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When Change Feels Bad 

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Naturally, we assume that those who begged us to go into rehab for our alcoholism will greet our return with at least some fanfare. After all, we stepped up to the plate and are working the steps to build on … Read More

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Surprise! You’re Angry

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Whether you have a literal or figurative “happy place,” count yourself lucky. It’s that kind of peaceful distance we get from life’s problems that help us find tranquility during tough situations. Everyone should have one of those spaces in their … Read More

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Plug in Your Creative Outlet 

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Part of the false romanticism about addiction is that our creative limits are only as high as we are. Coming out of a residential setting and back out into the world where your addiction flourished, being creative might be the … Read More

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Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) 101

In mental health by Tree House Recovery

Neuro-linguistic Programming, or NLP, is all about delving into the connections between human behavior and the mind. NLP seeks to understand human behavior and communication at conscious and subconscious levels. Developed in California in the 1970s, the underlying principle of … Read More

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Getting to Know the Stages of Depression

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We all experience feelings of depression at various stages in life. It can feel overwhelming, sad, and confusing. While there are various levels and severities of depression, it’s empowering to know the different stages and signs of this common ailment. … Read More

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Screen Time: How Much is Too Much?

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Americans look at their phones an average of 47 times each day according to a study conducted by the Deloitte Institute. Screens are everywhere and they often interfere with our ability to be fully present. Research has also shown that … Read More