A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald shared the clinical opinion of Dr Teoh, Clinical Director at Sydney's South Pacific Private mental health and addiction facility, on addiction and its impact on families.
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Today I am grateful for…the art of practising gratitude (and why we do it)
"Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
In Australia, addiction specialists, psychologists and psychiatrists have many stories about patients being treated for what has been variously labelled internet addiction disorder, problematic internet use, pathological internet use or compulsive internet use.
The New Year is generally a time when we generally reflect on what things we would like to achieve in the New Year and how we can better ourselves, our health and our relationships with others. Recovery is a life long journey that gives us the gift of constant progression and evolvement. Here are some areas that we can focus on in enhancing our recovery in the New Year.
1. Regular exercise
Do you want to step up the exercise in the New Year? Or try something completely new?
Every new year brings new opportunities for change and growth.
LORRAINE Wood has told the story of her family’s cycle of addiction countless times.
And, it has helped many of the 7000 addicts who have sought treatment at South Pacific Private Treatment Centre in Curl Curl.
We know that recovering from mental illness and/or addictions is all about learning a new way of living. Never is this truer than over the festive period.