March 13, 2017

What is the Role of an Addiction Counselor?

If you’re considering treatment for alcohol or drug addiction, an Addiction Counselor should be part of your treatment team. Why? Because an addiction counselor is […]
February 27, 2017

Good Nutrition for a Faster Recovery

Does nutrition affect addiction treatment and recovery? Yes! More than you might realize. Addiction is devastating on your relationships, work performance, and emotional wellbeing. But […]
February 13, 2017

Are You Codependent?

What is codependency?  Basically, it’s a certain behavioral response to a dysfunctional loved one.  That person might be your child, husband, parent, or lover.  The […]
January 30, 2017

Aftercare is Your Key to Recovery!

You did it!  You’ve just completed an inpatient or outpatient recovery program for drug or alcohol dependency.  Congratulations! Now what? The next step is Aftercare.  […]
January 16, 2017

Why is a Case Manager Important?

There’s a reason every client in our Heal at Home treatment program is assigned a case manager.  These professionals make the treatment process easier for […]
January 1, 2017

Heal at Home

Did you know your home is often the best, most supportive environment to experience detox and addiction treatment?  It’s true! Because of that, my team […]
December 9, 2016

Monthly Online Continuing Care

Are you in recovery from an addiction?  Do you need an affordable Aftercare solution? If so, this online Aftercare group is for YOU! Continuing Care […]
November 2, 2016

5 Benefits of Outpatient Rehab

Although inpatient alcohol and drug rehab is recommended for people with severe addictions, there are less intense alternatives for those at the early stages of […]
October 16, 2016

Are you an effective communicator?

The best way to communicate with family and friends during the early stages of addiction recovery is to learn your communication style. Being aware of […]
May 24, 2016
The Stages of Addiction blog post | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

Stages of Addictions

  Drug addiction is not something that happens overnight. However, it is different for every individual. Some people will take a while others progress through […]
May 14, 2016
Unhealthy relationships Is there a way out? blog post | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

Unhealthy Relationships: Is there a way out?

Relationships are meant to bring happiness and support into your life, not more stress and pressure, handling which is beyond your ability. Healthy relationships are […]
May 3, 2016
5 signs you need to reset your mindset | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

5 Signs You Need To Reset Your Mindset

What we feel and think can change our whole outlook of life. Only we have the power to hurt us or save ourselves. How many […]
April 24, 2016
8 signs you might be drinking too much | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

8 Signs You Might Be Drinking Too Much

While most women enjoy a glass of wine, a craft beer or a delicious cocktail, excessive consumption of alcohol can, however, cause serious health problems. […]
April 17, 2016
The Personal FAQ: Do I care about myself? | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

The Personal FAQ: Do I Care About Myself?

It is refreshing to see so many women out there building their careers and working hard to turn their dream into a reality. I think […]
February 1, 2016
The easy way to rejuvenate your brain blog post | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

The Easy Way to Rejuvenate Your Brain

You live in a digital world of constant information overload.  All day long your brain is processing ideas, plans, worries, joys, people, places, and things. […]
January 17, 2016
Stop Wasting Your Time with New Year's Resolutions | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

Stop Wasting Your Time with New Year’s Resolutions!

Here’s the best way to follow through on all your 2016 New Year’s resolutions.  Don’t make them.  Huh?  Let me explain. Maybe you’d like to […]
January 11, 2016
Why do busy women take care of everyone but themselves? | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

Why Do Busy Women Take Care Of Everyone But Themselves?

Unfortunately, our culture trains us to do this.  And I’m no exception.  Recently, I learned my lesson in a very painful way.  Some women have to […]
October 6, 2015
It can happen to anyone blog post | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

It Can Happen to Anyone

We are currently experiencing an addiction epidemic.  Drugs are everywhere.  If your kids are in school (public or private), drugs are there.  They can’t get […]
August 13, 2015
How Could This Happen to Me? | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

How Could This Happen to Me?

Drug addiction is sneaky.  It creeps up on you when you aren’t expecting it.  No one awakens one morning and says, “I think I’ll become […]
August 7, 2015
If I'm functioning I'm still in control right? Wrong! blog post | Sophie Solmini Coaching Toronto

If I’m Functioning, I’m Still in Control, Right? Wrong!

I want to tell you a story about a woman I met several months ago.  She had just been diagnosed with Hepatitis C.  As you […]
June 10, 2015
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Identify behaviors which help maintain a loved one’s addiction

The following behaviors limit opportunities for experiential learning and inhibit personal growth and development of a family member.  They also help to maintain a loved one’s addiction: ENABLING occurs when […]
May 1, 2015
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What are withdrawal symptoms?

Withdrawal symptoms is a wide ranger of physical of emotional disorders that occur wen an individual who is addicted to a substance (such as drugs […]