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Body Positivity: 4 Ways to Love Your Body Through Recovery

In this world obsessed with obtaining physical perfection, it’s easy to get caught up in impossible beauty standards and the social pressures to meet them. With each new innovation in the plastic surgery industry, it seems like going under the knife is becoming not only more acceptable, but almost expected-...

Top 5 Songs To Get You Moving

Exercising is an essential part of your everyday routine, especially when you are trying to become a healthier version of yourself. With dancing boasting a 434 calorie an hour burn, there is no doubt that this is one of the easiest and fun ways to get in shape. If you...

Top 5 Nutrient-Rich Foods for Recovery

Recovering from a life of addiction means restoring the balance of mind and body. Along the way the substances we use can throw a wrench in that balance but healing is still possible. Since the goal of recovery is to keep things out of the body that could be potentially...

The Recovery Equation: Understanding Addiction Through Math

Math: it’s not everyone’s strong suit. I admit, I don’t struggle with it as much as some, but it’s hardly an easy subject for me, either. Rather you use it daily or not, math has it’s applications- including helping you understand addiction. It may seem like a stretch, but hear...

Your Questions Answered by an Addiction Recovery Specialist!

Taking that first step into recovery can be terrifying if you’re going in unprepared. That’s why we do our best here at Harbor Village to be as transparent as possible regarding what you can expect during treatment as well as providing resources to strengthen your journey beyond treatment. That being...

Job Interviewing: Making a Good First Impression

Finding employment in recovery benefits your new lifestyle in a number of ways: financial security, structure, opportunities for career and personal growth, etc. Having the responsibility and structure of going to work everyday helps to keep your focus on positivity and growth. If you’re in the market for employment, mastering...

3 Things to Do Immediately After Relapse

To the outside world, relapse looks like failure. It looks like giving up, like a choice to throw everything away all over again. The stigmas of relapse, even in the recovery community, make it difficult to know how to cope, let alone get the help you need to get back...

Eliminating Codependency: Learning to Let Go

Codependency in active addiction is the mortal enemy of recovery. Reliance on others for your self-worth, financial security, and mental health is a recipe for disaster, especially when substance abuse becomes part of the equation. Codependency leaves us vulnerable to malicious and manipulative people who seek to take advantage of...

3 Tricks for Managing Anxiety

One of the most prevalent mental health disorders, it’s estimated that anywhere between 18.1 to 30 percent of American adults suffer from anxiety in some capacity. This large range is caused primarily because of unreported, undiagnosed cases due to stigmas surrounding mental health disorders. This can often lead to self-medication...

Recovery Journaling: Why You Should Do It and How to Start

The journey of addiction recovery is more than just completing rehab and getting a certificate. It’s an intensely emotional path of self-discovery and reinvention. Documenting that journey through a recovery journal has a number of practical and mental health benefits.     Why You Should Keep a Recovery Journal Assessment...

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