Don’t Let the Water Go Over Your Head

Addiction begins like you’re wading into the ocean before the storm. The sand feels nice and cool while the salty water laps at your feet. It seems peaceful and calm. As the winds pick up and the water starts to groan under the waves, you feel excitement and fear. Eventually, you are deeper in the […]

Time-Management Skills that are Particularly Effective for Addiction

Managing time can be a key aspect of addiction recovery. If you manage your time well, you can make sure that there are no empty time periods where it may be tempting to fall into bad, addictive habits again. Moreover, keeping yourself productive and busy means you are doing more than thinking about, wanting, and […]

How Can I Become a Better Me?

We are born. We grow up. We go to school. We do the things we have to do, and over time, we tend to become better. It happens naturally as we make goals and strive to do things that will ultimately improve ourselves. If you don’t take the time you need to improve yourself, you […]

What Not to Do If Your Loved One is Struggling with Addiction

Being human is hard, but addiction brings in a whole mess of things to make it harder for everyone involved. It can be difficult to know how to treat a loved one struggling with addiction. What’s important, though, is to make sure you aren’t enabling their addiction by doing these things. One. Do not look […]

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Addiction?

Your loved one may be in danger. You do not know much about addiction, but you do know that someone in your life is behaving unusually. Perhaps your friend or family member is taking more risks, losing control, or simply acting suspiciously. Your loved one may have an addiction that is causing those behavioral changes. […]

How to Separate Addiction and Emotions

As women, we understand that emotions are an integral part of who we are. Some of us accept it. Some of us don’t. But either way, emotions are there. And they make us just a little bit complicated. Now put addiction into that picture. Suddenly emotions and addiction are tag-teaming and it seems impossible to […]