September 14, 2018

What Support You Should Have After Treatment

What happens after treatment? When you leave a treatment facility, you will be entering an entirely new life. For many people, entering treatment means completely changing one’s life in order to maintain sobriety once they leave. While this is an exciting time, it can also be a little scary for some. But with the right […]

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September 7, 2016

Working Out in Recovery: How Exercise Can Help Keep You Drug-Free

Working Out in Recovery: How Exercise Can Help Keep You Drug-Free Eating, sleeping and feeling healthy may seem like normal parts of life, but being able to function effectively on a day-to-day basis should not be taken for granted. Like so many other medical problems, addiction interferes with an individual’s normal physical functioning. Instead of […]

Richard Taite
May 28, 2014

Exercise for Anxiety and Depression Relief

Exercise for Anxiety and Depression Relief Depression can cause anxiety, while having anxiety can bring on depression. The two often are co-occurring disorders and have many similarities including presentation, causes and treatment. However, they are different; depression is more serious because of the higher possibility of suicidal tendencies. Anxiety is a natural response to some […]

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December 11, 2013

Six Important Questions about Fitness

 In a recent blog, Larry Sarokin, a fitness teacher, listed six questions that we can ask ourselves in order to develop a fitness program that works best for us as individuals. His questions and subsequent advice are so worthwhile, that we wanted to share them with you: 1.       What are your fitness goals? Train for […]

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September 11, 2013

Exercise Reorganizes the Brain

The research on exercise does not at first glance make sense. Because of the way exercise affects the brain, it should cause anxiety, not reduce it. Yet, we all know that regular exercise reduces anxiety and stress response. This is also why Cliffside Malibu Drug Treatment Center incorporates exercise into it’s treatment program. Researchers have […]

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September 6, 2013

Brain Scans Reveal Modern Meditation Can Stop Everyday Worries; Lowers Anxiety by 39%

Meditation as it is practiced today may be slightly different than it was in the ancient past and practiced for different reasons. History shows us that meditation in the 5th and 6th centuries was often as a religious practice. In today’s more modern and secular world, meditation is used as a relaxation technique or as […]

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August 27, 2013

Adrenal Stress and Weight Loss

Belly fat is a key symptom of adrenal fatigue. It helps to understand how adrenal fatigue happens in order to help our bodies maintain a healthy weight. Stress can have a great effect on maintaining a healthy weight. If we haven’t eaten in a while, our blood sugar drops and the brain sends a message […]

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