Guest Post by Aurora McCausland If your spouse suffers from anxiety, whether chronically or sporadically, it can put a lot of pressure on you, as their partner, to help them with their anxiety. The most important thing to remember, is that you aren’t responsible for it, and you can’t directly change them. Often, the best thing … More 5 Ways to Help Calm an Anxious Spouse
Guest article by Jake Moreno Addiction recovery treatment programs are divided into two groups: inpatient and outpatient. The fundamental difference between them is that inpatient care involves residing in a rehab center for the extent of their treatment and outpatient care involves staying at home and attending treatment during the day. Inpatient rehab has a … More How to Get the Most out of Outpatient Treatment
Guest article by Cloe Matheson Spending time in nature is good for all of us and should be one of our highest priorities. The beneficial effects of nature aren’t too difficult to obtain. Even just looking at gorgeous, oxygen-giving indoor plants can help us feel happier – and going outside can help us relax almost … More How Spending Time in Nature Can Benefit Your Mental Health
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Guest post by Jana Price It is very common for those who struggle with substance abuse to also struggle with an additional mental illness or disorder. One of the more common dual diagnoses with Substance Abuse is Bipolar Disorder. More than half of those seeking treatment for Bipolar Disorder are also in treatment for substance … More Guest Post: Bipolar Disorder and Substance Abuse
By David James If there’s one topic which appears regularly in the media at the moment, it’s mental health. It might be celebrities coming clean about their previous hidden mental health problems, or journalists and pressure groups highlighting the chronic under-funding of our health services over the last few years. I often think… is this epidemic … More Guest Post: The Mental Health Benefits of High Concentration Sports
“You can’t beat addiction out of somebody,” he said. “You can’t yell loud enough to get them to stop. When I was in active addiction, nobody hated me more than me. I despised myself, couldn’t look in the mirror and wanted to die almost every day.” For guest article, “Tough Love Doesn’t Work: A New … More This is Why Tough Love Won’t Work
Submitted by: Ben Sedley. You can learn more about Ben and his counselling practice at this link. Written by: Ben Sedley. You can learn more about Ben and his counselling practice at this link. Ben has also written an excellent book, Stuff that Sucks: A Teen’s Guide to Accepting What You Can’t Change and Committing to What You Can (The … More WANTED! The Word “Just”! For Killing Compassion.
When you take a step, your step is more than a step. Even tiny steps will keep you going in a worthwhile direction. ___ Imagine if you met someone sitting at a train station who told everyone how great it is to go West. “West is the way of the future,” he says. “We should … More Are You Having Trouble Taking Your Next Step?
ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is one of the numerous psychiatric disorders I have encountered. Through these encounters I have seen the impact that this disorder has on someone’s mental well being and those around them. Managing ADHD is hard enough on its own and throwing recovery into the mix can be a lot to handle. … More Managing ADHD in Recovery