addiction recovery

Honest addiction recovery

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Call Us Now 082-442-4779 Why honesty is so important in addiction recovery Addicts tell lies more often than they tell the truth. “I’m not hurting anyone.” “I can stop any time.” Deception becomes so second nature, addicts will lie even when it’s just as easy to tell the truth. Many don’t even realize they’re fibbing […]

Love test

TAKE THE LOVE LEVEL TEST

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Recovery from addiction Did you know that the most prominent factors that contribute to love addiction are childhood neglect or abandonment, rejection, and physical, emotional or sexual abuse. As a result of insecure attachments in childhood, love addicts may lack confidence and a sense of self. Love and the lack of it contributes to all […]

Perspective in recovery

A Lesson in Perspective

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Perspective in recovery Changing the way we look at ‘problems’, or finding perspective in recovery, is often the first step towards making positive changes in our lives. Perspective in recovery can be everything; don’t underestimate its value for a minute. Awareness of what is real, is far more potent than working on areas of ourselves […]

Live Brave

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Live Brave in recovery Healing from an addiction is some of the bravest stuff I have ever seen people do. There is no doubt that entering addiction recovery is a courageous move. Change is never easy – even when it means that people are leaving a miserable situation for a much better one. To embrace change […]

beauty in recovery

Time Lapse over the Skies

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Beauty in recovery   Buddhist Pema Chodron  spoke on the misfortune of missing beauty and said, “I were sitting at the rim of the Grand Canyon with a bag over my head.” It doesn’t matter how much goodness we have in our life is we’re not taking it in. Many of us are so focused […]

People affected by addiction share addictive thinking

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Addictive Thinking Disorders of compulsivity, or the mindset of addictive thinking, share a common pattern of decision-making and brain structure. People affected by binge eating, substance abuse, and obsessive compulsive disorder all share a common pattern of decision making. New research conducted at the University of Cambridge suggests people affected by binge eating, substance abuse, and […]

Pathways Plett Rehab

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PERSONALIZED REHAB – NEW TO SOUTH AFRICA. Tired of serial relapsing after 28 day primary or secondary programmes? Learn the art of recovery, of sober living, of doing a 180 degree turnaround into social sober and healthy living and be your purpose at Pathways Plett Rehab! Affordable yet upmarket living on the Garden Routes Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape […]

Walk for recovery

Walk for recovery

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Walk your way to recovery A vigorous five mile walk will do more good for an unhappy, but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. – D. White There is much evidence of the benefits of walking. Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh recently revealed that overweight people who walked […]