Stressed Out? Breathe right and sleep tight

If high anxiety and stress keeps you awake at night, click here for a simple breathing technique to help you reduce your stress and get good night’s rest.  The exercise is called the 4-7-8 technique, and Dr. Andrew Weil calls it a “natural tranquilizer for the nervous system. Shari Hines Warner is a Therapist, Attorney and […]

Live in the moment

As we move forward in this new year, we may slowly find ourselves slipping back into old habits causing stress and clutter in our lives.  Practicing mindfulness is a great way de-clutter and de-stress our minds and our lives.  Click here for ways in which to practice mindfulness and live in the moment. Shari Hines […]

Stress kills compassion…

Have you ever noticed how the more stressed you feel, the less you care about everyone else?  Stress, and in particular ‘social’ stress, can inhibit our ability to feel empathy for others.  What should you do?  Practice mindfulness, meditation and relaxation.  It’ll do you, and others, a world of good.  Read more here…How Stress Kills […]

Family Involvement is Important in Substance Abuse Treatment

Many believe that the addict is the only one affected by substance abuse and would benefit from treatment.  The truth is that the family members of addicts suffer just as much as the addict themselves and can also benefit from treatment, i.e. counseling/therapy to help them learn more about addiction and how to help their […]