets. In this way, the relationship between our mood and the stock market are a bidirectional

Feb 10th, 2020
What is the Difference Between a Coach and a Therapist?

Therapeutic Coaching is a unique and innovative method of helping individuals recover from a variety of issues including mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, or other mood disorders; substance addictions such as to alcohol, opiates, Adderall

Feb 5th, 2020
Feeling Hopeless? Signs, symptoms and ways to recover

Mental health and addiction related issues are often accompanied by a sense of hopelessness. Hopelessness ensues when the individual feels stuck in the state they are in, especially after failed attempts to get well. Individuals in such a state of mind f

Jan 7th, 2020
Coping With Seasonal Depression

Feeling depressed, or down, or sad, or having a case of the blues is a normal part of life that everyone goes through. It could be situational due to death of a loved one or ending a relationship, or it could be emotional due to letting yourself down, oth

Dec 2nd, 2019
Work, Life and Mental Health

An average individual will spend 1/3 of their life working.  For executives, entrepreneurs and other such individuals who do not work a standard 9 to 5, the amount of time spent on business related tasks is often much, much more.  As a result of living in

Nov 4th, 2019
Parenting and Mental Health

Children bring a lot of joy to our lives, but being a parent also comes with its own set of added stress to an already stressful world. Due to the obligations, love, and commitment that we have as parents it is easy to put our children first while our own

Oct 7th, 2019
Why Fitness Is Important for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery?

When most people think of fitness they think in terms of their physical health – “I’m working out to lose weight,” “I’m running to be lean,” “I’m lifting to be fit,” etc. – but fitness will do much more than help you lose fat, build muscle and be physicall

Sep 19th, 2019
How Do I know If I Or A Loved One Has A Problem With Alcohol?

People often ask how to tell if they or a loved one has a problem with alcohol. Well, for starters, if one is asking this question, there is probably a problem. Your average social drinker or your average “I enjoy a glass of wine with dinner” drinker usu

Sep 6th, 2019
Is Therapy Working? Red Flags to Look for in Therapy

Sometimes therapy does not work the way we feel it is “supposed” to.  Sometimes we may find that therapy is not really “working.” Our latest blog post covers some warning signs for if therapy is working for you, or if it is stunting your growth process.

Jul 29th, 2019