How Can I Learn Unconditional Self-Love?

How Can I Learn Unconditional Self-Love?

Many of us are taught at a young age that certain parts of us, certain behaviors and certain feelings are acceptable, and others aren’t. We grow up learning to reject these “unacceptable” things – the things that we feel ashamed of, the parts of us we haven’t come to terms with yet, the feelings that…

How Can I Help My Loved One Struggling with Addiction?

How Can I Help My Loved One Struggling with Addiction?

Having to watch someone we love struggle with addiction can be a very painful experience. We’re basically watching someone self-destruct and potentially ruin their lives. We have to see them suffering and in pain. We’re watching as they endanger themselves and repeatedly put themselves in harm’s way. We desperately wish we could protect them from…

Why Do We Self-Sabotage?

Why Do We Self-Sabotage?

Our addictions often bring along with them a host of other dangerous and destructive behaviors. Our addictions don’t function in isolation, meaning they are often part of a larger cycle of self-destructiveness and self-harm. Along with substance abuse, we often engage in reckless and risky behaviors that endanger us and put us in harm’s way.…

Why Do We Enable Each Other’s Addictions?

Why Do We Enable Each Other’s Addictions?

Many of us living with addiction often find ourselves in relationships with other addicts. This often happens because like attracts like; we attract to us what we are experiencing internally. We manifest our circumstances, including our relationships, based on our energy and beliefs. We attract other people who are struggling with similar fears, limiting beliefs…