Working a Happiness Program

There are many aspects to working a recovery program or developing a Happiness Lifestyle. Each day presents it's own unique challenges, so it is important to have the basics in place which include: Mindful self-awareness, and an action plan which includes social...

The Weight Loss Dilemma

People often debate what you should eat and when in order to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight. Unfortunately, just like addressing depression, stress or pain, the answer is going to be different for different people. Insulin levels, for example are affected...

4 Stages of Relapse

Relapse is a process, it's not an event that starts weeks or even months before the event of actual relapse (return to use). There are four stages of relapse. Emotional relapse: When you relapse emotionally, the unpleasant feelings (anger, resentment, anxiety, terror,...

Relapse Prevention

The Four Ds This is a classic relapse prevention technique. The Ds stand for: Delay – Most urges and cravings rise and fall like waves in about 20 minutes you’ll generally find the cravings dissipate on their own. Distract – Craving time passes more quickly when...