Common Myths About ADHD

It is easy to get overwhelmed by all of the information about ADHD that is floating around. Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions and myths about the disorder, which is why it is important that you carefully sift through the information you receive. Here are some of the most common myths about ADHD that you may […]

Signs of a Gambling Addiction

Gambling can quickly transform from an enjoyable pastime into a dangerous obsession. Whether a person spends time in casinos or gambles online from his computer, he may be at risk for becoming a compulsive gambler. A gambling addiction is an impulse-control disorder, and it can occur even when a person does not gamble on a […]

Measuring Your Emotional Temperature

Life is full of struggles and hassles, and you can easily become worn out, stressed and depressed if you allow yourself to feel deeply about each obstacle that you face during the day. By taking your emotional temperature, you can monitor your reactions so that you are better equipped to face a variety of issues […]

Reconnecting as a Couple After Having Children

Many couples find that their relationship changes once they have children. They struggle with feeling as though they are no longer important or valued, and they may feel as though the relationship has been pushed aside by the day-to-day struggles of raising children. If you and your partner are feeling as though you are drifting […]

Teenagers and Cutting

  Today’s teenagers are faced with a great deal of stress, and they don’t always have the ability to cope with their hectic schedules, peer pressure and all that they must face while in school. This causes some teens to turn to unhealthy habits, including drugs, alcohol and self-harm. Cutting is becoming more prevalent among […]

Should I Take Antidepressants?

Many people suffer from depression, but not everyone who has the disorder wants to take medicine for it. They may be afraid of the side effects, or they may think that taking medicine will make them feel inferior or weak. However, depression can have serious consequences if it is not treated. If you are suffering […]

Learning to Live with Schizophrenia

There have been many publications and reports about schizophrenia, but most people do not fully understand the disorder. If you have schizophrenia, you may be faced with the stigma that is attached to the disorder, which can make you feel ashamed. It is important that you learn as much as possible about your diagnosis so […]

Health Risks Associated with Depression

Depression is a serious issue, and it affects much more than your mental health. Serious depression can cause you to feel sick and can keep you from properly caring for yourself. Here are some of the dangerous risks that are associated with depression. Diabetes Depression can cause you to take up some bad habits, such […]

Breakthrough Addiction Treatments

Statistics show that millions of Americans suffer from addiction, but only a small percentage of them are seeking treatment so that they can move forward and live healthier lives. While traditional treatment options have been beneficial for some of these addicts, they are not helpful for everyone. That is why specialists have been creating new […]

Approaching the Topic of Divorce with Your Spouse

If you have been living in a difficult marriage, you may feel drained, exhausted and weary, and you may have decided that a divorce will be the best option for you and your partner. However, it is very important that you approach your spouse carefully about your decision because your initial conversation can affect how […]