Month: February 2014

Self Esteem

How Self-Esteem And Confidence Impact Drug Addiction

By definition, when someone has a low personal evaluation and a less than adequate assumption of their own self-worth, then that person has low self-esteem. How we feel about ourselves and the view of our own self-worth is formed in early childhood and stays with us throughout our life. The initial seeds of our self-esteem are planted by our parents. Our parents have the ability to either provide us with a stable and fortified sense of self-worth, or they can implant a negative and questionable belief in ourselves.

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Couples Addiction

How Couples Can Overcome Addiction Together

Drug or alcohol addiction recovery is a trying time that can make or break a person, a relationship, or even a family. If you or a loved one is on the road to recovery, making key life changes and working towards conscious transformations are crucial to maintaining sobriety. Whether you are working towards addiction recovery as a couple, or as an individual with support from a loved one, here are some things you should think about to help you overcome this challenge together:

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3 Ways to Manage Your Mental Wellness During the Holidays

The Holiday season is the best time to spend time with friends and family. But for many people, this time can bring or worsen …

5 Ways to Support the Mental Health of Your LGBTQ Loved Ones

Although mental health professionals considered homosexuality a mental illness between 1952 and 1973, today’s professional …

What To Do if an Addict is Unwilling to Seek Help

People suffering from addiction may find it hard to ask for help. It may seem simple, but it feels different for the person …