Two women talk about how to prevent someone from committing suicide

How Can I Stop Self-Sabotaging?

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 27, 2018 Updated: August 4, 2020 Our patterns of self-sabotage and self-destructiveness are often caused by our fears, our internal feelings of inadequacy, self-doubt, self-rejection and self-blame. We hold ourselves back and keep ourselves small because we feel that’s all we deserve. We haven’t yet actualized our potential or seen…

Coping with Loneliness

Coping with Loneliness

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 25, 2018 Updated: May 26, 2021 Loneliness is one of the emotions we associate with negativity. We don’t want to feel it, so we reject it and do whatever we can not to have to feel it. For many of us, it can be a driving factor behind our addictions.…

The Importance of Hope

The Importance of Hope

By BayviewRecovery BayviewRecovery Published: December 24, 2018 Updated: March 12, 2021 Living with addiction can mean going through times where we struggle so much that we give up hope. We lose our ability to see a future for ourselves with joy, faith and optimism. Giving up hope can be a sign we’ve fallen into depression.…