Lessons of Life You Gain from Fishing

Lessons of Life You Gain from Fishing

Nothing quite captures the essence of serenity like fishing.  Surrounded by the sound of water in cool shade while you anticipate a bite makes fishing one of the most peaceful experiences on earth.  Fishing is very meditative giving a person ample time to think about life.  Here are five lessons for life that fishing teaches. How to form a plan …Read More

Leave Shame Behind You

Leave Shame Behind You

Shame is a toxic emotion; it has only negative effects on us. Shame is defined as “a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behavior.” Sometimes, that “foolish” behavior is ours, and other times, it belongs to someone else. Either way, we feel a loss of respect or honor as a result. As …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