*TW: The contents within this post discuss sensitive topics* “After living within the confines of addiction for well over a decade, I understand firsthand the disease of addiction and the many ways it manifests itself within your mind, body and spirit. As a young child I suffered with severe depression and
Every day in recovery requires a conscious and unconscious habit of maintaining healthy recovery measures in a supportive environment. Steve, a graduate from Top of The World Ranch, is an after-care expert in aiding your recovery. From facilitating recovery planning, men’s group, and mindfulness programming, upon exiting the Ranch Steve ensures
Overcoming Substance Addiction Recovering from addiction is a journey that doesn’t end once you’ve reached sobriety. Every day requires a conscious and unconscious habit of maintaining healthy coping measures. The first step to recovering from addiction starts with the beginning to try, but even with this resolve, the American Addiction
As the director of business operations at Top of the World Ranch, I have wanted to address the question, “are private addiction treatment centres good or bad?” for quite some time. One of my responsibilities here is to help market our private addictions treatment centre. This is easy to do
How to Communicate to Heal, Not Hurt: Passive Aggressive Communication is Common in Addiction FINE. Whatever. These are phrases common in passive aggressive communication, which is the most covert and misleading form of negative communication. Communication in addiction is often passive aggressive; it is a way to control and deceptively
“Addiction does not negotiate” This is a quote from Eric Clapton, and it couldn’t be more true! It’s amazing how many addicts, alcoholics, whatever terminology you wish, attempts to negotiate with addiction, and every single time they lose, outright. Period. It’s impossible to negotiate with something that doesn’t negotiate back.