Red Roof Recovery BLOG

Tanya & Lance offer thoughtful conversations and articles about a variety of science-based approaches to build a life beyond addiction… a life that you don’t need to escape from!

A Mindset for Addiction Recovery

A Mindset for Addiction Recovery

In the Western World, which is an achievement-oriented environment, our society is conditioned by the mindset, "We are the sum of our accomplishments."  This mindset can find us linking our level of happiness and fulfillment to our level of achievements and...

Addiction Recovery Routines that Help

Addiction Recovery Routines that Help

I love the snappy slogans from 12-step programs. One of my favourites is, Progress, Not Perfection." I'm coming up to a FIVE-YEAR celebration of being continually free from addictions. It's a milestone for me. I've previously managed to go a year or two at a time, but...

Co-Dependence in Addiction Recovery: Good or Bad?

  https://youtu.be/HJYoCdoWIrk 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...

Breaking Free From the Shackles of Addiction

Breaking Free From the Shackles of Addiction

Helping your loved one break free from the shackles of addiction can be a difficult process. It takes Patience, Practice, and Persistence. The most difficult part of the process is learning to set healthy boundaries and learning how to consistently maintain those...

It’s Not Just a ‘Drug’ Addiction

It’s Not Just a ‘Drug’ Addiction

I've lost count of how many times I've heard "an addiction is an addiction is an addiction." It doesn't matter what substance, drug, or behaviour has its grips on you -- it's what it's doing to your brain that results in the addiction. We are fallible humans who are...

Stages of Relapse in Your Addiction Recovery

hello my fellow fallible human my name is Tanya McIntyre and this is the Red Roof recovery show, to soften the path of recovery from substance and behavioral addictions and it's not just for addictions it's for life! I appreciate you...

Master Your Mind for Addiction Recovery

  hi there Tanya MacIntyre with a positive Ponder for you today are you the slave or the master I'm talking about the slave or the master of your mind I want you to be the gatekeeper of your mind I want you to become aware of what...

Great Expectations in Recovery from Addictions

  Auto generated transcript from YouTube hello my fellow fallible humans my name is Tanya McIntyre and this is the Red Roof recovery show, a program to soften the path of recovery from substance and behavioral addictions - and it's...

Why Rehab is NOT a Magic Pill in Recovery from Addictions

Auto Transcript from YouTube hello my fellow fallible humans my name is Tanya McIntyre and this is the Red Roof recovery show I'm joined today by my long time partner in marriage and in life and in business sir lots a lot I...

LifeRing Provides Peer Support for Addiction Recovery

  The opposite of addiction is connection, and this peer-support platform is a valuable resource to connect with your peers to give and receive knowledge from individuals with similar conditions or circumstances. Learning from other...

When you learn a new way to THINK, you learn a new way to LIVE, and a new way to BE.