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counseling to get past a great loss

Sometimes things can get to be more than you can handle. I know this from my own personal experience. I suffered a great loss and after a year of trying to cope with that loss on my own, I knew that it was time for me to reach out for some help. I was missing work, didn't want to do much of anything and just didn't feel like myself. I started seeing a counselor each week, and it has helped. If you are struggling to recover after a loss, this blog may be able to help you find the help you need to get past it.

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counseling to get past a great loss

    Tips For Staying Calm While In Recovery

    If you have just started to take the first steps towards sobriety, chances are good that any sort of stress is going to feel as though it's about to destabilize your efforts at recovery. Whatever substances you were addicted to are going to seem far more tempting when you are feeling sad, angry, or simply anxiety-riddled. As a result, it is in your best interest to keep your anxiety to a minimum and maintain serenity as much as you can.

    Control Anger Before It Controls You: 3 Tips For Adults With ADHD

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, affects approximately 4% to 5% of all adults in the U.S. Adults suffering from ADHD tend to be more impulsive and emotional; this disorder manifests itself in clinical symptoms such as difficulties in following direction, in remembering information, in concentrating and in controlling emotions. Adults with ADHD tend to have trouble controlling their anger, and many require anger management. If you happen to be in this situation, you can learn to control your anger before it controls you.

    Dealing With A Spouse's Drug Or Alcohol Addiction: Options For You

    When you are married to a person who is suffering from an addiction to drugs or alcohol, the situation can be tough for not only your spouse but also for you and the rest of your family. The problem can be that the focus of the treatment and recovery process is often on the person with the addiction leaving their spouse and family members to fend for themselves. However, there are options available to help the whole family as well as the addicted person.

    Intimacy Problems? Try A Homemade Candle To Spice Up The Moment

    You and your partner are having a few difficulties in the bedroom, which is putting a damper on your relationship. You should definitely see a counselor about this, and you can also consider enhancing your intimate moments with a homemade natural candle.  Secrets Within Your Homemade Candle Believe it or not, there are some scents that help induce relaxation and promote sexual desire, just a bit. The following are some of the scents that you should pay attention to:

    New Years Resolutions That Will Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Children

    2016 is finally here! As you make your new year's resolutions, now is the time to think about your relationship with your child. There are many resolutions that can help you strengthen your relationship with your child and solidify the bond you two share. The following resolutions are relatively simple changes that can help you and your child have a healthy relationship. 1. Minimize phone time when you're with your kids.

    H.O.W. – 3 Parts Of Addiction Recovery A Mental Health Counselor Can Help Build

    Beginning a new life of recovery from addiction can be challenging. Three of the most vital things you must learn are honesty, openness and willingness to change. Consulting with a mental health professional can help you perfect these three important characteristics to improve your chances of a successful recovery from any addiction. Honesty Stepping forward into a life free of addiction is going to require you to be honest. You will need to be honest about your addiction and, most of all, honest about your part in creating your addictive situation.

    Overcoming Your PTSD From An Abusive Relationship: Tips For You

    When you have recently gotten out of an abusive relationship, you may find yourself in a tough and unfamiliar situation. While you are relieved to be out of a bad situation, you may continue to relive the experience in your mind, feel anxious or panicked, and even be fearful all the time. These feelings are attributable to PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) that can be the result of continued abuse. Get to know some of the ways that you can treat and overcome your PTSD so that you can put your abusive relationship behind you once and for all.

    Tips For Raising A Child That Cares About The Environment

    If you care deeply about the environment, humanity's effect on the environment, and what people can do as individuals to help reduce the carbon footprint and turn back some of the damage, you probably want you child to care about these things too. However, raising a child that cares about these types of causes can be difficult because you can't simply explain the importance of the environment to a child in terms that adults would understand and expect your child to understand as well.