Coping with Loneliness

Coping with Loneliness

Loneliness is one of the emotions we associate with negativity. We don’t want to feel it, so we reject it and do whatever we can not to have to feel it. For many of us, it can be a driving factor behind our addictions. We’re afraid to be lonely, so we distract ourselves with dating…

How Do I Know if I Have Unhealed Trauma?

How Do I Know if I Have Unhealed Trauma?

A great many of us have endured traumatic experiences, and many of us have yet to heal from them. How can we know if we still have unhealed trauma that we haven’t resolved? The answer to this question lies in examining our patterns – our behavioral patterns, our emotions, our thought patterns, our relationships and…

How Can I Heal My Depression?

How Can I Heal My Depression?

Depression and addiction very often coincide with one another, and for many of us, we are struggling with both at the same time. Working to heal our depression can work wonders for our addiction recovery. There is no magic solution to healing depression, and just like each of us has so many different experiences and…

What Makes Someone Depressed

What Makes Someone Depressed

Having depression is a serious mental illness. You could be depressed for one particular reason, a variety of reasons, or maybe you do not even know yourself. It is important to find out what the trigger is to your depression so that you know what to tell a therapist when you go into treatment. Depression…