Addiction can affect your mind for years after your initial bout with substance abuse. That’s why American Addiction Centers and other organizations dedicated to rehabilitation treat addiction recovery as an ongoing process, rather than a one-time event.
Sugar: not so sweetThe sour side of processed sugarBy Jami HannaDonuts and ice cream and chocolate, oh my! They taste SO good. One bite is never enough. Unfortunately, over-indulging in sweets causes health problems that may be silently killing us.
When a loved one is struggling with an addiction, it can be difficult to determine how to best help them. In many cases, those who are battling an addiction are not open to help, and can actually be staunchly against help from a loved one.
One of the proudest moments was when your friend or loved one decided to get treatment for themselves for their drug addiction. Such a dramatic change to their life will have a positive impact on their behavior, relationships, health and overall lifestyle. Yet they can still use your help during the rest of the recovery treatment since it requires a life-long process to abstain from future alcohol and drug use. Here are 5 ways you can help someone so they can stay sober.1: Understand Their Triggers
After the influx and outpour of emotions surrounding the entire recovery process, finally landing the job can both feel like a blessing, and your ticket to true freedom- while eliciting feelings of dread at the same. Being nervous about going back to work is normal, expected- and easily avoidable with a few mental calming techniques. Remember landing the job signals you’re ready to get on with your life, and carve a new path in the progression of attaining your measurable goals- and should bring you one step closer to achieving self actualization.
Addiction is a powerful and complex disease that affects individuals of all ages, types, and from all different backgrounds. However, while it can affect anyone, some people seem to be more vulnerable to addiction and its effects. In fact, sex, mental well-being, cultural background and other factors may be extremely important when it comes to the causes and effects of substance abuse and addiction. Keep reading for more on addiction, including information on what makes some people more susceptible than others. Addiction and the Sexes
Am I addicted? Now, I have struggled with the typical examples of addiction in my past, and I have overcome them. So I started doing a little research, and I found that there are theories regarding positive addiction.