Category Archives: Addiction

What to Do If You’re Worried a Loved One Has an Addiction Problem

Photo Credit: Pixabay What to Do If You’re Worried a Loved One Has an Addiction Problem Coming to the realization that a loved one has an addiction problem can conjure up an abundance of emotions, but the worst thing you can … Continue reading

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How Families Can Handle A Loved One’s Addiction

How Families Can Handle a Loved One’s Addiction   So you’re ready for your loved one to get help for addiction, but he or she isn’t open to the idea. You’re not alone. Most addicts are unwilling patients. Usually, a … Continue reading

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Ways for Those in Addiction Recovery to Facilitate a Healthier Lifestyle

Ways for Those in Addiction Recovery to Facilitate a Healthier Lifestyle How to Incorporate an Exercise Plan During This Time Photo courtesy of Unsplash Addiction can claim your life in more ways than one. It robs you of your independence, … Continue reading

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Addiction: Can You Really Create a New You?

New Year, New You: Putting Your Addiction Behind You You may have been derailed, but now you’re in the process of getting your life back on track. It’s time to break out of your comfort zone and live the life … Continue reading

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Problem Drinking – Can You Just Cut Back?

Problem Drinking – Can You Just Cut Back?  Some call this Moderation Management, Controlled Drinking and a host of other names. I’ve had several clients in my Sausalito office that say they are drinking too much, drinking too often, some … Continue reading

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How to succeed in making a change.

How to succeed in making a change… How do you actually succeed in changing a habit, losing weight, becoming tidy, exercising regularly, meditating and more? How can you create habits or small changes that help you have the life you need … Continue reading

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Alcohol A Problem? Can Medication Curb Alcohol Cravings?

Alcohol A Problem? Can Medication Curb Alcohol Cravings? Are you as happy as you want to be? Is your life turning out the way you thought it would — hoped it would? Do you have the friends and love in your … Continue reading

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Verbal Abuse Destroys

Verbal Abuse Destroys. It’s a Scorched Earth Approach. Want a divorce? Want out of a relationship? Unhappy with yourself, so you direct your anger at another? Want your most dependable employees to quit? Have your children hate you? Want to … Continue reading

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Pulling your hair out? Maybe it’s trichotillomania?

Pulling your hair out? Maybe it’s trichotillomania? It’s pronounced trick-o-till-o-mania. I’ve seen a number of clients who suffer from “Trich”. It is often a devastating, embarrassing condition. What is it? There are many manifestations but the most common are pulling … Continue reading

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How You Can Help Your Addict

How to Support Someone With an Addiction or in Recovery Self-Care Comes First Take care of yourself first. Take extra care of yourself at this time. Set a stellar example of someone who takes care of themselves properly: eat very … Continue reading

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