Monthly Archives: April 2016

Benefits of Exercise for Methamphetamine Addiction Recovery

benefits of exercise for methamphetamine addiction recoveryIn a recently published online study in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, researchers at the University of California Los Angeles found that adding exercise to methamphetamine abuse counseling led to an increase in dopamine receptors in the brain’s striatum region, […]

Are You Becoming a Below-the-Radar Addict?

trading sugar and substance abuse addictionWhen you’re struggling to kick a drug or alcohol addiction, sugary sweets and comfort foods can seem like a harmless substitute. Sadly, using treats to help you get through a rough patch can lead to an entirely different problem that […]

The Practice of Stillness in Sobriety

stillness in sobrietyIt’s intuitive that once you pursue sobriety you must to say “no” to alcohol, drugs, cigarettes, and other substances. But the practice of saying “no” should extend to many areas of your life, including your schedule, your commitments, and your relationships.

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Executive Suite Crowd May Be Wired for Addiction

executives wired for addictionWhile it’s widely recognized that those in the “C-suite” are ambitious and strong-minded, it’s also no surprise when they suffer from depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Mental illness and chemical dependency are often thought to be triggered by intense, work-related stress. But […]