Addictions & Mental Health

A Recipe For Success: Meditation, Mindfulness and Rest

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  The world of recovery is highly individualized. Treatment programs are most successful when they are specifically catered to the unique needs of the individual. Even in the infamous twelve steps which collectively promote a “psychic change” through a “spiritual experience”, the words describe finding God “as we understood Him”.   Post-treatment, the individual takes that approach […]

Addictions & Mental Health

Massage and Body Image

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Body image issues are not gender-specific. Statistically, women suffer from body image concerns more intensely than men. Male eating disorders are on the rise, however, and the world is taking a look at how the psychological distress of these issues are going to be treated. The world cannot be surprised. Men and women are inundated with […]

Addictions & Mental Health

Forgiveness is A Choice

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Resentment is the poison we drink in an effort to cause someone else harm. Part of the recovery process is learning to let go of resentments. Holding onto anger and pain prevents true healing. It’s easier said than done, especially when you just don’t want to forgive. Here is some food for thought to help you navigate […]

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5 Ways Your Life is Going to Change in Recovery

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5 Ways Your Life is Going to Change in Recovery The prospect of leaving drugs, alcohol, and other addictive behaviors behind is usually met with two sullen questions: “How?” and “Why?” Answering ‘how’ is part of an ongoing learning process, with new lessons discovered daily. “Why” is the journey. You’re going to stop obsessing over […]

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Recovery Planning

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Recovery Planning At Aurora Recovery all members are assigned one primary counsellor that will work with them throughout their stay. Our flexible program structure matches your personal needs to a unique recovery program. At Aurora Recovery Centre, we tailor our program to your personal and particular recovery needs. There is never a one size fits […]

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Nutrition Education

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Nutritional Education At Aurora Recovery Centre, our menus, snacks, and meals are designed especially for the recovering addict. A healthy body is fueled by good nutrition to heal and maintain good physical and mental health. Throughout active addiction, your body’s ability to maximize the nutrition it has received has been severely compromised and damaged over […]

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Life Skills

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Life Skills At the Aurora Recovery Centre our programs will provide everyone the necessary tools to live the life they truly desire. You have used certain skills to exist in your active addiction, and you will need a new set of skills in your active recovery. Learning from Past Experiences Aurora Recovery Centre is the […]