Tag Archives: addiction

Dr. Stanley Mathew Opioid Options

Options to Opioids: How to Manage Chronic Pain Without Prescribing Pain-Killers

While there is considerable debate as to how much blame doctors should be assigned for the ongoing opioid crisis, there is little doubt they can do something to curtail it — that instead of prescribing drugs that have been found … r

6 Ways Social Media Negatively Affects Mental Health

When was the last time you were with family or friends and didn’t check your Facebook or Instagram feed? When you’re at a nice restaurant, do you pay more attention on clicking a picture of the food than eating it? … r

How To Combat Addiction With Your Mind

When people hear that I use hypnotherapy to combat addiction, their minds bring up a host of misconceptions. Associations formed via old school hypnotist shows – with a lot of hand waving and volunteers acting like monkeys – are difficult … r

The Smartphone Effect (And Why We’re All Addicted)

Most of us know the tug of a new SMS message or a notification from Facebook which comes with the ever-present smartphone.  But most of us don’t know – until it’s taken away – how powerful that tug really is.  … r

Using Yoga As A Relapse Prevention Strategy

Yoga Balances Mind And Body Researchers have found that yoga might help break the cycle of addiction. Yoga treats the mind and body together, releasing stress and creating balance. Incorporating yoga in long-term treatment helps those in recovery avoid relapse … r

How to Overcome the Feeling of Hopelessness

Hope is a powerful thing; without it, we are lost. Have you ever felt yourself wanting to give up? Maybe you’re feeling like you can’t get ahead or improve your relationships. Maybe you’ve been trying to lose weight for years … r