The Art of Happiness
Posted in: Wellness
September 12, 2017
The first time I saw the “100 Happy Days” challenge on Facebook, I thought: “Surely, I have time for happiness. I mean, what better thing is there to have time for in life than happiness?” Before three months were up, I lost track of completing this challenge . Why was this challenge so hard to … Continued
Every year, roughly 10,000 babies are born addicted to painkillers. Their first days of life are excruciating ─ consisting of stiff limbs, tremors, extreme diarrhea, fever, irritability, and excessive crying. They are often separated from their mothers and taken to neonatal intensive care units, where they receive small doses of morphine to treat their opioid … Continued
How does meditation help an individual achieve & maintain sobriety?
Posted in: Treatment
September 8, 2017
Holistic therapies are great complementary tools to traditional addiction treatment. In this short video, Mark Gerow, Wellness Program Senior Coordinator at Mountainside, discusses the many benefits of meditation in addiction treatment and recovery.
You Ask & We Answer
Posted in: Recovery
September 5, 2017
Q. I have been in recovery for a while now, but I still find myself on an emotional roller coaster. I keep going through these sudden bouts of lows. What can I do to help make my emotions more stable? Paul S., Boston, MA A. This is an excellent question. People in recovery are making … Continued