Coping with Grief at Thanksgiving

Coping with Grief at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is known as a time for celebrating not only gratitude but also our special bonds with family and friends. Many of us are grieving losses, and because the holidays are associated with spending quality time with loved ones, we can feel the pain of our grief that much more acutely this time of year.…

How Can I Develop Emotional Resilience?

How Can I Develop Emotional Resilience?

Developing emotional resilience requires that we change our perspective – on ourselves, on our addictions, on life in general. Many of us have been conditioned to strive for perfection, and we’re taught that anything less than perfect is wrong and unlovable. We think of our challenges as burdens, and we run from difficulty. This mentality…