Addicts are prone to low self-esteem, especially in early recovery. So how can you increase your self-esteem? 4 practical tips and suggestions here.
A review of why affirmations are important in recovery. Plus, a list of affirmations you can start using today! More from Urban FLRT, the new kids on the block looking to boost your morale in recovery and beyond!
Compulsive thinking creates thought patterns that are life draining. Learn a few simple steps to change compulsive thinking here. And ask your questions about how to change thought patterns at the end.
Did you know that you can meditate while walking? Learn a simple five minute addiction recovery meditation here.
Is self-help for anxiety possible? Yes. Learn to know the difference between normal anxiety and problem anxiety. More on when to seek treatment for anxiety here.
Impulse control, drug and alcohol use, stress, and financial problems can all cause people to shoplift. A review of the compulsive nature of shoplifting and why people shoplift here.
Are some people more likely to become addicts than others? Can you predict addiction based on personality traits? More on the addictive personality here.
Can we classify addiction as an illness of the mind? Has modern psychology developed a way to use counseling to cure addiction? Do medication, electroshock, psychotherapy, and other addiction treatments work on their own to cure addiction? Your feedback is needed on this topic.
Deborah Feller is a psychotherapist who takes feelings she encounters in therapy sessions and transforms these into drawings and paintings. A highly gifted artist, she talks with us here about her work in addiction therapy and how the process of creation can help addiction professionals working with clients.
We review the symptoms, intervention and treatments possible for video game addicts, or parents of children and teens who suspect gaming addiction in their kids.