Monthly Archives: October 2014

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Cocaine And Heroin Jokes Are Absolutely Hilarious!

Think Cocaine and Heroine Jokes are Hilarious? Take a look at this inforgraphic to see just how funny they really are—http://www.rehabs.com/explore/drug-bless-america/

 

Here’s our last blog post—http://actiontreatment.com/2014/10/29/new-phone-stops-selfie-addiction/

By |October 31st, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Cocaine And Heroin Jokes Are Absolutely Hilarious!

New Phone Stops Selfie Addiction

When we’re fully focused on our recovery, the last thing we need is another addiction to deal with! Here’s a “tongue-in-cheek” look at a new phone that stops “selfie addiction.” Enjoy!

 

Don’t miss our last blog post—http://actiontreatment.com/2014/10/27/your-true-worth-is-not-based-on-what-others-think-of-you/

By |October 29th, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on New Phone Stops Selfie Addiction

Optimists Live Longer!

As usual, things are looking up for optimists! In a long-term study, the Mayo Clinic tracked the 30-year medical histories of 839 individuals. As adults these individuals took personality tests between 1962 and 1965, and then for the next 30 years their health was monitored. Of the group 124 were classified as optimists, 197 as […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Optimists Live Longer!

Taking The Stigma Out Of Addiction

In 2012, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health found that of the nearly 24 million people suffering with drug and alcohol addiction, less than 10% are seeking out the recovery treatment they need! The primary reason? Shame and the fear of harsh judgment by others in society!

If we are ever going to break […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Taking The Stigma Out Of Addiction

Your Self-Talk Changes Your Brain and Can Deepen Your Addiction!

At Action Recovery Group I talk a lot about how the brain is neuroplastic—everyday we mold and shape our own brain based on the thoughts and actions we choose. We are literally our own “neuro-architects.” And there is nothing that consistently changes the brain more powerfully than our own internal self-talk.

How’s Your Self-Talk? Try this […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Your Self-Talk Changes Your Brain and Can Deepen Your Addiction!

You CAN Rewire Your Addict Brain!

Here at Action Recovery Group, we place a lot of emphasis on the Brain Science of Addiction and the Brain Science of Change. We teach our clients that through the application of effective recovery principles, tools and practices, they can literally “rewire the addict brain” and move forward to live a healthy, happy, successful life!

Check […]

By |October 7th, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on You CAN Rewire Your Addict Brain!

Unholy Addiction: CNN Focuses on Mormons and Drug Abuse

On Sunday night, October 5th, 2014, CNN shined the spotlight on Utah, Mormons and the abuse of prescription painkillers—and the LDS Church helped. Check out this special report that shows how making assumptions that drug abuse isn’t a major problem in religious communities is a big mistake!

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58478090-223/ling-church-utah-addiction.html.csp

 

Don’t miss our last post on Having Fun In […]

By |October 6th, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Unholy Addiction: CNN Focuses on Mormons and Drug Abuse

Examples of How to Have Fun in Recovery

Check out this YouTube video featuring people having FUN in recovery—After watching, go have some of your own FUN being clean and sober!!!

 

By |October 4th, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Examples of How to Have Fun in Recovery

Addicts and “Intuitive Eating”

As many of you know, at Action Recovery Group we’re in the midst of a 6-week course called, Powerful Brain, Healthy Body. Action clients are learning from the pros how to eat healthy, lose weight and get fit—without dieting and without pumping weights or running treadmills!

Weber State Nutrition Professor Julie Hansen has been teaching […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|Recovery Blog|Comments Off on Addicts and “Intuitive Eating”