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Mantras For Addiction Recovery

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 5, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021While the word mantra originated as a Hindu “sacred utterance,” people use mantras every day to guide their efforts at home, at work, and at school. The popular culture definition of mantra has evolved to mean…

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What are Holistic Healing Services?

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 23, 2021Updated: April 27, 2021Addiction impacts many areas of a person’s life. That includes the mind, body, and soul and relationships, motivations, and hopes for the future. During addiction treatment, the focus is on treating the mental and physical symptoms of addiction and the whole…

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Transcendental Meditation Shown to Lessen Trauma Symptoms

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 18, 2017Updated: July 7, 2021Transcendental meditation, a technique used to acknowledge and push away distracting thoughts and promote relaxed awareness, has been found to significantly reduce trauma symptoms in female prisoner inmates, according to a new study published in The Permanente Journal.The inmates were taught…

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Why Quiet Time Counts

Added ByRed Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: October 19, 2016Updated: June 19, 2018Once you’ve completed detox and the early stages of recovery, you may find yourself trying to fill your schedule with an activity, volunteer opportunity, or social engagement. After all, the saying goes: “Idle hands are the devil’s workshop.” Right?While it’s true…