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Transcendental Meditation Shown to Lessen Trauma Symptoms

Added By Red 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…

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Caregivers: Steps to Stress-Proof Your Diet

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 29, 2016Updated: December 31, 2019Have you ever effortlessly finished off a bag of chips or box of cookies after visiting your loved one in rehab? Have you noticed that your pants are getting a bit snug? Does working out seem like a selfish and…

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Make the Most of Rehab This Holiday Season

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: December 23, 2016Updated: March 3, 2022The holidays are a time for friends and family to come together and celebrate. Whether you’re celebrating for religious reasons or you are simply celebrating the end of the calendar year, the holidays take a special place…

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Nostalgia During Recovery: What You Need to Know

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 16, 2016Updated: July 7, 2021The road to recovery comes with dozens of mixed feelings and emotions – some helpful and some harmful. One such feeling is nostalgia, or a wistful longing to return to past times or circumstances, which can be tricky and may…

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Dos and Don’ts of Digestive Health

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: December 8, 2016Updated: May 7, 2021Years of alcohol or drug abuse can wreak havoc on your gut. Plus, some studies suggest that your digestive health can impact your overall mental health. This is because gut bacteria has been found to play a key role in anxiety…

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3 Habits of Grateful People

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 22, 2016Updated: October 7, 2021With Thanksgiving just a few days away, it’s a perfect time to take a look at how gratitude can play a positive role in your life – even after the leftovers are eaten and the family china is packed away.Being…

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How to Become a Better Listener


Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 17, 2016Updated: January 14, 2020Now that you’re in recovery, you have an incredible opportunity to make things right in your life, including repairing any relationships that may have been neglected during your addiction. A good starting point is to learn how to be an…

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Smart Snacking for Better Recovery

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 10, 2016Updated: October 8, 2021Healthy snacking isn’t just smart, it’s also an essential part of your recovery plan. After all, proper nutrition is key to healing your body and mind from the damage of addiction. And staying properly nourished throughout the day will give…

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4 Steps to Boost Your Self-Worth

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 3, 2016Updated: June 19, 2018Now more than ever is the perfect time to hone in on your self-worth and that means making conscious decisions to respect yourself and to enjoy your new, sober life. Here’s how to get started:Step 1. Practice self-care. Your daily…

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The Willows at Red Oak Recovery Expands

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: November 2, 2016Updated: March 3, 2022Red Oak Recovery, a leading trauma Informed substance use and dual diagnosis treatment facility for young adults, announces the expansion of our gender separate women’s program, The Willows at Red Oak RecoveryThis expansion will allows us to serve 18 women…

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