The Dangers of Helicopter Parenting During Rehab

Parents understandably want to be their children’s biggest advocates. When a child’s recovery from drug or alcohol addiction hangs in the balance, that’s never truer. During rehab especially, that natural parental impulse to do anything to help can kick into overdrive. A well-meaning effort to support a…

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The Accident That Changed My Life (Part 2)

Click here to read Part 1. By Margaret Westley My optimism carried me through the extent of my six week hospitalization. Life in a hospital is far from easy, but amazing medical care, family, and friends supported me through multiple surgeries and challenging rehabilitation therapy. However, optimism…

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How Biofeedback Can Revolutionize Your Health

Biofeedback is a new method of self-care based on several key foundations: Our body is constantly under stress This stress is largely psychologically/emotionally based Such stress manifests as physical symptoms (such as insomnia, headaches, high blood pressure, chronic pain) Thus treating the mental source of stress should…

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How to Help Someone Struggling With Alcoholism

Today, it seems like alcohol is the drug of choice for many who suffer from addiction. And why not? It’s legal, socially acceptable, and fairly inexpensive. However, as anyone who knows an alcoholic will tell you, it can easily be abused. While alcohol does have reputation for loosening…

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