Alcohol Withdrawal: Getting Out Is Never That Easy At All

  “From now on, I’ll have to stop drinking!” Sounds good to hear. It’s like giving you another chance of having a healthy lifestyle. However, how positive as it may appear, getting through it requires mental toughness and self-determination of calling it quits for good. Just when you decided to stop drinking excessive alcohol for…

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An Overview Of Internet Addiction

  In every progress comes a consequence. We are referring to the digital advancements, specifically the use of the internet, and the adverse effects it brings to our younger generation. Reports on the impact of neurological problems, psychological disorder, and social concerns have busted the lives of teenagers with Internet Addiction Disorder (IAD) (Weinstein et…

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Identifying Mental And Emotional Abuse – Part 2

Source: pixabay.com Last week, we left off with signs of mental and emotional abuse. Symptoms like attacking the victim’s self-esteem, control on the person, and displaying accusations without basis. For this blog, more signs will be revealed, signs that you might think is normal, but in reality, it is already abuse.

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Helping Someone In Grief

Dealing with the death of a loved one is always challenging emotionally, and it can take a significant amount of time to reach the stage of acceptance and rebuild a life with a “new normal.” However, when the loss is abrupt and unexpected or accompanied by violence and horror, the impact is intense to the…

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Identifying Mental And Emotional Abuse – Part 1

Source: pixabay.com Abuse can come in many forms, not all being apparent and physically visible. Mental and emotional abuse is a more nefarious kind of abuse since it’s very hard for others and even yourself or the person being abused to detect when you are in the midst of it. Abuse of this kind seeks…

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Gender Dysphoria:  Not Just About Being Gay Or Lesbian Says Therapist

What is Gender Dysphoria? Gender dysphoria or gender identity disorder is the distress an individual experiences because of feeling uncomfortable with the physical or assigned gender and the gender with which they identify themselves with.  They also feel uncomfortable and troubled with the likely role they have to take with their assigned gender. Gender Dysphoria…

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Effects Of Prolonged Emotional Abuse – Part 2 (How To Recover)

Source: pixabay.com Last week, short term and long term effects of emotional abuse were discussed. This week, it will be about recovery, but before that, a word of advice. Woman, you are beautiful and precious in your way. You must not let any man use and abuse you physically, mentally, psychologically, and emotionally. Phenomenal woman,…

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Effects Of Prolonged Emotional Abuse – Part 1

Source: pixabay.com “You are such a stupid woman.” “Useless piece of crap, that’s what you are.” “Worthless wife.” “Can’t you do anything right?” These are just some of the words women hear from their husbands, partners, or boyfriends, and yet, they silently accept it. True – words cannot create a physical wound. It can do…

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Skateboarding To Recover From Addiction

Source: maxpixel.net I have a friend named Joe, who used to struggle with drug addiction, regardless of how many therapists he has seen or how many forms of counseling he has attended. It was like a recurring pattern for him. Joe would tell his family that he wanted to turn a new leaf, then they…

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Why Seeing A Psychologist Is Good For Your Physical Health

Many of us turn to a psychologist when we struggle with mental health concerns such as depression or anxiety. This profession provides us with guidance, teaching us proper ways to cope and deal with our problems. However, it’s not just good for our mental well-being. Psychologists can also assist us in improving our physical health…

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