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How Does Energy Healing Work?

How Does Energy Healing Work?

Energy healing is based on the idea that the body has “layers” of energy, which interact with “centers” through which desire and energy flow. Disease and mental unrest are thought to occur when energy becomes blocked or disrupted; energy healing works to restore and rebalance the natural flow of energy. Energy healing is used to treat pain, improve sleep, reduce …Read More

Healthy Families vs Unhealthy Families

Healthy Families vs Unhealthy Families

Many who picture their families think of great outdoor barbeques with no clouds in the sky and soft grass underfoot.  For others, the idea of family is dad in his chair with a beer watching TV for hours on end, sibling rivalries, and mom is nowhere to be seen. Building a support system in treatment is key.  Many will think …Read More

Are Behaviors Addicting?

Are Behaviors Addicting?

The word addiction generally conjures up ideas of substance abuse: Alcoholism, drug addiction, and the like, that is marked by a physical dependence on the substance of choice. However, behaviors can be highly addicting as well. Common behavioral addictions, also known as process addictions, include gambling, sex, shopping, and eating disorders, among many others. In each of these cases, the …Read More

Best Ways to Feed a Sugar Craving in Early Recovery (Cookies are a Sometimes Food)

Best Ways to Feed a Sugar Craving in Early Recovery (Cookies are a Sometimes Food)

You know how it is.  You walk into a group meeting session and there, almost glowing, is the table filled with cookies, donuts, mints, and coffee.  For a very brief moment you resist, followed by attempting to hold a conversation without launching projectile chocolate chips from your mouth.  Sugar seems harmless especially when you compare it to the real substance …Read More