Filtering Stress

August 29, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Stress builds up beneath your awareness. Then it passes a certain level and suddenly, you’re really aware of it.

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Unplugging From the Chaos

April 11, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

Now we carry 24 hour access to crap in our pockets, via the phone. And rather than a couple irritating broadcasters, we have access to millions.

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Relaxing in Recovery

January 10, 2019 by C. Scott McMillin

There’s not much point in pretending that all those years of dousing the brain with toxins hasn’t left its mark.

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Five Natural Stress-Busters for Recovery

June 13, 2016 by Helen Graham

Clear thinking will help you make the best and healthiest choices while you build your recovery.

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Managing Clinician Stress

January 18, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Many clinicians work in busy programs with lots of staff and most of the time still feel like they’re alone, almost a solo practitioner, but with a lot less control over their activities

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The Anger Trap

March 16, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

He can recite the Steps and thump the Big Book with the best of them, but somehow missed out on one of the truly important lessons of most people’s recovery — the need for a degree of personal serenity.

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HALT-ing Relapse Before it Starts

February 6, 2013 by C. Scott McMillin

Everybody gets hungry, angry, etc.—it’s normal. Can’t avoid that, can you? That’s life.

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Dangerously Close to Relapse

January 21, 2013 by Soberchrystal

Sober Chrystal talks about the moment when her five years of sobriety hung in the balance and nearly went over the cliff.

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Mindfulness

November 4, 2012 by Sean Henry Morrison

You can be mindful about everything. The next time you go to the grocery store and you pick up those red apples, think about the time it took for those apples to grow, who picked them, and where they came from.

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