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

The experience of grief is different for everyone, and it has no timetable. Grieving, however, is a necessary part of the coping and healing processes. — Jacqueline Pearce, MSEd, MHC 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…

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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. The general…

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

Source: pixabay.com Although it is most often thought of in terms of intimate partner relationships, emotional abuse can occur in other types of relationships as well. Parent-child relationships, for example, can be marked by emotional abuse, sometimes continuing well into adulthood. —  Betsy Smith, MEd, LPC-S Last week, short term and long term effects of emotional…

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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

People who endorse the belief that they can circumvent obstacles that get in the way of their goals are more successful. Not because of magical abilities or thoughts. More simply, people with “pathways thinking” access their mental energy more readily and devote greater effort to pursue the goals that they care about. — Todd B….

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