Although we did not have a group this week, as unfortunately had to cancel today and next week, we thought we could still blog along the theme of our social media posts this week about ‘finding your brave’. We like this idea of being able to ‘find your brave’ as it implies it is in thereContinue reading “‘Finding your Brave’”
Today at the group we looked at fun things that made us happy in childhood. These discussions became very reflective off people’s lives. While some group members had not had the happiest of childhoods they were still able to recount things that made them feel happy or good about themselves. Having these positive things inContinue reading “Fun Childhood Memories”
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances the group will be taking a two week break meaning there will be no group on Thurs 28 July and Thurs 4 Aug. The group will recommence on Thurs 11 Aug. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Today at the group we looked at things we were grateful for. Group members commented on how being able to log things that they are thankful for can increase their sense of wellbeing. We acknowledge that this is not the easiest thing to do when we feel at our lowest point and as if livingContinue reading “Gratitude gives me something to live for”
Today at the group we looked at the recently launched Addiction Recovery Companion app for mobile phone and tablet device. The app is for people who are in recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol. ARC-Edinburgh brings together information and tools to help you access recovery services, organise your life and keep motivated to stay on track.Continue reading “Valuable Resource”
At today’s group we looked at our thought processes and how we can believe what our thoughts are even though they are not factually accurate. When we have unhelpful thoughts it can lead us into feelings of; paranoia, anxiety, self-criticism, fear, helplessness and worthlessness. Believing that something or someone can only be good or bad,Continue reading “Challenging your thoughts”