peace with past

Making Peace with your Past

Our past experiences play an important role in shaping the person we are today. We are conditioned by early childhood experiences with caregivers and relationships with family and friends. Some of these past experiences can feed the restless mind in making messaging that keeps us tied to the past, particularly bound to negative experiences and…

mindfulness and karma

Karma and Mindfulness

Karma, a Hindu term, meaning act or deed. It is also commonly referred to as what comes around after a choice to act, or a series of acts – sort of a cause and effect. Some have described it as fate, determining your destiny in this life or future existences, based upon your own choices…

silent retreat

What is a Silent Retreat? | Spirituality and Recovery

Sometimes you just need to be still and reflect. That can be difficult to do in a hectic world, especially as working professional who is also challenged with recovering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Taking time to focus inward can help you through your recovery, though. Spirituality and recovery have a connection that…

virtual support groups for healthcare workers

Virtual Support Groups for Healthcare Workers | Online Coronavirus Resources

Most support groups, such as Alcoholics Anonymous, have shifted to virtual meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic. In these challenging times, healthcare providers and counselors understand that you need the continued support of others who can relate to your situation and your stress factors. When you are the healthcare professional, though, you need that support as…

addiction resources during COVID-19

Government Provides Addiction Resources During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted a lot of normal activities in everyone’s daily life. As a professional in addiction treatment, you may need additional support to manage your recovery. While you are working through your addiction program, you also need to remain safe from the virus itself. The government has provided addiction resources during COVID-19…