Valiant Living Blog

Fending Off Cravings

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

While in recovery, it is natural to experience cravings. You may have a desire to use again at… Read More

 

March Madness: The Game of Basketball As a Metaphor for Therapy

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Typically during this time of year, we gear up for the famous National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) basketball… Read More

 

Adapting to Daylight Savings

Saturday, March 13th, 2021

Daylight savings is coming up tomorrow, March 14. You will be turning your clocks ahead one hour in… Read More

 

Storytelling to Heal from Trauma

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Telling your story can make all the difference. After having experienced trauma, however, it can be difficult to… Read More

 

Biopsychosocial Understanding of Self

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

The biopsychosocial-spiritual-cultural model helps mental health professionals understand clients as they exist in their environments. So what does… Read More

 

Leaning on Friendship

Tuesday, March 9th, 2021

Sometimes in life, our job or our romantic relationships are not bringing us the satisfaction we seek. This… Read More

 

Why Your Social Network Matters

Friday, March 5th, 2021

Do you feel well connected to your community? Do you feel isolated sometimes? Both of these questions play… Read More

 

Remembering Dr. Suess

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

“Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than… Read More

 

Empowerment in Practice

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Empowerment theory encourages groups of people to band together to overcome adversity. There are three tenants of cognitive… Read More

 

How to Say You’re Sorry

Sunday, February 28th, 2021

There always comes a point where we recognize we’ve made a mistake and we have to say those… Read More