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Common Signs of Porn Addiction

With the porn industry booming out of control, many families are scrambling to pick up the pieces of a fragmented home. Often from spotting the signs of porn addiction within one of the married family members. While sex addiction treatment is sometimes necessary, a new need for porn addiction treatment is rising. According to recent…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

As the month of May approaches, many people across the country prepare to raise awareness of mental health disorders by celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month. During this month, people will seek to shine the light on the struggles of various mental illnesses. This is also a time to dispel the shame of mental illness. Sex…

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Signs and Symptoms of Anorexia

What are the symptoms of anorexia? Do you suspect someone you love of having this deadly eating disorder? If they do suffer anorexia, how can they get the help they need? About Symptoms of Anorexia According to the National Eating Disorders Association, your loved one’s chances for recovery increase when they get anorexia nervosa treatment…

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Purging vs Non Purging Bulimia

When most people think of bulimia, they think of one type of eating disorder. That is, they imagine someone who binges on an excessive amount of food in a short time, then purging that food by vomiting or using laxatives. But this sole view of bulimia is in error. In fact, there are multiple types…

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Going Out, Without

Alcohol has been used in times of celebration for over 9,000 years*! It is seen as a staple necessity for parties and holidays in today’s society. While some are able to participant in some friendly boozing on occasion, many are not able to control their consumption and begin to spiral down a dark path. For…

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

We live in a society where we often feel pressure on all sides: pressure to be a better parent, pressure to be a better partner, pressure to do a better job at work, pressure to be a better person, pressure to make better choices, pressure to be at a certain place in our recovery. The…

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Common Sex Addiction Symptoms

Everywhere you turn today, you have access to highly sexualized images through ads, music lyrics, videos, and internet sites. For most people, this exposure remains in healthy balance with the rest of their lifestyle. However, for some people, sex addiction takes over their lives, derailing them from healthy relationships and other life goals. If you…

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Is Valium Addictive?

Valium is the brand name for diazepam. Doctors prescribe it for anxiety and muscle spasms. This medication falls under the benzodiazepine umbrella, which means it’s a nervous system depressant. However, is Valium addictive? Is Valium Addictive? Why? Valium is indeed an addictive substance. Because it acts on the brain’s GABA receptors, it can create a…

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Healing From Trauma

Mindful Transformation: Redefining Your Trauma Traumatic events happen when we least expect it and they have a way of uncovering and exposing flaws that we never knew we had. After trauma, some individuals lose interest in doing things that once brought them pleasure. They feel down, depressed and hopeless. Some have trouble falling asleep, staying…

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