Top Anxiety and Depression Symptoms

Top Anxiety and Depression Symptoms Anxiety and depression are two conditions which may seem to be alike in many aspects, but are in fact very different, as anxiety and depression symptoms vary. Here is an in-depth look on the top anxiety and depression symptoms. What is anxiety? Anxiety is common. It is the feeling of [...]

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Bibliotherapy Helps With Grief and Depression

Bibliotherapy Helps With Grief and Depression In a world where many are struggling with issues like depression, anxiety, anger, and other negative emotions, the rise of unique therapies is no surprise. What works for one person might not be as beneficial for another and oftentimes the combination of different therapies works quite well. Bibliotherapy is [...]

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Addiction Grief–Denial and Anger

Addiction Grief--Denial and Anger Addiction grief has many things in common with the grief we feel in other situations of significant loss. People in recovery undergo a process of loss as they give up substance use and the life that supported it for sobriety. While it may seem counter-intuitive that losing an addiction would be [...]

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When Grief Comes Back – Coping with Losses

When Grief Comes Back – Coping with Losses   When grief comes back after a period of time of thinking that you’ve overcome it, it can be pretty traumatic. When you’re dealing with an addiction, and grief on top of it, these negative feelings can really take you by storm. It’s hard when you think [...]

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Tips for Coping With Holiday Depression

Tips for Coping With Holiday Depression With the holidays right around the corner, there will be many people who struggle with depression. You may be one of them. Yes, loneliness around the holidays is certainly common, sending some into a deep depression. Does this sound like you or someone you know? Have you lost someone [...]

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Overcoming Sorrow–Healing from the Losses of Addiction

Overcoming Sorrow--Healing from the Losses of Addiction Overcoming sorrow in recovery is a significant process for everyone who has been addicted. There are many losses that occur in active addiction. And, they are not limited by far to material possessions. Addiction causes us to lose internal things as well such as self-respect, self-esteem, hope and [...]

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When Your Heart Hurts – Grief and Recovery

When Your Heart Hurts – Grief and Recovery   When your heart hurts, it makes life a little bit harder to live. Grief has a way of taking it’s toll on us, and when you’re in recovery, you’re likely to struggle a little bit more. Many people are afraid of the depth of these feelings. [...]

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Resolving Loss–Grief in Addiction Recovery

Resolving Loss--Grief in Addiction Recovery Resolving loss and grief issues is never easy, but it is necessary for good health and a successful, happy life. It is also necessary for sustained addiction recovery. While loss and grief are natural parts of everyone's life, the lives of people with addictions are particularly fraught with the need [...]

By | September 19th, 2016|Blog, Coping with Grief|Comments Off on Resolving Loss–Grief in Addiction Recovery

How to Survive Addicted Parents and Childhood Trauma

Surviving Addicted Parents and Childhood Trauma Surviving addicted parents, and the trauma of their addictions, can be an enormous and painful challenge. Even long into adulthood, the pain of having addicted parents can linger, causing everyday life to be very difficult. If you grew up in a family with at least one addicted parent, you [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|Blog, Coping with Grief|Comments Off on How to Survive Addicted Parents and Childhood Trauma

Time – Does it Really Heal All things?

Time – Does it Really Heal All things?   They say that time heals all things but does it really? Do you ever feel like things aren’t getting better even though it’s been a while? You’re not alone. Lots of people feel like they are going through life and taking their time for things to get [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|Blog, Coping with Grief|Comments Off on Time – Does it Really Heal All things?