After averting a potentially catastrophic DXM relapse, I set out to build a brand new life. In Liberated Living, we’ll transform myths to truths, take down the stigmas associated with “addiction” and “mental illness,” and learn powerful tools for … Continue reading
Cedar Point. An amusement park in Ohio, known for its innovative, high-intensity roller coasters.
Then me, a lover of innovation and intensity.
Always used to think amusement parks as purely social destinations. Groups of friends, families, and lovers everywhere, occupying … Continue reading
Reactance is “A motive to protect or restore freedom…it arises when someone threatens our freedom of action” (Myers, 242).
When Eaton Behavioral Health Manager Darby Monks and I sat down to brainstorm this topic, we uncovered a familiar example when … Continue reading
1. Make a declaration of action to yourself. Follow through immediately.
Right now, tell yourself (aloud or in your mind): “I commit to doing _________, ____ times.”
Choose any action you want. Walk in circles. Flex your muscles. Snap your … Continue reading