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Self-Medicating Anxiety Through Anger

Rarely do people just feel anxious. Most often, their anxiety is coupled with other addictions or issues that are either related or coping mechanisms to deal with the anxiety. Anger, for example anger can be both a consequence and a coping mechanism. When you are anxious, you feel more keyed up and less peaceful. When [...]

By |May 31st, 2014|Categories: Anxiety, Recovery|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Self-Medicating Anxiety Through Anger

Rebuilding the Body’s Digestion System After an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders can wreak havoc on all aspects of a person’s life: their mental wellness, emotional balance, relationships with the people around them, and most certainly their physical body. Recovering from an eating disorder therefore requires comprehensive treatment in order to address each of these areas of a person’s life. Healing the physical body after [...]

By |May 8th, 2014|Categories: Recovery|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Rebuilding the Body’s Digestion System After an Eating Disorder

The Four Things Keeping You From Being Happy

What are your happiness roadblocks? A recent Harris poll revealed that only 33% of Americans are very happy. If happiness is a natural state of being, why is this number so low? What is keeping us from being happy? Below are four “happiness roadblocks” that might be inhibiting your bliss. 1. Unfulfilled Expectations Whether we [...]

By |May 1st, 2014|Categories: Happiness, Recovery|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Four Things Keeping You From Being Happy