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Silent Night, Lonely Night? 8 Small Ways to Resist Rumination & Isolation During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be a beautiful, cozy, wonderful time of year. However, many of us feel lonely during this season. Winter weather, family challenges, and holiday stress can all increase feelings of loneliness.

Silent Night, Lonely Night? 8 Small Ways to Resist Rumination & Isolation During the Holidays2018-12-10T17:11:57+00:00

Strategies to Keep Your Self Safe and Sober Amid Holiday Celebrations

Many people are able to enjoy the occasional drink or drug use. In fact, holiday celebrations often include alcohol. They may include marijuana and other drugs. If you struggle with addiction or substance misuse, then this time of year can be especially challenging. After all, there are a lot of triggers during the holiday season. [...]

Strategies to Keep Your Self Safe and Sober Amid Holiday Celebrations2018-11-28T13:37:34+00:00

Over it? How to Tell if You’re Suffering Burnout, Depression, or Both

We often hear people say, “I’m so burned out.” We also hear people say, “I’m so depressed.” In other words, people commonly feel some of the symptoms of both burnout and depression.bHowever, these are two serious conditions. If you’re facing clinical depression or serious burnout, then you may need help to recover.

Over it? How to Tell if You’re Suffering Burnout, Depression, or Both2018-11-12T19:46:59+00:00

How Mood Issues Can Lead to Sex Addiction

You’ve become burdened by the emotional and mental toll of your sex addiction. The lies, sneaking around, and sexual health risks have buried you in shame and regret. You feel like a slave to your addiction, but feel that recovery is out-of-reach. What’s worse is the fear of being consumed by the despair, isolation, and [...]

How Mood Issues Can Lead to Sex Addiction2018-10-09T14:01:38+00:00

8 Effective Ways to Combat Depression You May Not Have Considered

There are many effective ways to combat depression. You have probably tried the obvious solutions yourself. Sometimes, it takes unusual methods of depression treatment to manage the condition. It's almost as if you have to catch depression by surprise, just like it can catch you by surprise.

8 Effective Ways to Combat Depression You May Not Have Considered2018-09-25T19:06:55+00:00

How to Cope When Substance Withdrawal Fuels Depression

The physical act of withdrawal is difficult, uncomfortable, and can feel incredibly painful. Your body is finally relinquishing its need for a substance that it’s depended on for a substantial amount of time. You may be thinking that after the withdrawal process, your recovery will be easier; physically you may be right, but you need to prepare for the emotional next steps.

How to Cope When Substance Withdrawal Fuels Depression2018-09-10T19:28:13+00:00