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    Living In Recovery And What You May Not Know

    For persons who have experienced substance abuse, living in recovery is the process of upholding your sobriety and making daily decisions every day to get progressively better. Living in recovery does not necessarily have one definition  but rather has many facets and can encompass the following: Recovery is not just a lack of substance abuse The first step to recovery is identifying that you have a problem and finding the willingness to change and resolve it. Take alcohol abuse, for instance. You can take all the measures needed to cut out alcohol from your life and be at a place where you are not drinking every day. This is excellent,…

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    6 Tips To Improve Your Self-Esteem

    Self-esteem can be a fickle mistress. The hardest thing to tackle with how we view ourselves is that we can get stuck in negative cycles and feedback loops. This can lead to depression, anxiety, and many other issues. Or rather, if we can address our self-esteem, it can have profound knock-on effects in other areas of our life, mental health, work, and relationships. Here are 6 of the best ways to break those cycles and boost your confidence. Affirmations  Manifesting has become popular recently, but the truth is that affirmations are a very old technique. The reason it never goes away is clearly because it works. Affirmations such as “I…

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    The Significance Of Mental Health

    Health is one of the most important things in life. It is the moving force of our existence. Often people think only about physical health without thinking about how important it is for us to have great mental health. It encapsulates our social, emotional and psychological well-being. Mental health is important from the very first stage of life. Mental illnesses can often  be brought upon us by genes. Frequently, they can affect us if we experience different kinds of traumas, stressful situations or abuse. Another way we can be affected by mental illness is by having unhealthy habits. Not only can abuse of alcohol or drugs barge in on our…