Can Positivity Be Toxic?

Learning the difference between encouragement and invalidation There is power in positive thinking, but can the expectation of sunny thoughts cause more harm than good? The key is in the word choice and truthfulness, both from our inner voice and from the comments of those around us. Colloquially known as “toxic positivity”, a mindset that [&hellip…

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How to Switch from Addiction to Recovery

Addiction is a brain disease. It is something that changes the way you think. To recover, you have to turn back the way you think. You have to revert back to when you were in control. Turn the mindset of doing anything to stay loaded into a mindset that you’ll do anything to be clean. [&hellip…

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Why Is Recovery Important?

Why does recovery matter? Why can we not just leave everything else out and simply let it be? Why? The answer is simple: we are human. We have emotional bonds and mental ties to things in life. We cannot cut everything off, because then we would be cutting ourselves off from what truly matters. Family, [&hellip…

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