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7 Ways to Manage Addiction During the Pandemic

7 Ways to Manage Addiction During the Pandemic

We’re all affected by the coronavirus pandemic and it’s lasting much longer than any of us expected. It’s especially challenging for individuals struggling with addiction, so it’s important to prioritize your mental health and self-care. Covid-19 and Mental Health During this pandemic, there are a lot of issues that can…

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

10 Effective Ways to Build Self-Esteem

What is Self-Esteem? We’ve all heard that it’s important to have a healthy self-esteem, but what does that actually mean? Many people think that having a healthy self-esteem means loving everything about yourself, and often conflate it with being conceited or arrogant. Having a healthy self-esteem means loving yourself, which…

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

How to Reduce Stress During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic affects us all, whether it’s directly or indirectly, so it’s important to figure out ways to reduce stress and prevent us from feeling overwhelmed. Set Realistic Expectations There’s this expectation that you have to still work full time, stay connected to all of your friends and family,…

What Addiction Treatment is Right for Me?

What Addiction Treatment is Right for Me?

Many people struggle with alcohol and drug addiction. With so many different types of treatment available, how do you know what’s right for you? The good news is, you don’t have to figure it out by yourself. If you are unsure what’s best for you, a therapist can help. There…

How Avoiding Confrontation in Relationships Leads to Having Anxiety

How Avoiding Confrontation in Relationships Leads to Having Anxiety

Many people take the “try not to stir the pot” approach to relationships. Are you overly concerned about hurting the other person’s feelings? Or worried that if you state what you want it will lead to a fight? Whether it’s a family member, friend, or significant other, if you avoid…