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Critical Commentators Do you ever listen to sports radio after your favorite team has finished a game? If the team won, the commentators will likely be upbeat and full of praise. But if they lost—and if they have been losing for a while now—the tone will be completely different. The hosts of the show will...
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Recent Changes During this lengthy period when many of us have been staying home to slow the spread of COVID-19, our usual sources of exercise have been harder to come by. We’ve had to stay home from the gym. Our friendly pick-up games haven’t happened. Pools have been closed. Heck, many of us haven’t even...
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smiling young man at park with jump rope around his neck - lifestyle changes
Recovery and Mental Health For many people, depression and anxiety are contributing factors to—and/or co-occurring disorders with—a substance use disorder. Depending on the severity of your anxiety or depression, your doctor may prescribe medication. In addition, it can be a good idea to boost your mental health via lifestyle changes. Caring for your body and...
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In a perfect world, a person would go through detoxification and treatment for a substance use disorder and never again feel the urge to return to drugs or alcohol. But of course, this isn’t a perfect world, and cravings happen. Have a Plan In reality, nearly every single person in recovery for a substance use...
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woman recording a podcast - recovery-related podcasts
Screen Time There is a good chance you have been spending this time of social distancing with your eyes on a screen. You might be binging on streaming services to the point that they occasionally ask you to confirm you are still watching (which, of course, you are). Or you might be staring at your...
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An Overview It’s more than the occasional headache, a lingering ache from a recent sports injury, or a bit of persistent discomfort. It’s chronic pain—and experts estimate that just over 20% of people struggle with it. That number, which means 1 in every 5 people suffers from chronic pain, is alarming in and of itself....
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concerned young man at home with girlfriend - quarantine
Before the COVID-19 crisis forced many of us to slow down, our lives were extremely busy. There was always another meeting to attend, or an activity to drive the kids to, or lawn work that needed ongoing attention. We talked a lot about how busy we were—complained about it, really. And yet, we didn’t seem...
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Many people who have gone through detox and rehab experience feelings of intense euphoria in the early days of their recovery journey. This is wholly understandable. After all, a person who is newly out from under the influence of drugs or alcohol use has plenty of reasons to celebrate. When we reach significant milestones, it...
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What a Wonderful World Maybe you know the old song “What a Wonderful World.” It opens like this: I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom, for me and you And I think to myself What a wonderful world The singer goes on to describe a number of beautiful things—the sky...
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