Yoga and Recovery

  • By admin
  • 15 Apr, 2014
Yoga and Recovery Yoga is an integral element of my recovery program. I was inspired by my sponsor and started my own practice in early 2010. An activity that I began for its exercise benefits unexpectedly became one that informs me about myself and my journey through life in many interesting ways. It is also […] The post Yoga and Recovery appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 31 Mar, 2017
Grief is something that impacts us all in some way. What people typically think of is the loss of a loved one.  Learning news of a terminal illness, the loss of a home from violent tornado, or a recent divorce are all acceptable events to grieve about.  We can understand how any of these things […] The post We Have a Right to Grieve Losses Big and Small appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 27 Jan, 2017
  Trauma is defined as extreme stress that overwhelms a person’s ability to cope.  The traumatic event causing the stress can come  in many forms including combat, natural disaster, sexual assault, or car accident.  The type of trauma I see most frequently in my practice is referred to as complex trauma.  Complex trauma is typically […] The post Treating Trauma with Yoga appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 19 Aug, 2015
www.BluffviewCounseling.com “Inside Out” – The Movie “Inside Out” does a wonderful job of telling a story about the psychology of emotions.  I laughed and cried with the ups and downs of Riley’s life as her joy center tried to keep her fear, sadness, anger, and disgust centers in check.  Pixar does a brilliant job of […] The post “Inside Out” – The Movie (A Psychological Review) appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 22 Jul, 2015
Addiction Recovery and Relationship Healing – Keep Going!!! It Gets Better, I Promise! www.BluffviewCounseling.com How long will it take? I am going to therapy and 12-step meetings every week, so why am I still struggling? When will my wife stop being so angry? When will my husband start taking recovery more seriously? I don’t have time for […] The post Addiction Recovery and Relationship Healing – Keep Going!!! It Gets Better, I Promise! appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 06 Jul, 2015
(From Jenny Adams) I heard this song the other day and thought it would be a a good blog post. … I listened to the words of Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” – You Tube and was filled with passion and power.  This source of power is something that can be such a motivator when you […] The post Fight Song – By Rachel Platten – Inspirational! appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 28 May, 2015
This is a great Article by Rob Weiss – Senior Vice President of Clinical Development, Elements Behavioral Health Article: Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior? Most people can easily comprehend addiction to a substance — alcohol, illicit drugs, prescription medications, cigarettes, and even something like chocolate. If they’ve not dealt with such an addiction themselves, […] The post Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior? appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 29 Apr, 2015
At the risk of challenging you to move outside of your comfort zone, I am posting an article by one of my teachers about spiritual addiction.  Falling into the trap is very easy.  What I have discovered within my own recovery is that getting caught into the trap keeps me from embracing all of reality […] The post Spiritual Addiction appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 13 Apr, 2015
The children as young as ten who will do ANYTHING to feed their internet porn addiction Children are able to access pornography with alarming ease through mobiles NSPCC poll found one-in-ten 12 to 13-year-olds worried about porn addiction Another survey revealed Pornhub was among top sites for boys aged 11 to 16 One boy used […] The post Children and Internet Porn appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 20 Feb, 2015
There is confusion out there about the differences between Sex Addiction, Love Addiction, and Sex and Love Addiction.   The way that I understand the best, is to look at the three on a continuum from love addiction being on one end and sex addiction being on the other end.  There is plenty gray in between […] The post Sex Addiction, Love Addiction, Sex and Love Addiction? What’s the difference? appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
By admin 09 Feb, 2015
I thought that this was an interesting perspective on Addiction and Attachment.  I think that connection and attachment is a huge part of healing, but believe that  “almost everything we have been told about addiction is wrong” is not true.  It is a combination of what we know and what we are learning.   Cole This […] The post Interesting Perspective on Addiction and Attachment – by Johann Hari’s www.chasingthescream.com appeared first on Bluffview Counseling - Dallas Individual & Couples Therapy.
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