The Crossroads Centre Antigua Blog

Realities of Recovery

February 26, 2014 | #Recovery Article

When making the decision to enter a treatment program, people have definite ideas about the results they want from sobriety.  For many the dream of recovery includes the idea of being able to make it up to their families for all the hurt they have c...

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Art in Addiction Recovery

November 17, 2013 | #Recovery Article

I still remember the picture I drew in rehab almost 28 years ago. We were asked to draw an image or picture of our Higher Power. I was jaded, cynical and certainly didn t want to draw something so silly. I was “spiritually bankrupt” as “they”...

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Changing Posture and the Exercise Effe...

September 12, 2013 | #Recovery Article

Beyond weight loss, strength and muscle toning, exercise is most effective when it is also directed towards improving posture disorder and creating muscle balance. In recognition of this concern Crossroads Centre fitness program places emphasis on ex...

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Is there Sex after Recovery?

May 5, 2013 | #Recovery Article

Tim is leaving treatment after 4 weeks and is interested in re-establishing a healthy sexual relationship with his partner, only to realize that “the plumbing doesn’t work.” Jane, after 6 weeks rehab. has no interested in being sexual since mos...

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Smoking: A habit to kick or an addicti...

March 9, 2013 | #Recovery Article

Cunning, baffling, and powerful! Don’t those words describe addiction to a tee? Experience teaches that when we are addicted, we cannot consistently control how much or how often, nor what happens when we are under the influence. Regardless of how ...

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Break the fast: How starting your day ...

October 28, 2012 | #Recovery Article

We’ve all heard how important it is to start the day with a healthy breakfast. In fact, many of us have vivid memories of our parents telling us exactly this when we were children, yet as adults with harried schedules, we can often neglect this cri...

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