A day doesn’t go by anymore without hearing about the epidemic of alcohol and drug use. It has become the routine of the news. Drug busts, friend’s overdose, a mother’s tears from her son being shot are the sad stories that dilute the real tragedy: the inability to get off a spinning and spiraling cycle. There are those who are on the merry go round of addictions, those who love them and can’t pull them off, and those who want to jump off. So, how do we jump off from the spinning effects? Check out some ways to silence the chatter of the addicted mind.
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There are times that life gets in the way. The unexpected too often interferes with the goals we are trying to accomplish. Would you like to see a technique that can fight back at the interference? Read more to find out how to achieve a more stressless way of living.
History confirms instances where our minds heal our bodies. How encouraging if such a technique can change how we feel and make us well. It’s called the placebo effect. Can it really make way for a better life? Let’s look at some situations and see how it works.
Is there something you need to face? Maybe it’s losing a few extra pounds, or just finding ways to make a relationship work. There are so many challenges we face. Politics, crime, severe weather, business dealings and relationships are challenges always changing. To prevent stagnation, challenges that impact our space, and complicate our outlook need to be faced.
Grieving is difficult. We grieve losses of family and friends, and even our pets. Lost or stolen objects can also be a source for grieving. Such setbacks can take a toll in our quality of living. A flood of sadness, anger, guilt and sometimes fear interfere with our dreams and it becomes difficult to make rational decisions. Sadly, it takes time to manage the journey of loss, and to deal with the depression that follows.
We are either growing or withering. Not knowing yourself is like being blindfolded and asked to follow a trail to the path of somewhere. And, you will end up somewhere. Not knowing can create anxiety, sadness, low self esteem and difficulty in relationships.
The new year offers hope for a better life. We look forward to it with promises of a better life. Read how to make the best of what’s to come.
It’s the time of the year where many of us rush through the days wondering how to get everything done. Time seems limited and there are far too many things to do. Stress is at its height. This is the season where we crave good relationships and good food.
Think about how many times you may say to yourself “I have something you don’t have.” Most of the time we are not even aware of this self-serving message. What is it the temptation to silently boast? It’s called the EGO. Here’s a thought to spread a different message.