Recovery- What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

The stresses of college life can be much more challenging for those of us in recovery from a substance use disorder. If you are in recovery, we know this can be HARD.  Think about it:  You’ve decided to maintain sobriety and abstain from alcohol and drugs while moving away from home, get good grades, make … Continue reading Recovery- What Is It and Why Does It Matter?

Concentrate and Meditate

Merriam-Webster.com defines meditation as “the act or process of spending time in quiet thought.” However, Dr. Jean Mulloy, a psychologist in USF’s Counseling Center sees it a little differently. “Meditation is being aware of your habits,” Mulloy said. “So any time you focus your mind on what you’re doing, you can be meditating.” Meditation can … Continue reading Concentrate and Meditate