Overcoming the stronghold of addiction is an intense and rigorous process. Research has shown that people who regularly integrate spiritual practices in their life are less likely to relapse into alcohol and drugs.
Depression is often an emotional reaction to overwhelming circumstances: We may find ourselves in a situation where we feel helpless, so we disengage emotionally. We may feel angry but unable to show it. We may feel frustrated but unsafe to vent it. We may feel burdened but inadequate to bear it. Since we can’t seem …
When Robert sought counseling, he was practically immobilized by fear. The employee assistance program at his work had authorized him to attend some therapy sessions due to his dramatic loss of productivity on the job. Over the course of therapy, we looked at Robert’s past employment, where he was presently, and where he hoped to …
For Carol, Michael, and Jill, anger penetrated from the core of their depression. For Carol, it was anger toward her ex-husband for continuing to exert control over her life, via the children. For Michael, it was anger toward his friend for taking his own life. And for Jill, it was anger toward the inevitable health …
It is because we have so much invested in our online personas – which we seemingly control, more so than in real life – that the prospect of disconnecting can feel devastating.
The latest in brain science shows that people with a history of depression have smaller hippocampus than those who have no such history.
It is not possible to measure up to other people’s expectations. Every man must come face-to-face with his own inadequacies.
Pornography promises to make you feel like more of a man and then works to strip away the values of manhood.
If you entertain the thought of disconnecting from all things tech for a while, this tech detox experience may give you some idea of what you have to look forward to.
The truth that naturally flows from knowing who you are can be a mighty wind. Accept it and find a way to use that energy to chart a new course.