When you come to the realization and the understanding that you are dealing with and suffering from an addiction, you may find yourself wondering how you will be able to successfully overcome your addiction. After all, you know that many people struggle to get and stay sober and that relapse is a very real possibility even after treatment. If you are a proponent of holistic medical treatment and healing, you may wonder what your holistic treatment options are for overcoming your addiction.
If you have decided to see a therapist, congratulations! You have made a positive step toward your future and your mental health. In fact, most people could benefit from seeing a therapist. The trouble comes when it is time to choose which one to see. Should you pull the first one you see out of the phone book? Should you read a bunch of reviews first? There are plenty of ways to find a good therapist, but first you need to determine what it is that you need.
Interventions are uncomfortable, difficult situations. However, they are often necessary to get your loved one the help they need for their addiction. Knowing how to stage a successful intervention will ensure that you can get the results you need the first time through. Follow these tips to stage a successful intervention. 1. Assemble a Team Assembling the right team is a critical part of holding a successful intervention. Having a team lends legitimacy to your perspective and can help push your loved one into a support group, rehab, or detox program.
Because adopting a baby is such a huge decision, you will experience many emotions during the process. Some of them will recur over and over and you may not know how to handle them. Here are three of those emotions and some tips on how you can move through them. 1. Loneliness. Since most (if not all) of your friends and family will have their families naturally, you may often find yourself feeling lonely.
Children and adolescents are being diagnosed with ADHD at alarming rates. According to Healthline, 6.4 million children in America between the ages of 5 and 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD. This statistic shows a 42% increase in children and adolescents diagnosed with ADHD over the past 8 years. With an increase in the number of children being diagnosed, the desire to find natural treatments for ADHD has also risen. With 6.
I knew that I loved my husband, but I was having a very difficult time liking him most days. My husband acted much like an overgrown teenager expecting me to do everything for him. He couldn't be bothered to put his trash in the trash can, or put his dirty laundry in the hamper or even carry his dirty dishes to the sink so that I could wash them. After about 18 years of this behavior, I finally had to find someone to go to for help. We started seeing a counselor to try to find a way for me to like him again. It has helped some. My blog will show you a few ways that counseling can help you like your spouse as much as you love him or her.