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Tapping into your creativity

By | 2020-06-26T11:49:22-07:00 June 25th, 2020|Categories: All, Blog, Press|Tags: , , , |

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” –Aristotle Every person engages in recovery in their own way and those who have addiction can experience alexithymia, a condition in which they have difficulty identifying and describing feelings. Creativity allows people who can’t articulate their thoughts or emotions an [...]

Lessons from self-isolation – Part 3

By | 2020-06-25T11:27:21-07:00 June 11th, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , , |

How to find balance in a new routine There’s no doubt about it - our routines have changed. Sometimes it takes a change of scenery and some restrictions for us to look at life a little differently. The biggest change for a lot of us was that our days were no longer dictated by getting to [...]

Lessons from self-isolation – Part 2

By | 2020-06-12T08:32:58-07:00 June 11th, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , , |

How to better connect with others Having to stay at home for the past few months, you may have had more time to connect with the people you love. While many of us still crave being physically closer to friends and family we don’t live with, self-isolation has certainly made us more resourceful and appreciative of [...]

Lessons from self-isolation – Part 1

By | 2020-06-12T08:38:33-07:00 June 11th, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , , |

How to navigate through the ups and downs Although self-isolation and its consequences have been challenging all of us day-by-day for the past months in one way or another, we can't deny they had a role in making us more resilient. When we look back at how we first felt when the pandemic was declared and [...]

Navigating relationships while in isolation

By | 2020-06-12T13:24:22-07:00 April 29th, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , |

While we are focusing on being physically distant from the public, we may be getting cozy with those we are in isolation with. Many of us have had to adapt to the changes in our environment, which include working from home, being surrounded by our family more often - if not all the time - and [...]

How to create special moments during isolation

By | 2020-04-09T08:34:01-07:00 April 9th, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Given that your usual Easter plans may have been jeopardized this year, you and your family will have to adjust the traditional Good Friday long weekend activities to something a little less outdoorsy and populated. That being said, things don’t have to get solo, dull or sad. You have the power to make yourself and your [...]

Working from home with kids

By | 2020-04-03T10:03:33-07:00 April 3rd, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , , |

As most people are currently staying in, with school closures, lack of work or working from home,  parents are now asked to wear two, sometimes three hats in a day; being a teacher, a parent, and a provider.  This means school, chores, and work are now all taking place at home, at the same time.To help [...]

Unique activities to do while in isolation

By | 2020-04-03T08:00:00-07:00 April 2nd, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , , |

The coronavirus has everyone staying at home and feeling that itch to go out and socialize. If you are starting to feel bored or anxious during isolation, it’s very important to fill up your day with people and activities so your mind doesn't wander to drinking and using.  With countries enforcing lockdowns and social distancing, the [...]

Finding compassion and balance in a new routine

By | 2020-04-03T12:20:10-07:00 April 2nd, 2020|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , , |

When one’s routine has been shaken, stress and anxiety are likely to rise. If we don’t have the right tools or support in place to deal with these emotions, finding or resorting to healthy ways of coping can be difficult. This is when having a plan becomes even more critical. By thinking ahead of the strategies [...]

The hidden benefits of drinking less

By | 2020-04-02T15:06:07-07:00 December 30th, 2019|Categories: All, Blog|Tags: , , |

Hidden benefits of drinking less (Illustration by Allyssah Fitterer) The effect less alcohol has on our bodies is, quite honestly, amazing. All of the time and energy our body spends breaking down and digesting alcohol moves toward increasing the efficiency of other functions, and wildly improves other aspects of our health. This leads to a variety [...]

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