Horizon Blog

Are you in an unhealthy relationship?

March 8th, 2016

They say that love is blind, or that it causes you to view the world through rose-colored glasses. And that “blindness,” or those glasses, can cause us to miss seeing red flags that may be raised in the course of our relationships, especially at the beginning. But often those red flags are clues that something […]

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The Impact Of Stress On Your Body And Your Mental Health

February 11th, 2016

Stress. We all feel it. It’s a natural, normal part of our daily lives—stress just means that your body and your brain are reacting to some kind of change or extra demand. But experiencing too much stress takes its toll on both your body and your mind. How much is too much, and how can […]

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How To Tell If Relationships Are Toxic or Counterproductive To Your Recovery

September 12th, 2015

If you’ve been dealing with an addiction to either drugs or alcohol, that addiction has affected your relationships. Now that you’re in recovery, you need to decide whether certain relationships are more harmful than helpful, if they’re supportive or destructive. Now that you’re sober, you probably want to rebuild your life and get back many […]

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Do you need couples counseling?

April 21st, 2015

If you confide in a friend or family member that you’re unhappy in your marriage or relationship, chances are you’ll be asked if you’ve ever considered counseling. Does it work, and should you go by yourself if your significant other refuses? Here are some varying viewpoints: The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists presents the […]

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