Three Bold Self-Soothing Techniques to Help You Stay Strong During Recovery

When you are planning to start an addiction-treatment program, you are bravely facing your addiction and making the commitment to do something about it. That's one of the most important steps of all. One of the good things about an addiction-treatment center is that you have support around you all the time and whenever you need it. Private counseling, group therapy, and 12-step meetings can all offer invaluable support. However, you have a formidable foe in the addiction, and it's important to be proactive about caring for yourself when temptation gets strong. Read More 

Opiate Addiction: Advice For Family Members

If someone you love is addicted to opiates, it can be a scary and frustrating experience. Opiates are quickly becoming one of the most common forms of drugs that people get addicted to. If someone in your family is struggling with this addiction, you may feel helpless to do anything about it. Here are some useful tips to help you cope as well as handle your family member's addiction and hopefully get them on the road to sobriety and recovery. Read More 

Three Ways To Make Family Counseling Constructive In Between Appointments

If your family is partaking in family counseling to help your family unit, many times counselors will give individual family members topics or issues to work on in between visits. There are a few things that you can do to try to motivate your family to take the process seriously and stay engaged until your next family therapy session. Here are three ways to keep the family counseling process constructive and ongoing. Read More 

How To Save A Marriage With Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

You might feel that it is normal for your partner to have a very unstable mood and to treat your relationship as if it is perfect or terrible, all within the span of a few hours. However, your partner could be suffering from borderline personality disorder. This personality disorder is called "borderline" because it is considered to be very close to other mental disorders. This disorder can place a major strain on your marriage. Read More 

Boosting Morale In The Workplace

If you have noticed that morale has been down in your company, then you want to do all you can to change that. When the morale is down it can lead to more missed days, an increase in employee turnover,  a decrease in productivity, disagreements between employees and even poor customer service. Learn about some of the ways you can raise the morale in your company by reading the information provided in this article. Read More