Month: August 2018

Recovery Goals and Recreation

Over the last 2 weeks we have had a plethora of Jaywalker staff and alumni complete personal goals set in their recovery to push the mental and physical abilities within their passion for the outdoors.  These feats are milestones of personal accomplishment that we would never set or complete without personal recovery. Brendon K:  Leadville Run 100 Breton M: Leadville MTB Stage Race David K: Pro MTB Status and multiple podium race finishes this month: Honey Stinger MTB 50, Telluride 100, Pierre’s Hole 100 Patrick S: Honey Stinger MTB 50 Ryan B: Aspen Half Marathon Max G: Aspen Half Marathon These efforts are monumental in self discovery, training, and perseverance.  The mental challenges that present during the course of these distances and events are best processed revering the journey not the destination.  All of these endeavors require support teams of family and friends.  We complete personal goals as a team….

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HeartMath at Jaywalker Lodge

HeartMath at Jaywalker Lodge Jaywalker Lodge is now using HeartMath technology and stress management tools in conjunction with EMDR, TRE, CBT and 12-step facilitation in treating chemical dependence and co-occurring disorders.  HeartMath technology is a great compliment to the 12-steps and offers clients the opportunity to see in real time, via portable HeartMath biofeedback monitors, the benefits of meditation.  While using HeartMath tools clients learn how to build resilience, decrease anxiety, regulate their mood, and tolerate powerful cravings and triggers.  Decades of rigorous research on HeartMath tools have shown significant benefits for sleep, focus, serenity, anxiety, fatigue, and depression.  While 12-step facilitation remains the core of Jaywalker’s clinical model, incorporating tools like HeartMath technology has helped Jaywalker better treat clinically complex clients that suffer from addiction and co-occurring disorders. BENEFITS OF HEARTMATH Studies conducted with over 11,500* people have shown improvements in mental & emotional well-being in just 6-9 weeks using HeartMath…

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St. George Alumni Trip: October 3-7, 2018

The Jaywalker alumni program offers amazing opportunities for growth and fellowship. Our various alumni trips throughout the year are unique and exciting adventures that bring our alumni community closer together. Every trip has a magical way of uniting our men to truly experience fun and fellowship with their Jaywalker brothers. Our next alumni trip will be to St. George, Utah. This is always a fun-filled, action-packed trip. There will be dirt biking, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and golfing. The house has a theater, foosball table, air hockey, ping pong, pool, hot tub, bbq, and so much room for activities. After a long day we can come back, relax, and enjoy a beautiful house. The trip cost is only $200 which includes food and housing. Transportation to St. George is on the individual so plan accordingly; you can always call the Alumni Coordinator for help arranging a ride: Jon Lencioni 650-380-1388. Don’t miss out on…

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