Corporeal punishment, shame, and embarrassment have been some methods societies have used over time to stop drinking. But do these methods work? And how can you stop an alcoholic from drinking?
Unresolved trauma can fuel addiction. But what does trauma do to the mind and body? And how can we addicts move beyond early childhood trauma or abuse and stop the cycle of addiction? Get answers from a licensed clinical social worker here.
Life coaches can enhance your recovery, and can even do coaching online. Life coach and former business man, Keith Bray, explains more about life coaching online and how addiction coaching works.
Three cognitive behavioral therapy ideas you can implement from home. If you want to see a counselor or therapist for a drinking or drug problem, learn how to prepare for behavior therapy for possible substance abuse here.
Here we offer a brief history of post modern American addictions, starting with alcoholic drinking. What’s your opinion on the historical root of our modern social health problem. Is alcoholism the mother of all addictions?
We have heard that addiction is a “family disease”. But what is a codependent? And what does it mean to be co-dependent? We present introductory ideas of what is means to be addicted to an addict here, and why it is important to seek recovery for co-dependency.
What does codependence have in common with addiction? Lots. More about how codependents get addicted to chaos, addicted to addicts, and struggle with control from Rabbi Shais Taub here.
Evaluate your self esteem after addiction with this simple exercise. Then, start to build your low self esteem by being honest. More on self esteem and addiction here.
How can recovery happen? Yet again, Rabbi Taub helps us understand the “self” in relationship to a Higher Power and helps us prepare for miracles in recovery. Contemplate what it takes to pray for a miracle in addiction recovery here.
Video conferencing with an addiction counselor can be less expensive, more comfortable and more flexible than traditional face-to-face therapy. Consider these and other advantages to working with an addiction counselor from the comfort of your own home.