My family never imagined we’d have to endure all that transpired in our lives over the past two years. If I didn’t have the relationship I have with Jesus Christ, one that brings me closer to God, I may not have walked through this very well at all, nor be the glue that held us … Continue reading A Family’s Perspective: Battling Addiction – Part 1
We live within a society were we rely heavily on technology, whether it be using our laptops to tablets to satellite navigation within our cars to get from point A to point B and of course our phones. When we look back when we were younger or even at our parents and grandparents day, we … Continue reading Preventing or ending a phone addiction – yes, it’s a real thing!!
There is a lot of stigma towards mental illness but I was involved in a situation where I felt it firsthand.
It doesn’t matter how many times I have to pass or say no when someone asks me if I want a drink – it’s always hard and it’s always awkward. Peer pressure isn’t just in high school folks.
I tried to remember what it felt like for my family to be whole. I wondered if I would ever feel that way again.
Time To Change is a U.K. based organization to help end the stigma and discrimination against mental illness. Their web-site provides information and links to help those who want to get involved, whether they've been personally affected by mental illness or not. The web-site provides resources such as pamphlets, booklets, posters, and more to help … Continue reading Time To Change – U.K.
Before doing something impulsively, many of us are able to control our urge to want to do it. However, those who suffer froma impulse control disorder (or ICD) cannot - putting them at higher risk for harming themselves or others. Some formal ICDs include: pathological gambling (PG), kleptomania, trichotillomania (TTM), compulsive skin picking, and more. … Continue reading Impulse Control Disorders (ICD)
Ah - it's finally Friday! Which means it's finally the weekend. The thing we've been most excited for all week. As the weekend approaches, this usually means that most of us will hvae a drink, or a few. But if you're one of those people who are partaking in consuming alcohol, I"ll be giving a … Continue reading How to drink responsibly
According to Google, gambling is when you “take risky action in the hope of a desired result”.
Here are some ways to gamble safely.