Men and Self-Care

Now that we are in the thick of the month of June, it is time to celebrate Men’s Health Awareness Month. Thankfully, we get all month to do so! One of the ways I am celebrating this holiday month is by discussing the significance of self-care within the lives of men. There is a plethora…

Board-Certified Addiction Treatment: What To Look For In A Recovery Program

Building a Support System During Recovery Recovery from drug or alcohol addiction requires hard work and persistence. Addiction is a complex disease not simply treated once and forgotten. Breaking the cycle of addiction requires a strong support system, including a team of medical professionals who understand that staying sober is a lifelong process. Finding the…

Be SMART With Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year fast approaching, you may be thinking of what resolutions 2019 will bring. Self-growth is very important and highly recommended, but over half of people with a New Year’s resolution will give up in less than six months’ time (Szalavitz, 2012). In the wellness field, we are all too familiar with this…