The billboard in Indiana announced, “Every 25 minutes someone dies from prescription drug overdose.” As shocking as that may sound… according to the Partnership for a Drug Free World, prescription drug abuse claims a life every 19 minutes. What’s more, the CDC states that 100 people die every ... Views: 19
“Being honest may not get you a lot of friends and it will get you the right ones.”
We all have been there! Maybe you had a friend or you know someone now who is in a big DRAMA! The situation keeps getting worse and you can’t believe the stories… affairs, lying, addictions, bills not paid, ... Views: 20
While I was presenting at a recent conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico I learned that the majority of my audience were carrying feelings of inadequacy within. As I helped them release such feelings once and for all I decided that it would be useful to also write about this issue here.
Feelings ... Views: 45
It is impossible to miss the fact that Opiate addiction is a crisis of epic proportion in our society today! Statistics show that millions struggle with abuse and addiction and according to the National Institute for Drug Abuse, more than 15,000 die each year from opiate overdose.
Realizing ... Views: 26
It is known as Diesel, Red Rock, Smack, Horse, Black Tar, White Junk, Salt and Brown Sugar, but by any other name, it is still heroin. According to the National Institute for Drug Abuse, nearly 3.8 million people in the U.S. struggle with heroin addiction.
Life and Health of an Addict
Life ... Views: 24
There is a dangerous drug phenomenon sweeping across the globe related to synthetic drug addiction. Synthetic marijuana, Molly and the drug known as Gravel (the main ingredients of which are Klonopin and bath salts) are among the leaders.
How dangerous are these Drugs?
With two states ... Views: 33
Making the decision to quit drugs and alcohol and get sober was not easy, but the chances of a successful recovery will be increased when you start living a healthy lifestyle which includes not only eating healthy but exercising regularly as well.
Something for Everyone!
Exercise is ... Views: 37
Do you know that the main reason individuals harbor feelings of self loathing or self hate is because they have been programmed to believe they are inadequate, worthless, responsible for the pain of others around them, stupid, unlovable, weak, useless, a burden to others and so on? Do you know ... Views: 64
A common misconception by people is that if a drug is available by prescription from a doctor and is legal, then it must not be harmful. However, when prescription drugs are abused – meaning when they are taken in excessive amounts and when there is no longer a medical reason to take them – they ... Views: 45
Good for you! After years of substance abuse and dependency you have decided that the time to get sober is long overdue and you are ready to get help. With support and encouragement from your loved ones – you can do it – and to help you get started, here are a few tips on how to have a ... Views: 41
Do you know many individuals feel like needy, dependent, weak, vulnerable, helpless, frightened children inside? Do you know this "personality state" robs them of their self confidence, inner strength, courage, ability to trust and assert themselves, and ultimately of any real success or ... Views: 53
The National Institute of Drug Abuse reports that 15 percent, that is one in six individuals in the U.S. has used cocaine. Research further shows that more people seek recovery assistance for cocaine use than any other drug.
Cocaine users between the ages of 18 and 25 also reported using other ... Views: 53
Do you know that most people walk around in a self sabotaging trance? Do you know most don't realize they are asleep and their minds have been hijacked? Do you know reading this will help you to momentarily wake up, notice your state of enslavement and motivate you to take back your mind and ... Views: 47
Do you have an addiction you simply can’t seem to get rid of? Try these techniques to help you boost success:
Improve your mental and physical health
It takes mental stamina and physical health to prevent relapsing. Trying to fight off an addiction is very draining mentally and physically. ... Views: 66
Heroin addiction affects the lives of more than 9.2 million people across the globe, an estimated half million live in the United States. CDC resources show that there are 150,000 new users each year and nearly 20 percent of people in treatment report the drug as the reason. Sadly approximately ... Views: 45
Do you know that many people are addicted to toxic relationships that involve emotional and physical abuse, infidelity, betrayal, rejection, humiliation, manipulation, control, jealousy, clingy and smothering behaviors and so on? Do you know that many of these people repeatedly make bad ... Views: 67
Do you know that procrastination is driven by old emotional programming hidden deep in the subconscious mind in the form of negative limiting beliefs and fears? Do you know that this programming behaves like an emotional straight-jacket that robs one of their power and freewill ability to act? ... Views: 56
Breaking the bonds of addiction is not an easy task. For many individuals struggling with drug and alcohol abuse, completing a medical detox and rehab treatment program is not enough to help them abstain and continue their sobriety. Recovery support groups can provide the encouragement needed to ... Views: 62
Do you know that one of the main reasons many people are fat is because the have lost control of their body to a vulnerable, anxious inner child who needs to pacify its emotional pain in the only way it knows how, with food? Do you know this internal "hijacking" is so prevalent in today's ... Views: 52
Prescription sleep agents, such as Ambien, have been known to cause some pretty peculiar behavior without the individual remembering any of the events once they are fully awake. Sleepwalking, driving in the middle of the night and even raiding the refrigerator are just a few of the behaviors ... Views: 60
The single biggest impediment to any individual's ability to achieve success in any area of their life is the presence of emotional blocks that prevent them from actualizing their dreams.
Emotional blocks can take many forms. Some of them are:
1. The Fear of Change.
2. The Fear of ... Views: 86
For the millions of individuals struggling with alcohol and drug addiction, making the decision to go to detox is both difficult and scary. Whether it is your first time entering detox or a second chance at getting clean and sober, understanding the process can help to ease your mind throughout ... Views: 71
Many work hard at achieving success. Unfortunately most of that work is externally oriented. What do I mean by that?
