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"Setting boundaries is a way of caring for myself. It doesn't make me mean, selfish, or uncaring because I don't do things your way. I care about me too." —Christine Morgan The Art of Boundaries Drawing on a sports metaphor, we speak of setting and observing boundaries in relationships. Behaviour that we deem acceptable, is "within bounds" in our relationships, and what we consider unacceptable is totally out of bounds. We need to know whFind out more
When we start a new diet or join a fitness club or enroll in a class, before we know it our enthusiasm fades and the stress ramps up. We're hit with the reality that there are no quick fixes. That self-improvement is a life-long journey. That's precisely the moment when adding mindfulness to your recovery could reboot your enthusiasm and re-energise your journey What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is essentially the art of being presentFind out more
We are lucky enough in Jersey to be surrounded by the sea, with many beautiful beaches just a stone throw away. And now the weather is getting better and British summer time has officially started, why not take advantage of that, the benefits are huge! Better sleep When you swim outdoors, the cold water stimulates your parasympathetic nervous system (PNS), which is responsible for repairing the body. Stimulating the PNS promotes a feFind out more
Many people find it difficult to fill their time after becoming sober. People who are chemically dependent often spend a significant amount of their time getting, using, or recovering from using. Once they are no longer using drugs or alcohol, boredom might set in if they don’t have things to fill their time or to look forward to, this is a common relapse trigger for many people. It's important to have fun dates in the diary, little milestonesFind out more
"Emotional stability, self worth and your life back" 28 Day Addiction Treatment Programme Silkworth Charity Group have decided to launch a new online treatment programme. This will be similar to the 4 week residential foundation treatment programme currently offered at Silkworth Lodge. This is available for UK clients only at a starting cost of £750 Pre-Admission Assessments Silkworth will be using teleFind out more
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