Posts tagged addiction
What is CBT?

CBT was originally developed with the hope of treating major depression. Over the years it has evolved to include many variations that treat everything from substance use disorders to OCD and anxiety. The idea behind CBT is that when you are able to reframe problematic thoughts, you can then move into changing behavior that is not serving you. 

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Mourning the Loss of Our Destructive Behaviors

When we start the road to recovery, we actively work to lessen our engagement in these behaviors or rid them from our lives entirely. In doing so, we are often confronted with feeling “torn.” On one hand we know that these behaviors/addictions are destructive, and on the other hand, we cannot imagine life without them. We also often mourn the loss of our behaviors and addictions.

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