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How To Master & Control Your Emotions Daily

Emotions can either drive you or derail you. Many people struggle to have control over their emotions. However, it is important to understand we do not need to be at the mercy of our emotions. A recent article reviews the book How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, by renowned psychologist Lisa . . . . Continue Reading


Gaslighting: What Is It and What Are the Signs?

Even if you do not know what “gaslighting” is, the chances are high that you have experienced it.  I never knew what gas lighting meant until I read about it, however after learning the definition, I know I’ve experienced gaslighting countless times in various relationships. So what on earth is gaslighting? Gaslighting is defined as . . . . Continue Reading


Six Signs and Symptoms to Observe in Eating Disorders

How to know if someone is anorexic or bulimic and how you can help. Eating disorders affect millions of people year round. The psychological, emotional and physical effects of eating disorders like anorexia, bingeing, bulimia and exercise bulimia are incredibly taxing on a person’s health. It is important to acknowledge the signs and behaviors of . . . . Continue Reading


Florida Senate Unanimously Pass Sober Home Cleanup Bill

On Thursday, the Florida Senate unanimously passed the controversial sober home cleanup bill. The bill would crack down on shady business practices in the drug-treatment industry.  Officially Senate Bill 788, the bill was sponsored by Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth and landed on a special order calendar and passed Thursday evening. The bill would target shady . . . . Continue Reading


Lucy Hale Opens Up About Overcoming Insecurity and Becoming Sober

  The first time I heard about “Pretty Little Liars,” I was sitting in my local movie theater with my sister.  A trailer for the show came on, and we learned the tale of four girls determined to discover who murdered their best friend, Alison. “We have to watch that!” I whispered to my sister. . . . . Continue Reading


‘True Blood’ Star Stephen Moyer Talks About Alcohol Addiction

Were you a fan of the show True Blood? True Blood star Stephen Moyer recently opened up about his past struggles with alcoholism. During a panel for a treatment center in Santa Monica, 45-year-old Moyer focused on his 14-years of sobriety. Moyer says he has been sober long enough that when he goes out to . . . . Continue Reading


How to Exercise with Depression Even When It Feels Impossible

The one thing most people underestimate about depression is how exhausting it can be. Every task or chore feels like it takes an insane amount of energy. Unfortunately, one of the best ways to overcome depression is through regular physical activity. Exercise is proven to help with feelings of depression, yet for those who suffer . . . . Continue Reading


‘Facts of Life’ Star Charlotte Rae Opens Up About Long Term Sobriety

You take the good You take the bad You take them both and there you have The facts of life The facts of life Remember The Facts of Life? It was a beloved ‘80s sitcom with a catchy theme song. Personally, I loved it. The show was a bit before my time, but I have . . . . Continue Reading


Sex Addiction: Unraveling Fact from Fiction

Sexuality can be a healthy experience for some, and a tumultuous experience for others. When it comes to sex addiction, there is a lot misunderstood. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5) does not classify sex addiction as a real addiction nor is there a clear treatment path. Some would argue sex addiction is not an . . . . Continue Reading


Do You Think You Have an Addictive Personality?

Do you think you have an addictive personality? You are not alone. In fact, this is a highly common statement made specifically among those with a history of addictions. Some people believe they have a natural tendency to become addicted to stuff. However, is there any merit behind the concept of an addictive personality? To . . . . Continue Reading