Willow Place November 5, 2020 No Comments

Working on Yourself: How to Be a Better Listener

Certainly, talking with others is something that’s part of human nature. When we bottle up our feelings and don’t express them, they lead to damaging mental health effects. And, when we do express our feelings, we can better manage our lives by not letting our emotions control us. But, while it’s important to talk with […]

Dixie November 1, 2020 No Comments

6 Surprising Ways To Be A Grateful Addict During Recovery

A grateful addict will never use… Have you ever heard of the phrase? Why would an addict be grateful? What does this really mean?  Being a Grateful Addict in Recovery The road to recovery from addiction is tough, being grateful for one’s current situation is tougher. There’s not much one can think of to be […]

Willow Place October 20, 2020 No Comments

How do I Talk to My Parents About My Addiction?

One of the most challenging moments of addiction is actually coming to terms with the fact that you are struggling. When you can admit you’re struggling with addiction, you’ve already taken the first step to getting help and beginning your recovery journey. However, while identifying and admitting your addiction to yourself is hard, there’s something […]

Willow Place October 19, 2020 No Comments

Is My Loved One Suicidal? Suicide Warning Signs

Are you worried that a loved one may be having suicidal thoughts? Or, that they may display suicidal behaviors without any intervention? If so, it’s important to be able to recognize suicide warning signs. This way, you can offer your loved one the help and support they need. Suicide and the Statistics In the past […]

Willow Place October 15, 2020 No Comments

When You Ask Yourself, “Do I Have an Eating Disorder?”

Have you ever asked yourself, “do I have an eating disorder?”. If so, you’re not alone. Many times, people won’t know they’re living with an eating disorder. Sadly, this results in many women not getting the help they need to get better. So, if you’re questioning whether or not you or a loved one may […]

Willow Place October 7, 2020 No Comments

The Dangers of Stress: How Stress Can Impact Your Health

Stress and health have a connection as stress can negatively affect a person physically, mentally, and emotionally. So, if you aren’t feeling well or like yourself lately and have been stressed out, it could be the reason. However, not managing your stress levels can come with long term effects, if it hasn’t already done so. […]

Dixie October 1, 2020 No Comments

Depression: Signs, Statistics, Mobile Apps to Use, and More!

Quick self-assessment!  Are you dealing with depression? Have you lost interest in activities you enjoy?  Have you been feeling this way for at least 2 weeks now?  If you’ve answered yes to both questions, you might be depressed. What is Depression? Depression is an illness that affects your mood and thoughts. It is also called […]

Willow Place September 22, 2020 No Comments

Keeping Up with Recovery from Eating Disorders in College

Going to college is a time in a person’s life to celebrate. You’ve reached your goal of graduating high school, are starting a new chapter in your life, and are about to take the first step on the journey to your dream career. Not to mention, all the new experiences you’ll have, all you’ll learn, […]

Willow Place September 15, 2020 No Comments

The Power of Gratitude in Recovery

Taking the time to work on yourself and heal from trauma, eating disorders, substance abuse, or other issues is hard work. It takes dedication, commitment, and patience to recognize growth and change. While on the road to healing, you’ll address many concepts; mindfulness, atonement, self-acceptance, etc. But, perhaps one of the most important ideas of […]

Willow Place September 9, 2020 No Comments

3 Things You May Not Know About Prescription Pill Addiction

For years, people have been using prescription medications to treat a number of things. But, only in recent years have we been able to assess the damage of over-prescribing and easy access to prescription drugs. With easy access to doctors who prescribe medications without moral consciousness and overwhelming numbers of prescription sales on the street, […]