Recovery Resolutions For The New Year

Recovery Resolutions For The New Year

The beginning of a new year can bring lots of different emotions. On the one hand, there are feelings of excitement and the motivation to begin goal setting in the weeks ahead. Many also use this time to reflect on the triumphs (and tribulations) of the past 365 days....
From Sexual Harassment to Addiction

From Sexual Harassment to Addiction

It’s difficult to watch the news today without coming across another scandalous story about sexual harassment and misconduct. We at Iris Healing Retreat are proud supporters of the #MeToo campaign and the movement to expose those who use their stature and power...
Understanding The Links Between PTSD And Addiction

Understanding The Links Between PTSD And Addiction

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is an issue that is much more common than people realize. Certainly it can happen to someone serving on the front lines or going to work everyday as a police officer or fireman. But it can also be just as prominent in a...
The Temptations and Triggers of Halloween

The Temptations and Triggers of Halloween

As we approach the end of October, we begin to see plenty of festive decorations highlighting skeletons, jack-o-lanterns, vampires and more. Sure most of it is good fun, but there are other elements of Halloween that could create uneasiness for someone who may be...

Peace, Harmony & Silencing The Impulses

Let’s face it, we live in a very fast-paced world. Los Angeles in particular feels like it moves a mile a minute and seems to thrive upon the concept of instant gratification. Now of course there is nothing with living a fast-paced life, but it can certainly...

Mind/Body Healing Through Somatic Therapy

If you’ve been following the updates from Iris Healing Retreat, then you’re probably aware that we take a different kind of approach to conquering addiction. Yes we make sure to incorporate all of the proper recovery methods, but we also have firm beliefs...