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Maintaining Our Serenity

Maintaining Our Serenity

Living with addiction and mental health issues means we’re often confronted with things and people that challenge our serenity and sense of peace. We’re presented with things that make us feel uncomfortable, stressed, anxious, angry, even depressed. Addiction creates all kinds of challenging situations in our lives, frustrating daily...

How Meditation Can Help Us in Our Recovery

How Meditation Can Help Us in Our Recovery

Meditation has many benefits for dealing with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues, as well as for helping us in our addiction recovery. One of the greatest misconceptions about meditation is that its primary aim is to empty the mind of all thoughts, and while this is possible,...

How is Having a Spiritual Practice Helpful in Recovery?

How is Having a Spiritual Practice Helpful in Recovery?

Those of us with mental health issues and addictions often find ourselves consumed by our painful emotions and difficult thoughts. We tend to compound our sadness, fear, shame and other challenging emotions, often without realizing it. We unconsciously perpetuate our difficulties by dwelling on them and giving them even...

Dwelling on Your Problems Doesn’t Help – Try This Instead

Dwelling on Your Problems Doesn’t Help – Try This Instead

Many of us living with addictions also struggle with anxiety, depression and other mental health challenges. We can tend to default to certain thought patterns that worsen our conditions and perpetuate them. We often aren’t mindful of these thought patterns, and we get can get so lost in them...

COVID-19 update: The health and safety of our clients at Vista Taos Renewal Center continues to be our highest priority. Due to the national rise in cases of COVID-19, all potential clients entering the Vista Taos program shall be tested for the virus and must receive their results prior to admission. Vista Taos continues to work closely with the New Mexico Department of Health, adhering to the highest standards of care for our clients, and will provide subsequent testing after admission as needed. For assistance in finding the most efficient testing sites, please contact our Director of Community Relations, Jeremy Lihte, at (575) 425-1913
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