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Nutrition: A Key to Successful Recovery

Many of us have come across a host of dietary and nutritional advice in our lifetime and it can be a challenge to keep it all straight, even if you don’t have a serious addiction thrown into the mix. Food itself has fed into many addictions. The impact of sugar and carbohydrates on neurotransmitters that

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Dealing with Denial

Let’s talk about denial. Some say,“I don’t deny anything that is truth, why would someone who is struggling with addiction lie and minimize their problem.” Well, there is a bit more complexity to this phenomena than one might think. We won’t even broach the topic of truth being relative because, for our purposes, we are

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Finding Relief: the Power of Meditation

Ever wonder how those spiritual masters, saints, and gurus got so calm, cool and collected. Were they born with an innate awareness of a higher reality? Were they bodily and mentally different than the rest of us? Is there any hope for a suffering addict to experience the relief of transcendence, when the mere thought

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The Recovery Table – An Interview with Recovery Coach, Mary Davis (Conducted by Bonnie Wood)

Mary is a recovery coach with a private practice in Asheville, NC. She is presently working towards her certification as a substance abuse counselor, facilitating DWI groups for Second Spring Counseling, and offering life skill classes to local sober homes, including Oasis Recovery, in order to help clients transition back into society after treatment. We

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