Turning Points in Recovery

“Life is always at some turning point.” – Irwin Edman, American philosopher and professor of philosophy (1896-1954) When did anything ever stand still in life? Do we know of a single instance where life just stopped? Not from the standpoint of death, since that is a cessation of life. No, we’re talking about living, breathing…

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The Ranch’s Renowned Eating Disorder Expert to Address Resistance in Obesity & Binge Eating Disorder Treatment at Professional Workshop

On March 24, 2012, The Ranch’s eating disorder consultant, Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, will host a professional workshop at the annual IAEDP Symposium exploring the five points of resistance patients commonly face in treatment for binge eating disorder and obesity. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 – Why is it so difficult for men and…

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Look the World Straight in the Eye

“Never bend your head. Hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” – Helen Keller, American author, political activist, and lecturer, the first deaf blind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree, went on to inspire millions, depicted in The Miracle Worker (1880-1968) We don’t have to suffer from blindness to be…

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Be What You Are

“Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are.” – Julius Charles Hare, English theological writer (1795-1855) Wondering where to begin when first entering recovery? One way to really get off track is to attempt to be what you are not. While it is very tempting to want to…

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Depression May Accelerate Aging

When someone is very sad or under a lot of stress, they tend to look more haggard, even more aged. Stories abound about people who age quickly and die shortly after their spouse has passed away. Critics have noticed political leaders, dealing with stresses like war and national crisis, whose hair seems to have gone…

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State-of-the-Art Assessment, Stabilization and Detox Center Opens at The Ranch in Tennessee

Piney Lodge, the new cutting-edge assessment, stabilization and detox center at The Ranch, offers safe, comfortable stabilization and drug detoxification using an integrated, medically managed model. Nunnelly, TN (PRWEB) March 6, 2012 – The Ranch rehabilitation center proudly announces the opening of Piney Lodge, a new state-of-the-art, 16-bed drug detox facility situated along the Piney…

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