Coping with Emotions in Recovery Through Creative Methods

Emotion is a bridge to connect our body and mind, a natural part of our life. We often avoid emotions during active addiction, and we would rather feel more comfortable with feeling numb than feeling sad, happy, angry, frustrated, excited, nervous, and so on. However, in the journey of recovery from addiction, we must confront […]

Understanding Trauma: Physiological Effects, Kinds of Self-Care + More

Understanding Trauma: Avalon x Adler Workshop Series Earlier this year, Avalon Recovery Society presented a webinar series in partnership with Adler University called “Understanding Trauma”. Over eight sessions, Masters in Counselling student Natasha presented on a number of important topics related to recovery, healing, and self-care. Her teachings were so good, we wanted to share […]