Dual Diagnosis and Recovery: A Double Challenge

  Recovering from addiction is a daily challenge, as anyone who has given up alcohol, drugs, or any other mind and mood altering substance can attest. The substance abuser must learn to cope with life's challenges without the anesthetic of his or her drug of choice. Giving up the substance is only the first step. Then comes the work of understanding the addiction process. To avoid relapse, the individual needs the willingness to look at the internal and external triggers that can drive the individual back to the substance. It's hard work, and the recovering individual needs all the support he or she can get. Dual Diagnosis: Untangling the Web The challenges can be even greater, though, when addiction is paired with a mental health disorder such as depression, bipolar, anxiety disorder, or schizophrenia. It's overwhelmingly common for people with a mental health disorder to self-medicate their symptoms. Someone with depression might smoke pot to numb their emotions, a chroni

Online Hypnosis - Experience Hypnosis From Home

  Online hypnosis is regular hypnosis with many added benefits. But first, what is hypnosis anyway? Hypnosis is the ability to bypass the critical factor and send messages right to you subconscious mind. All decisions happen in the subconscious mind. In fact there are medical reports proving that people make decisions subconsciously seven seconds before the conscious mind makes up a story to justify the decision. For years the only way to experience the benefits of hypnosis was to see a medical hypnotherapist that would walk you through ways to relax and experience an internal change that you could only get through hypnosis. Those days are gone because of the Internet. You now can go online and experience hypnosis by trained professionals through video or audio downloads . You can purchase eBooks and read about hypnosis. You can you can take online courses to become a trained hypnotherapist yourself and help others. If you want, you can even learn how to be

News Until You Puke

  I listen to way too much news. I feel if I don't, I'll miss the Second Coming, spreading Tsunami, in coming meteor, rising melt water from glaciers, a solar flare that might fry me, alien invasion or next terror attack that has been promised for the past four years. Since I don't want to miss these things, I listen to way too much news. Beause I listen to way too much news, I know way too much about beheadinigs and bullet riddled bodies. I know way too much about car bombs and body parts lying around. A few days ago they found a few dozen heads in boxes in Iraq. This is no way to get ahead in war. I wish I didn't know about that, but I do. It makes me wonder where the rest of them went. I only know this stuff because I watch and listen to way too much news. I know too many darn opinions about way too much stuff. I used to listen to Limbaugh, but I don't think he believes himself sometimes and O'Reilly is just way too angry, smart assed and repressed for my tas