This study showed that people who scored 4 or more on the ACE questionnaire were seven times as likely to become addicted to alcohol.
I had not been aware that in my tendency to minimize or avoid, what i perceived as negative emotions, I was also not noticing what actually felt really good.
This post is meant to help you identify the various types of non-physical abuse, which include verbal abuse, emotional abuse and psychological abuse. Once identified you should be better able to know where to set boundaries in terms of expecting respect from others.
...if you don't like your therapist, and/or you think your therapist doesn't like you, you are not likely to experience the changes your are hoping for.
Suicide impacts all of us and speaks about who we are as a society. We can all work towards healing our society.
When you feel the need to withdraw, when you feel pain, restlessness, irritation, sadness or discomfort consider what it is that you actually need to care for.
A first aid kit is not a cure. It it is not meant to resolve any relationship issues, social issues or life challenges, but it might give you some energy to carry on.
Knowing what you've lost may seem like a ridiculous task, but for many people this can be more complicated than it sounds.
Despite the diagnostic criteria given for depression... there is debate within the mental health community when a diagnosis or medication is appropriate.
It is actually a book where you look up your ailment, from "broken dreams," to "tax return, fear of doing" to "cancer, having" and are given recommendations on what to read.