How to Maintain Healthy Boundaries with Clients

How to Maintain Healthy Boundaries with Clients Understanding boundaries is an important step to achieving physical and emotional health. They can empower you, protect your self-esteem, and lead to healthy relationships in your personal and professional life. Boundaries are limits or rules that help us understand what is safe and permissible, when dealing with other…

Facts about seasonal depression

The Facts About Seasonal Depression

Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), is often unfairly perceived as just “feeling down” during the the times of year when temperatures drop and the days grow shorter. But in reality, it is a subset of clinical depression that has been long been observed by mental health professionals, making its first appearance in scientific literature in the mid-19th century.

a normal brain's synapses compared to that of a meth user

Why Willpower Doesn’t Work

Family members and friends who are not addicts themselves often have no comprehension of how compelled an addict feels to continue their obsessive drug seeking behavior. Once a family understands from a biochemical standpoint why their loved one is choosing drugs over their family and friends, they begin to have greater compassion for the hell their loved one is trapped in. This takes a lot of the blame out of the family relationship so that the focus can shift to treatment.