As adults in this world, protecting children from all of the atrocities and negativity can be daunting. In fact, sometimes it’s close to impossible. But what you can do is prepare yourself for the future. Drugs and alcohol will be present in the lives of your children, but it’s their choice whether they pick up […]Read more
Everyone has bad days. Whether it’s because of problems at home, work or in our relationships, we all experience down periods. For most people, the down periods come and go but for those suffering from depression, the emotional low periods don’t easily go away. Unfortunately, substance abuse is common among people suffering from depression. Many depressed […]Read more
Self-esteem refers to feelings we have about ourselves and our perceived value. In fact, it can be said that self-esteem is a general judgment about ourselves. Development of self-esteem begins during early childhood and can shape the direction of our lives. People with high self-esteem generally believe that they’re of importance to others and have […]Read more
What is Stress? Stress is our body’s way of responding to a demand or threat. When we feel threatened, our nervous system responds by releasing a flood of hormones, including adrenaline and cortisol, which rouse the body for emergency action. Substance abuse and stress The latest scientific research indicates that stress can increase vulnerability to […]Read more
Did you know that yoga isn’t just a physical exercise? It’s a form of mind-body medicine that integrates an individual’s physical, mental and spiritual components to reduce physiological, emotional and spiritual suffering. There are four basic principles underlying the teachings of yoga: The human body is comprised of interrelated systems inseparable from one another and […]Read more
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