Denial is a psychological defense mechanism. It can also become the mechanism that keeps us trapped in addiction. Learn more about the different forms of denial, what to do if you want to escape it and how to confront someone who is in denial.
Growing up with an addicted parent is like living with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – one minute the parent can be loving, and the next demonic. It changes us,and these changes follow us into adulthood, but as we begin to heal, we can take something positive from the experience.
Insomnia and addictions recovery go hand in hand. Having sleep problems is also a major risk factor for relapse. This blog post focuses on the definition, causes, symptoms as well as effective treatment for insomnia and techniques that will help you get a good night's rest:
What are healthy boundaries and how do they work? This blog post focuses on why boundaries are crucial, the dangers of not sticking to them - especially in recovery and how to implement boundaries with the people that get to us the most - our family members. A field report: