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.
Month: February 2014
According to a survey conducted by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), eighty percent of the American population has positive feelings about addiction recovery. This public perception, albeit optimistic, should also go hand in hand with a high level of sensitivity and circumspection.
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: