Signs that Things are Breaking Down Posts

Turning to Heavy-Duty Wellness Tools in a Difficult Time

Turning to Heavy-Duty Wellness Tools in a Difficult Time

The next few months may be challenging. There is colder weather (I am envying my friends in the southern hemisphere) and less daylight. We are in the midst of a raging pandemic that is expected to get worse before it gets better, with no certainty about when it might...
WRAP in the Time of COVID-19

WRAP in the Time of COVID-19

This has been an interesting time in all of our lives. This time, this quarantine, the isolation, the pandemic—they are all things I’ve never experienced in my long life. Sure, my family was quarantined for a few weeks when my brother and sister had scarlet...
Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

To say that now is a weird time would be an understatement. A month ago, it was business as usual. Now we have entire countries shut down, schools and businesses closed, and people sheltering in place and isolating to try to slow the spread of a highly contagious...
Reducing Anxiety through Personal Responsibility and Mindfulness

Reducing Anxiety through Personal Responsibility and Mindfulness

Do you ever feel like the universe is trying to tell you something? That’s been me for the last several weeks. It seems like there are “signs” everywhere, and they’re all pointing to one thing: my cell phone. As recently as the beginning of this week, there was even a...
Revising the Red Book

Revising the Red Book

Wellness Recovery Action Plan, known in the WRAP community as the Red Book, was recently revised, 20 years after it was first published. This involved a challenging balancing act: preserving WRAP’s essential structure, its key recovery concepts, and its values and...
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