Poor posture takes its toll on pain in the neck and shoulders. It keeps the therapy industry booming. Every inch of forward head posture puts an additional 10 – 15 pounds of pressure on your neck and shoulders. Muscles knot up. It is called myofascial pain and the knots are called trigger points. The MyoPressers are accessories that fit under the straps. You control the amount of pressure. You can integrate some really nice treatment into your day rather than wait for your weekly therapy appointment (remember the psychiatric illustration).
Exercise – It’s a fact that if you feel depressed, you are more likely to use drugs to self medicate. One way to fight depression is to make yourself feel healthy and happy. Combining weight lifting with cardiovascular exercise will increase your strength and stamina as well as your overall sense of well being.
words of inspiration for sobriety The AA/NA groups, when at their best, are the perfect place for this to happen. As I confront me and receive encouragement and reinforcement from others, I practice my new approach to assessing my life. I find new satisfaction because I am living in a different way. Others see it too. I find I am enjoying this new approach, I even begin to look forward to my participation.
words of inspiration for someone fighting addiction Making teenagers aware of the damages the drug addiction causes is very important. Many teenagers get into addiction just because of their curiosity to new things. They may not know the drug substances and the harm these substances cause at all. Parents should make efforts to let the children know drug addiction is harmful to health, mind and society. When they know well this drug addiction, it may be easy for them to quit it.
In the midst of all of this was Layne’s charismatic persona. His unusual vocal delivery and intense presence would turn him into one of rock’s most vivid frontmen. But it would be his inner demons that would inspire most of the band’s music. Despite Alice In Chains chart-reign from 1992-1996, the band would be unable to tour extensively due to Layne’s struggle with addiction. On July 3rd, 1996, he would make his final appearance with the band in Kansas City, Missouri. He then walked into the ether of seclusion and never looked back.
words of encouragement for sobriety The dog just exudes happiness and joy. She will take herself to the ‘swimming hole’ in the creek, many times a day. When she is tired, she rests on the cool tiles, when she is playful, she finds a stick or a bug to play with, if everyone else is busy in a session.
Evaluate your thoughts and item377664075 discuss them with a member of your treatment team. Learn to recognize which thoughts are lies and which are the truth. Build a list of truthful and positive statements to combat the lies. You may use Bible verses, inspirational quotes, poems, song lyrics and truthful statements. Write them down on note cards to have them handy when you need them. This principle of changing your thoughts is what the Bible would refer to as renewing the mind. Romans 12:2 says, “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Notice what this verse says will happen by renewing the mind. We will be transformed. Transformed is a pretty strong word and is something one needs in recovery.