Why Self-Acceptance is Necessary for Recovery

Why Self-Acceptance is Necessary for Recovery

There are many ways in which we limit ourselves and hold ourselves back when dealing with our mental and emotional health issues, including our addictions. When we don’t accept who we are, we fall into patterns of self-rejection which can contribute to our addictive behaviors and self-destructiveness. Learning to love and accept ourselves unconditionally is…

How Do I Know if I Have Unhealed Trauma?

How Do I Know if I Have Unhealed Trauma?

A great many of us have endured traumatic experiences, and many of us have yet to heal from them. How can we know if we still have unhealed trauma that we haven’t resolved? The answer to this question lies in examining our patterns – our behavioral patterns, our emotions, our thought patterns, our relationships and…