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Yoga for All-The-Bodies!

2020-04-24T08:36:54-05:00April 24th, 2020|

Yoga is for everyone! Benefits of yoga: Cardio and circulatory health Metabolism Muscle strengthening and toning Improved respiration, energy, and vitality Reducing stress, depression, and anxiety Increased focus and productivity Increased flexibility Can reduce physical pain The purpose of yoga is not to bend ourselves into the shapes we see in the magazines, rather to

The Importance of Self-Compassion in Recovery

2018-12-17T01:23:50-05:00December 17th, 2018|

The Importance of Self-Compassion in Recovery By: JC Shakespeare, LPC One of the most challenging emotions that goes hand-in-hand with substance abuse or alcoholism is shame; conventional wisdom still associates a drug or alcohol problem with some sort of moral failing or character flaw. As comedian Mitch Hedberg used to say, "Alcoholism is a disease,

Twelve Tips for Staying Sober Over the Holidays

2018-11-20T13:12:48-05:00November 20th, 2018|

Twelve Tips for Staying Sober Over the Holidays By: Garrett Higley   For those of us that struggle with substance abuse, the holiday season can be a veritable minefield, filled with triggers and temptations. But, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be the most wonderful time of the year - even if

Twelve Tips for Staying Sober Over the Holidays

2020-04-08T21:52:52-05:00November 20th, 2018|

Twelve Tips for Staying Sober Over the HolidaysBy: Garrett HigleyFor those of us that struggle with substance abuse, the holiday season can be a veritable minefield, filled with triggers and temptations. But, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it can be the most wonderful time of the year - even if you are sober

Breaking the Mold and Individualizing Programming for Client Care

2020-05-11T12:27:56-05:00November 9th, 2018|

Breaking the Mold and Individualizing Programming for Client Care SAGE Recovery Villa and Services will be periodically featuring blogs from other industry professionals about different clinical approaches and techniques. Kyle Infante, Director of Strategic Communications at Infinite Recovery and Forbes Contributor, shares his insights in this month’s feature. The behavioral healthcare and mental health space

Breaking the Mold and Individualizing Programming for Client Care

2020-05-11T12:28:54-05:00November 9th, 2018|

Breaking the Mold and Individualizing Programming for Client CareSAGE Recovery Villa and Services will be periodically featuring blogs from other industry professionals about different clinical approaches and techniques. Kyle Infante, Director of Strategic Communications at Infinite Recovery and Forbes Contributor, shares his insights in this month’s feature.The behavioral healthcare and mental health space has exploded

How Boundaries Actually Enhance Intimacy in Relationships

2018-11-02T13:14:08-05:00November 2nd, 2018|

How Boundaries Actually Enhance Intimacy in Relationships By: Alyssa Cohen Often when we talk about setting boundaries in relationships, we refer to creating metaphorical walls or lines that are not to be crossed or tampered with in order to protect ourselves. This idea may appear to create distance in a relationship, perhaps in one that

How Boundaries Actually Enhance Intimacy in Relationships

2020-04-08T21:52:52-05:00November 2nd, 2018|

How Boundaries Actually Enhance Intimacy in RelationshipsBy: Alyssa CohenOften when we talk about setting boundaries in relationships, we refer to creating metaphorical walls or lines that are not to be crossed or tampered with in order to protect ourselves. This idea may appear to create distance in a relationship, perhaps in one that requires nurturance

How to Cope

2020-05-11T12:21:17-05:00October 10th, 2018|

How to Cope As a therapist, I consider coping skills to be one of the most valuable tools in my toolbox. For the sake of making a Texas reference, let’s think about change and adaptation as a sort of “Texas two-step”: the first step is the desire to change or the acknowledgment that change is

How to Cope

2020-05-11T12:22:01-05:00October 10th, 2018|

How to CopeAs a therapist, I consider coping skills to be one of the most valuable tools in my toolbox. For the sake of making a Texas reference, let’s think about change and adaptation as a sort of “Texas two-step”: the first step is the desire to change or the acknowledgment that change is necessary