It’s OK To Not Be OK!

Sometimes it feels like society says you should be always happy and that showing your sadness is a sign of weakness. This is far from true – if you were to hold in all your sadness or anger you would explode!

Ignoring your feelings and thoughts may help you to manage in the short-term but in the long run, it isn’t healthy or productive for your mental health, physical health or your recovery.

Knowing how and when to employ various positive coping strategies is going to be your best ally when it comes to experiencing your thoughts and feelings in a healthy and constructive way.

Changing Our Responses To Painful Or Stressful Situations In Addiction And Recovery

There are certain things we can’t change in our daily life, but we can change the way we react/respond to the things that are causing us pain and stopping our attempts to get into recovery or remain in recovery.
Find out how to respond and not react here in our article! This technique and skill is a vital one to learn no matter where you are in your active using/drinking or recovery.
Family and friends can also benefit from this important skill too! Keep reading this article to find out all you need to know and more!…