Moms: Embracing the Challenges

Moms: Embracing the Challenges Taking on a new identity of being a mom requires self- acceptance, grieving, and grace. The process of this change of identity can feel like a beautiful transformation for some, and a crisis for others. No matter where in the process a woman may be, there is always room for healing and
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Excessive Internet Use & Your Brain

With digital devices and Internet access available almost everywhere, it is no surprise that many people are beginning to find themselves rarely “unplugged.” By not unplugging, there is a greater risk for sleep deprivation, deterioration of social skills, depression, anxiety, relationship stress and a decrease in productivity. Information speedily available, entertainment right at our fingertips,
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Am I Addicted to Digital Devices or the Internet?

Am I Addicted to Digital Devices or the Internet?   Adult Test Instructions: Enter the number that you identify most with for each question. Add the total score to determine if your relationship with your digital devices is problematic. 0-  Never or rarely 1-  Occasionally (seems to be able to control it). 2-  Often (several
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How Is Alcohol Affecting My Life?

Alcohol, although accepted cross culturally and a part of most social gatherings is also the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. About 75% of men and 66% of women are drinkers. In the United States alone, over 18.6 billion people have a serious problem with alcohol (“The Addiction Professional: Manual for Counselor
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Do I Have A Problem With Drinking?

Contemplating whether or not you have a problem with drinking may be an indicator that there is a problem. A person’s awareness of how alcohol is negatively impacting their life is going to be a great asset on their journey towards recovery and health. Below is a list of some indicators for having a problem
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Alcohol: Recovery, Healing & Wholeness

Recovering from problematic alcohol use ought to be tailored to the individual who is suffering. Some may require a medical detoxification, while others may utilize an in-patient recovery setting, intensive outpatient services, 12 step support groups, psychotherapy, or other community, religious, or mental health support services. Wherever a person’s journey into recovery began, the physical,
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