Valiant Living Blog

Shame and Guilt in Addiction

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Experiencing shame and guilt is a common part of addiction, recovery, and life itself. When you fixate on… Read More


Depression is Not Laziness

Sunday, February 21st, 2021

Depression, being “bummed,” or experiencing the feeling of hopelessness is a normal fluctuation in your mental state. During… Read More


What is a Panic Attack?

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

A panic attack is a sudden onset of overwhelming fear causing physical symptoms like rapid heart palpitations, sweating,… Read More


Understanding Anger

Monday, February 15th, 2021

Anger, while often frowned upon in our society as a forbidden emotion, is a natural feeling for humans… Read More


Are You in the “Pink Cloud?”

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

The “pink cloud” is the period during recovery some people describe as where they are experiencing euphoria and… Read More


Letting Go of the Male Insensitivity Myth

Thursday, January 28th, 2021

Men cry. That may come as a shock to you, but it is part of our life experience…. Read More


Do You Have a Process Addiction?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

A process addiction is when a favorite pastime becomes problematic. Instead of indulging periodically in moderation with your… Read More


What Brings You Joy?

Monday, January 18th, 2021

What did you love to do as a child? Did you love to paint? Did you take dance… Read More


Tips on Embracing Uncertainty

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

Uncertainty is woven into the fabric of life. We are never quite sure of the consequences of our… Read More


How to Create a Daily Schedule and Stick to It

Friday, January 15th, 2021

Creating a daily schedule helps to establish priorities in your life. It can give you a sense of… Read More