The beginning of a new year leaves most people with “New Year Resolutions,” to improve themselves and their quality of life, to take full advantage of the year ahead. Along with losing weight and quitting smoking, another big resolution is to cut back or quit drinking altogether. While this resolution may be easier for others,… Continue Reading The Beginning of Finding Alcohol Treatment in Salt Lake City
We are in full swing of the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Every year at this time I contemplate the past year and think about the upcoming year. The idea of a New Year’s resolution always crosses my mind and it causes a wave of emotions: excitement, hopefulness, defeat, being overwhelmed, pressure to succeed… Continue Reading New Year’s Resolutions? Let’s Make a Change!
We hope that you had a wonderful holiday weekend and got to share the gifts that recovery has given you with others. That’s exactly what our Gift2Give promotion has been about! We are excited to announce that we received quite a few videos, from you, letting the world know how recovery is helping you change… Continue Reading The Recovery Community Sharing Their Gifts
Over 2,500 years ago, a man named Siddhartha Gautama revolutionized the spiritual world with the philosophy he called, “the Middle Way”. This new spiritual approach discarded much of the dated and stale spiritual practices of his time, while preserving revising much of the good pieces. Siddhartha, in his moment of awakening, discovered that all that… Continue Reading Refuge Recovery: “The Middle Way” of Recovery
Recovery can give you a lot! It can give you a new lease on life. It can give you the chance to reclaim and mend broken or damaged past relationships. It can even give you your life back. In short, recovery is the gift-giver OF ALL gift givers. We all have gifts that recovery has… Continue Reading What is the gift you give? Let’s share that gift!
The great William White states in Recovery Support and Connection to Community, that “Recovery is not durable until it is firmly nested in the community.” Let this serve as a call to action. The Native American Wellbriety Movement speaks of the Healing Forest Model. The parable used is that of an attempt to save a… Continue Reading The Healing Forest: Recovery Community