Addiction, Do I Have One?

Addiction, Do I Have One?

Try this checklist? ___Do you look forward to a treat at the end of the day? ___Do you have a couple of drinks or smoke some marijuana before you go out? ___Have you used drugs when no one was around? These are just a couple of red flags, however, on page 55...
Need Help?

Need Help?

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Anxiety Exploration

I recently read about a person who has difficulty breathy 24/7 due to anxiety. My response was: Do you have asthma or a medical condition?If not, it looks like you’re sabotaging yourself. Are you creating difficulties in order to stop yourself before you start?...
Manipulating

Manipulating

Manipulating is when someone distorts the truth to get his or her way. Have you ever participated in the following? I gave you the silent treatment.I overreacted so you would back down.I will embarrass you to get my way.I will tell you lies to confuse you. Try not to...
Love. Is it real?❤

Love. Is it real?❤

LOVE boils down to a NEED. If you are referring to a significant other, LOVE is a NEED + a physical attraction. If you are referring to a family member or friend, it’s simply a NEED. I will explain… You have two aunts that you are equally fond of. One aunt...
Dying

Dying

REFLECT on the good times. DON’T waste your time, possibly your last minutes on earth, thinking about what you are loosing. Here’s a joke to lighten your mood:  My Dad and I were in Disney World, Florida, USA and we were taking the shuttle bus through the...
Depression

Depression

Don’t you hate it when people ask you if you are depressed when you’re not?  And then you think to yourself, Am I supposed to be, since you just put the idea in my head?  Explain to others that it’s helpful for them to ask, How are you feeling?...
Paying the Bills for Couples

Paying the Bills for Couples

Money is a big source of arguments.  It took my husband and me a while to get on the same page.  What worked for us was a chart on paper.   On the left side of the paper, I put all of the companies I had to pay for and due dates (ex. 11th).  Next, I made 12 boxes...
Anger!

Anger!

When you get angry do you: punch a wall?   throw things?  hurt yourself?  have bad thoughts?  think of revenge?  clean something?  act recklessly?  yell?  give yourself a headache?  cry?  give others the silent treatment?  spend money?  overeat? You’re hurting...
Complaints

Complaints

Most people don’t like to hear complaints so how can you solve your problem without being annoying? My answer: Followup your complaint with a possible solution. If you can’t think of one, ask to brainstorm solutions together.