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Body Image and Addiction

  What does your dream body look like? Does it match up with what your body looks like right now? If you answered no, you’re not alone. Most people have an idealized version of their body, and this is not problematic itself. However, having unrealistic expectations of your body and…...

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Addiction, Recovery, Pregnancy & You

Recovering as a Pregnant Mother: What Might Recovery Look Like for a Pregnant Woman?  The number of women who use substances during pregnancy is on the rise. Research has shown a direct link between substance use and health problems for unborn children; we know it’s better to avoid substances if…...

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What About Women?

Addiction and recovery can look a lot different in women compared to men. Women face different obstacles in both stages, and the reasons they start using drugs in the first place can be different too. For example, more women than men report that they started using cocaine to lose weight.…...

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Nutrition and recovery from addiction

Nutrition in recovery is a personal thing. The age-old saying is true: we are what we eat. However, what we eat affects us in different ways. Our bodies produce varied responses to the food we eat, both on an individual level and between people. If you are lactose intolerant, for…...

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Are you interested in a life free from addictions?

What does it mean to be sober curious?  Have you ever wondered why alcohol is so prevalent at social events? Do you ever think about what your life would be like without alcohol? Have you noticed that you use alcohol as a crutch when socialising? You may already be sober curious if you answered yes to…...

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Thinking of Having a Non Drink Drink?

Are Non-Alcoholic Drinks Beneficial for People in Recovery?  From sparkling grape juice to “near beer”, there are a many different non-alcoholic options for people who want to abstain from alcohol. There are a few reasons why someone would want to reduce their alcohol intake or cut it out completely. People who enjoy the taste of a certain drink…...

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The High Cost of Low Living

This article focuses, however, on the courage of our residents, who come from all over the world to try and kick the habits that are ruining their lives. There is no predictable pattern for they are both men and women, from the ages of early twenties up to the fifties,…...

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Meditation Instead of Medication

The gentle art of meditation invites your life to run smoother, your emotions to remain calmer, and gives us the blessed ability to have wonderful sleep and dream time. Imagine a world where everyone starts their day balanced, joyful and peaceful....

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