Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a complex mental health condition that affects a significant number of people globally. This disorder is characterized by a range of symptoms, notably intense emotions, unstable relationships, and frequent struggles with managing emotions.
Physical and mental health are interconnected. The adverse health consequences of social isolation range vary from sleeplessness to lowered immune function. Loneliness is associated with higher anxiety, depression, and suicide rates. There’s a connection between mental illness and isolation, and the effect it has on people’s behaviors
When an individual struggles with substance use and addiction, their physical and mental health are inevitably affected. For those of us in recovery, finding ways to foster good mental and physical health is essential for maintaining sobriety. Regular use of a sauna is one way to improve your recovery. Sauna usage is a holistic and […]
Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up. Considering how challenging adulthood can be, avoiding grown-up responsibilities might seem great. However, Peter Pan syndrome comes with a variety of issues. One of these unfortunately is an increased risk of substance abuse. Peter Pan Syndrome Also called failure to launch, Peter Pan syndrome is basically persistent […]
Addiction is a disease that impacts how our brains function. In recovery, we must address the physical components of addiction with detoxification and abstinence along with the choices we make daily. People who are interested in incorporating complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into their recovery may want to consider chiropractic care. Chiropractic care is a […]
Coping behaviors are normal and voluntary actions that we use to change how we feel in a situation. In particular, they help us manage or tolerate stressful situations. They can help us manage both internal and external stress. Coping is generally categorized into four main types: Problem-focused: Addressing a distressing problem Emotion-focused: Efforts to reduce […]
Many of us are animal lovers, feeling at ease when petting a dog or playing with a cat. Connecting with an animal, a horse included, can be calming and create a sense of safety and purpose. Animals affect how we feel and teach us many lessons in treatment and recovery. Focused time and working with […]
Many people seek treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) or other mental health conditions after they have hit rock bottom. It can be difficult to stay positive during recovery as there can be some incredible highs and lows. However, optimism has tremendous power to impact our recovery. The process of recovery is not easy, but […]