Dealing with Emotions

Dealing with Emotions

What to do when the thought of living drug-free is terrifying. How do you learn to deal with emotions, with living life again sober when you can’t even cope with living? I’m only 24 years old and I’ve been addicted to one drug or another for the past 10 years and I’m so tired. I…

Addiction is a Brain Disease

Addiction is a Brain Disease

Addiction: The 3rd Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S. The Washington Post recently reported that the mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than a college education increased markedly between 1999 and 2013. That marks a sharp, and shocking, reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives. The culprit cited…

Make time for the good relationships in your life by ending the bad

Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

What will your 2016 bring? Will you start with resolutions but end up with more of the same? Or will this be the year that you bring out your best and finally become comfortable in your own skin, no matter your challenges? Maximize your potential with these tips. With a little investment in yourself, you’ll…

10 Ways of Thinking That Drag You Down

10 Ways of Thinking That Drag You Down

Cognitive distortions hurt mood and behavior, but they can be overcome Here’s a troubling truth about the human mind: It loves to be negative — it’s nature’s way of keeping us alert to danger — and those negative thoughts are often automatic and full of distortions. That means you may find yourself being dragged down…