Restorations Therapy Blog

Why We Love to Be Scared

Monday, December 9th, 2019

Fear is an emotion that many people want to avoid. So, why do we want to experience fear when we watch horror movies and go on rollercoasters? There are people who want to experience the rush… Read More

 

How to Talk to Your Doctor When Prescribed an Opioid

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Your doctor may prescribe you opioids like hydrocodone, oxycodone, codeine, and morphine. When properly used, these medications can provide you with pain relief during the healing and recovery process, but addiction and tragic effects if abused…. Read More

 

The Advertisements for Cigarettes and Vaping

Friday, November 8th, 2019

We are constantly abusing our lungs with nicotine from cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Before Surgeon General Luther L. Terry declared that cigarettes can give you cancer back in 1964, cigarettes were advertised to help you fit in… Read More

 

Overthinking in Anxiety Disorders

Monday, September 30th, 2019

One of the most common symptoms of anxiety is having a tendency to overthink everything. We tend to think our way out of problems and out of danger. It is important to find ways to relax… Read More

 

The Perks of Rejection

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Rejection may seem like the worst thing in the world when it happens. Not only are you disappointed with your date that things did not work out, but are disappointed in yourself. By thinking about the… Read More

 

What To Do About Depression During Trauma

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Going through trauma can mean that you are going through reactive depression. This can mean your depression is caused by a specific stressful event. It is important to treat your depression for your trauma so that… Read More

 

Behaviors That Can Keep You From True Love

Thursday, June 13th, 2019

When people first start a relationship, it becomes fun at first when you are initially meeting each other not knowing what to expect. But then once you are aware of each other’s faults, there could be… Read More

 

What Happens When Prevention Doesn’t Work?

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Recently, I have discovered a new reality when working with my clients, and even in my own recovery. Many of us expend 99% of our energy trying to prevent bad things from happening. We create plans an… Read More

 

Does Porn Really Change Your Brain?

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Did you know that your brain is constantly changing? Based on the information you “feed” your brain every day, it adjusts to bring in new information and store old information. How the brain works is absolutely… Read More

 

My Everyday Shadow: Anxiety

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Do you remember the original Peter Pan movie? Picture it with me for a moment. Peter Pan enters into the movie chasing his unruly shadow that somehow separated itself from him. The shadow bounces around the… Read More

 

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