Forty million adults in the US struggle with some type of anxiety disorder, making them some of the most common mental health issues in the country. Those with severe anxiety may even suffer from panic attacks – episodes of intense fear that can drastically interfere...

Depression affects more than just your mental health; its causes, symptoms and solutions involve all parts of your being: your mind, body, soul and spirit. While mainstream medicine offers a one-dimensional answer to treating its symptoms, alternative depression treatment methods employ insightful approaches to addressing...

We are pleased to partner with Spirituality & Health Magazine to offer an online course, “The Medicine Wheel: A 4-Step Process to Stop Numbing and Start Living,” facilitated by our co-directors, Dean Taraborelli and Kelley Alexander. In this course, we discuss in detail an integrative approach to healing trauma and...

By now, most of us well know that meditation can promote positive brain change. But did you know that it also holds huge advantages for addiction recovery? Among its bountiful benefits, mindfulness holds the key to reversing substance dependency, trauma, anxiety and depression. Here, we...

You might have felt these sensations before: the rising panic that you’re trying to stave off, but can’t effectively manage. The rapid breathing. The heart palpitations. The seeming impossibility of concentrating on anything positive. While the exact causes of anxiety are sometimes unknown, this condition...

4 Important Ways Mindfulness Helps Addiction RecoveryEvery client at The Sanctuary learns and practices mindfulness techniques as an integral part of their treatment program. Mindfulness meditation is proven addiction treatment strategy – here’s what makes it so powerful:It reduces stress.As humans, our stress...