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What is codependency?

Codependency is defined as: an excessive emotional or psychological reliance on a partner, typically one who requires support on account of an illness or addiction. It affects an individual's capacity to have healthy, mutually satisfying…
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RELATIONSHIPS IN RECOVERY

Relationships and addiction Living with active addiction creates extraordinary relationship challenges and does considerable damage to significant relationships—with partners, parents, children, other family members, and close friends.…
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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN AGGRESSION AND ADDICTION

Aggression, in the form of anger, frequently manifests in people with addiction problems. If you do not believe this is true, look to science, which tells us that there is a definite correlation between aggression and addiction. The Psychiatric…
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Dangers of Marijuana

Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the U.S., with an astonishing 22.2 million people in America actively using the drug in July, 2016 alone. While long-term problems and withdrawal symptoms are major concerns to those…
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Recovery From Disordered Eating

What is an Eating Disorder Simply put, an eating disorder is a set of abnormal behaviours around food and eating that have a negative impact on a person’s mental health and physical well-being. They are characterised by an obsession around…
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Rebuilding Relationships in Recovery

What is a healthy relationship? A relationship is often considered to be a close friendship between two people. This can either be between friends, colleagues or a romantic relationship where two people are intimately involved. …
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#37 Dreams & Dreamers

“You are the maker of the dream … Whatever you put into the dream must be what is in you.” - Fritz Perls. There  is  little  doubt  that  your  dreams  can  impact  the  type …
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PRESCRIPTION DRUGS - WHEN DRUG ABUSE IS LEGAL

Prescription Drugs. Drug abuse is no longer limited to illegal drugs or hard drugs like heroine, tik or cocaine. One of the most dangerous and rising forms of drug abuse is legal, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines. From cough syrups and painkillers…
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# 36 Interconnected Transitions

Interconnected Transitions : “Later I also learned to go into that inner timeless and deathless realm that I have originally perceived as a void and remain fully conscious.”  The  Power  of  Now : A  Guide  to  Spiritual  Enlightenment…
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#35 Mental Noise?

Mental Noise? How  do  we  reach  a  shift  in  consciousness  within ourselves ? What  does  it  take  for  this  to  occur ? Is  it  an  external …