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When A Family Member Struggles With Addiction

When A Family Member Struggles With Addiction

What do you do when someone you know has to deal with persistent fears, anxieties, or even addiction? Well the first thing you need to do is to get the person to seek the services of a professional who can lead them in the right direction and give them the help they need. In addition, here are some other techniques you can use to help the person cope.

How To Overcome Your Depression And Anxieties

How To Overcome Your Depression And Anxieties

Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression.  Sometimes, their depression and fears can get the best of them.  As a result, here is a short list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their depression. One of the ways to manage your depression is to challenge your negative thinking with positive statements and realistic thinking. When encountering thoughts that make your fearful or depressed, challenge those thoughts by asking yourself questions that will maintain objectivity and common sense.

How To Manage Your Most Persistent Fears

How To Manage Your Most Persistent Fears

Everybody deals with anxiety and depression, however some people have a difficult time in managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their most persistent fears and every day anxieties.   When facing a current or upcoming task that overwhelms you with a lot of anxiety, the first thing you can do is to divide the task into a series of smaller steps. Completing these smaller tasks one at a time will make the stress more manageable and increases your chances of success.

HOW TO CAPITALIZE ON YOUR BAD DAY

HOW TO CAPITALIZE ON YOUR BAD DAY

You know those mornings when things just aren’t right, when you may have had a bad dream but don’t remember it? You’re grumpy, you don’t want to go about your day, or you even feel full-on depressed. Maybe you’re laden with fear and anxiety.  Your actual day may not be ideal, but to have intense negative emotions – or the absence of any at all – is actually not about the present.

Education is the Key to Overcoming Your Fears

Education is the Key to Overcoming Your Fears

You have a  mental health condition such as depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, addiction, stress, anxiety, fear, OCD, or some other mental health disorder. The first thing you need to do is to use the services of a professional. The second thing you need to do is to learn how to deal with your mental health issues.

Your Job on Earth

Your Job on Earth

In Peace, Love and Healing, Dr. Bernie Siegel says: “Whatever your age, if you learn to listen, your inner voice will speak to you about your path... your ‘job on earth.’ This wisdom that is directing you from within is your birthright... an inner message, an inner awareness, that says, ‘This is your path, this is how you can be the best human being possible.’ If you follow it, you will achieve your full growth and full potential as a human being before you let go of the Tree of Life...”  

How God Changed My Heart

How God Changed My Heart

My journey from uncaring to loving was a difficult one. I had a pretty rough upbringing as a child. All I really cared about was myself and I brought that attitude into my future relationships with women. It was all about me and if you couldn't deal with it, tough.

6 Ways To Be Crazy Post-Divorce

6 Ways To Be Crazy Post-Divorce

I’ve been accused of being crazy many times post-divorce. In the interest of full disclosure, even pre-divorce, when my son was in kindergarten, his school employed the standard mother’s day gift: a handmade card inside of which the kids got to show off their penmanship and newly acquired language skills. The stem provided was, “My mother is…” My clever son’s fill-in-the-blank was, “crazy.” I feared this was not exactly a ringing endorsement of my services as psychologist and life coach.

5 Songs To Empower the Recently Rejected

5 Songs To Empower the Recently Rejected

Forget diamonds, I believe a single gal’s best friend is her iPod. Whether you are coping through a breakup, an un reciprocated crush or a classic case of He’s Just Not That Into You – the right song can certainly change your mood around. Here are five of my favorites: