Holiday Rush: Teens & Pharm Parties

Holiday Rush: Teens & Pharm Parties

*This article was originally published on Huffington Post. To read the original, click here. Gene Siskel, the prolific film critic made famous by his thumbs up or down movie reviews, said that if you want a sign of the times, look no further than the movies. Movies...

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Power, Privilege, Payouts: The Enablers

Power, Privilege, Payouts: The Enablers

Susan Sarandon’s character on the hit Showtime series Ray Donovan is one of the most powerful Machiavellian if not the most powerful studio head in the movie industry. Samantha Winslow, the character’s name, yields tremendous power as a media mogul and has final say...

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How Families Can Help Deal with Drug Addiction

How Families Can Help Deal with Drug Addiction

Drug Addiction Statistics In The U.S. We are a nation in crisis. There is hardly a family that has not been affected by addiction. The statistics on the matter of opioids, alcohol and marijuana are alarming: 105 American lives are lost each day to an opioid-related...

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What Powerlessness Teaches Me About Spirituality

What Powerlessness Teaches Me About Spirituality

This article originally published on Huffington Post. I wonder how many other people are turning 71 today. I know I am and part of me thinks of myself as a young child ready to take on new, wild adventures, forge sterling ideas and keep on dancing, laughing and...

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How I Met Anxiety at Seven

How I Met Anxiety at Seven

This article originally appeared on Thrive Global. The first time I knew I wanted to run away and hide was when I was playing hopscotch on my third grade playground. My long black hair was flopping in the wind, and I did not want anyone to see me so I pretended I was...

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You’ve Got a Friend: Care Animals & Emotional Sobriety

You’ve Got a Friend: Care Animals & Emotional Sobriety

This article originally appeared on Huffington Post. Lyrics from Carol King’s song You’ve Got a Friend... When you’re down and troubled, And you need some love and care, And nothing, nothing is going right Close your eyes and think of me, And soon I will be there To...

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3 Ways Addiction Tricks You With Big Lies

3 Ways Addiction Tricks You With Big Lies

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post. A trickster is defined as a “deceiver, cheater, or fraud.” However, in mythology, the trickster is studied up close in folklore and religion. Going beyond the simple cheater definition, a trickster is a...

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Trauma, PTSD and Children

Trauma, PTSD and Children

Share This Infographic To share this infographic, simply copy the code below and paste it into the HTML section of your website. All About Interventions All About Interventions Trauma is subjective, meaning what matters most is the individual’s internal beliefs and...

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Top 10 Parenting Tips

Top 10 Parenting Tips

Folks often ask us what tips and strategies can you give us to be a better parent. The truth is being a parent is hard - there are no high school, college or graduate school courses devoted to parenting. Many of us grew up in households with physical, mental health,...

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How Addiction Impacts Financial Management

How Addiction Impacts Financial Management

John Collins, Director of Investment Advisory & Principal of Aspiriant, recently published an article titled, "Addiction and Financial Management", in which he discusses the difficult situation that a wealth advisor sometimes finds himself or herself in when a client...

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