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Camino Recovery

Seven Top Tips for Dating Someone in Recovery

If you’re dating or considering dating someone in recovery, it’s important to remember that recovery is a life-long process requiring diligence, hard work, and humility. While the journey can be difficult, living a healthy, sober life is highly rewarding.

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Addiction

Powerlessness in Addiction

An individual who feels powerless may believe they are unable to stop or change their addictive behaviours or patterns even though they have made many genuine attempts to do so.

This sense of inadequacy can fuel the cycle of addiction by undermining an individual’s sense of self, confidence and motivation for change and recovery.

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Camino Recovery

What are Happy Hormones and How Do They Help with Recovery?

Have you ever experienced a runner’s high? Or maybe you’ve sensed a rush after seeing something beautiful and exciting? Perhaps you’ve felt a deep warmth while snuggling up with your pet. These are all examples of “happy hormones” doing their job of performing little chemical dances inside your body and making you feel good about life.

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Mental Health

The Healing Effects of Mindfulness on Mental Health

Over the past few years, ‘mindfulness’ has become the latest buzzword in mental health, and for good reasons. Let’s take a deeper look into the healing effects of mindfulness on mental health, but first, let’s define mindfulness.

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Recovery

What It Feels Like to Live With PTSD

Although post-traumatic stress disorder (often called PTSD) can affect anyone exposed to trauma, the condition is often associated with combat violence or those working in

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