Common Myths About Meditation

When one enters recovery there is much to rebuild and the key to a successful recovery is a balance between your body, mind and spirit. For a balanced body one needs to work on nutrition, exercise, hydration, sleep and relaxation. For a balanced mind one needs to work on self-awareness, self-improvement, wisdomand thought/feeling management. For … Continue reading Common Myths About Meditation

The Disease Concept of Addiction and Mental Health Disorders            

Chromosomal studies and genetic research have discovered more and more genes that predict a person’s biological predisposition for substance abuse, dependence and mental health disorders. It is remarkable that the Big Book of Alcoholic Anonymous, published in 1939, by Bill W. and Dr. Bob, from the very beginning had the presupposition that alcohol dependence had biological roots. Like many … Continue reading The Disease Concept of Addiction and Mental Health Disorders            

More than Massage: Relieving stress and pain

In the world we live in stress has become a way of life.  Many times we work a 40-hour week at our jobs and then spend our weekends working around the house and in the yard.  Add children to that mix and there is a recipe for prolonged stress.   Prolonged stress is bad for you because it weakens … Continue reading More than Massage: Relieving stress and pain

Financial Health: Get ready for taxes!

As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service cautions taxpayers not to rely on receiving their refund by a certain date, especially when making major purchases or paying bills. Some tax returns may require additional review and those refunds may take longer. Many factors affect refund timing Just as each tax return is unique … Continue reading Financial Health: Get ready for taxes!