Pick a Good Hammer!

Pick a Good Hammer!

There wasn’t a lot to choose from in 2018, when I went looking for an evidence-based program to help me recover from alcohol & drug addictions. Thankfully, I found an organization founded by doctors and grounded in Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT)...
Better Words for Better Mental Health

Better Words for Better Mental Health

The tongue has no bones but it’s strong enough to hurt, so it’s important to be careful with our words. I now dedicate my life to being a word-watcher. The word ‘addiction’ is attached to the historical definition of an affliction that is...
5 Steps to Kick Addiction to the Curb

5 Steps to Kick Addiction to the Curb

We live in an achievement-oriented society that can lead us into destination thinking.  We might hear ourselves saying things like, “I’ll be more satisfied at work when I get a raise or promotion,” or, “I’ll be happy when I meet someone.” But, what if we could be...

Co-Dependence in Addiction Recovery: Good or Bad?

  hello my fellow fallible human welcome to the Red Roof recovery show my name is Tanya McIntyre and we are grateful that you’re joining us here for a few minutes as we cover a few things together we cover practical ways to help you to be free from...