Sage Recovery Villa

How to Cope

2018-10-13T21:16:31-05:00October 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

Breaking Through Barriers to Recovery Treatment

2018-07-20T14:57:40-05:00July 20th, 2018|

According to the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the most common reasons people who needed treatment did not seek help from 2011 to 2014 were: COST:  39 percent could not afford it or did not have health insurance. FEAR:  18 percent feared a negative opinion from neighbors or the community. CAREER:  17

The Importance of Hope in Addiction Recovery

2018-10-13T21:23:06-05:00May 3rd, 2018|

All change starts with a thought. In recovery from addiction, the thought of hope is often the force that motivates people enough to start making concrete changes. Hope reminds us that the uncomfortable and unbearable are temporary. Hope reminds us that the we can try again tomorrow. Hope is the basis upon which all major

Introvert vs. Extrovert: A Common Misconception of Personality Types

2018-10-13T21:22:23-05:00April 13th, 2018|

Like most categories, our society dichotomizes certain concepts so we are better able to understand and “place” people/things into general ideas that “fit” with our concepts. The idea of introverted individuals versus extroverted individuals is one example. Often society categorizes an introverted person as someone who prefers to keep to themselves, is very quiet, and

12 Questions for Self Discovery

2018-03-22T08:33:34-05:00March 1st, 2018|

Here at Sage, we believe in the whole process of healing and finding inner peace.  A crucial part of that process is rediscovering who you are. Journaling, or keeping a regular record of experiences and feelings, especially as they relate to your recovery, can be a helpful tool to advance your healing process. We've compiled a

May the Qi Be With You, by Sharabella Fini

2018-03-22T08:34:01-05:00January 15th, 2018|

Imagine dancing in a field of energy; a dance flowing in a field of expression through breath, movement, and visualization. Practice Qigoing, and you can experience this flow. Qigong (chee gong), is a Chinese practice dating back several thousand years, and includes a series of movements in various positions to gather, move, and release the

Sage Is Growing!

2017-11-10T18:48:49-05:00November 10th, 2017|

We are excited to announce that the Sage family is expanding with the addition of the Sage Recovery Villa!  This past Wednesday, we hosted the AustinNET monthly networking mixer and Austin TAAP meeting at the Villa with our co-sponsors, Summer Sky. We invited over 100 area therapist, doctors, and other addiction professionals to come see the