Well I mean that individuals do the following:
1. Learn new skills.
3. Learn to read their environment.
4. Learn to second guess their ... Views: 82
Intentions are those conscious freewill choices you make which help you manifest your life's reality. Too often however these intentions are not only weakened they are also "unconsciously" driven by programming that is rooted in early negative experiences that most people have no way of ... Views: 73
As you move through your life do you ever find yourself repeating or recreating situations that are less than desirable? For instance do you find yourself caught in certain self sabotaging or self destructive habits that have taken control over your mind and life? Do you feel sufficiently ... Views: 97
Do you know that most people, whether they choose to admit it to themselves or not, feel a sense of inadequacy and incompleteness within? How do I know this? Well if you look around and witness the extent to which many attempt to prop themselves up with wealth, sexy looks, flashy clothes, fancy ... Views: 91
Do you know many individuals who exhibit self sabotaging behaviors don't realize that their minds/bodies have been hijacked by subconsciously held hypnotic-like programs that become automatically triggered by daily events? Do you know that once such programs are activated there is little one can ... Views: 71
Did you know that alcohol advertising during televised sporting events occur at a rate of two ads per minute? Billions of dollars, in the U.S. are dumped each year into alcohol ads, much like in the U.K. where £800 million is spent on them as opposed to the mere £200 million spent on traditional ... Views: 68
If negative emotions like self doubt, the fear of failure, worry, low self confidence, low self worth, low self esteem etc. are impinging on your ability to be successful then I want you to know that there is a remedy that will literally change your life.
Let me start by saying something ... Views: 101
You've heard I'm sure the adage that success is 90% perspiration and 10% inspiration. On that note it's obvious that the root cause of any failure is not the result of external factors as some would choose to believe but due to unconscious internal emotional factors. Unfortunately too many ... Views: 73
Believe it or not, there are simple methods that have been shown to rewire the brain out of destructive habit loops or addictions. But many do not know these methods exist.
The current model of addiction treatment uses repeated episodes of detox in expensive facilities for brief ... Views: 128
Do you feel inhibited or afraid to be your true inner Self in all areas of your life? Do you feel like you betray your Self, your inner truth and integrity on a regular basis? Does this make you feel inadequate, ashamed, and bad about and towards your Self? Would you like to develop the courage ... Views: 98
If you were truly honest with yourself behind all of those things you do to distract yourself i.e. sex, work, drugs, recreational pursuits, relationships, and so on there is lurking a deep sense of emptiness within that many would characterize as part of the human condition. In fact it is this ... Views: 106
Do you know that self loathing can take many destructive forms such as self sabotage in relationships, career, health, addictive behaviors, self neglect, procrastination, and much more?
Do you know that "all" self loathing rests on a foundation of negative memories stored deep in the ... Views: 175
How do you know if you have a sexual addiction? What are its root causes? How can you get free of it and reclaim your life? In this article I propose an entirely new perspective and a new life coaching approach to address this important and prevalent issue.
Sexual addiction is characterized ... Views: 94
It has been said that one of the major hurdles to ending addiction is the recognition that one is an addict. Although denial if a problem is, in itself a problem, personally it has been my experience coaching individuals for over 20 years that identifying one's self as an addict "is" part of the ... Views: 95
Co-dependency in relationships with substance abuse are not healthy relationships, rather they are relationships that are filled with emotional stress and drama stemming from alcohol and/or drug abuse. In almost every case, co-dependent relationships involve a manipulator and an enabler.
Both ... Views: 78
If you find yourself repeating subconsciously driven behaviors that sabotage your success then it is likely that you were programmed for failure early in your life by events that you never asked for. These negative behaviors or habits often work automatically and much faster than your conscious ... Views: 109
Do you know that self sabotaging behaviors are driven by old emotional baggage stored in the subconscious mind that has hypnotized you into believing that you are bad, unworthy, undeserving, inadequate, guilty, responsible for the suffering of others, unacceptable, undesirable, defective, ... Views: 84
Do you find yourself repeating the same unconscious negative self sabotaging patterns over and over again? Are you fed up with not having full and absolute control over your self and your life? Are you feeling frustrated enough to try something entirely new that will challenge your fundamental ... Views: 81
Self sabotaging behaviors are antagonistic to you but surprisingly do not actually originate from you. If I have your attention then you may want to learn how this simple insight can help free you from going down a path of self destruction.
To use a metaphor, would you ever say that just ... Views: 113
The best time to introduce strategies for drug and alcohol prevention is during the teenage and high school years. During adolescence, most teens begin to look for acceptance and peer pressure plays an important role in their life as they explore ways for validation and to help them through the ... Views: 83
Active duty military service can be extremely stressful. Families may be separated for long periods of time; members are sent into active war zones at times and are deployed for many months at a time which may increase anxiety. With that in mind is it not unusual for them to turn to alcohol and ... Views: 77
Do you know that most people start to lose the experience of their Authentic Self shortly after they are born? Do you know the Authentic Self slowly goes underground as it is replaced by a "false" self that attempts to survive and adapt to an often inhospitable social environment where true self ... Views: 89
Overcoming an alcohol addiction can be painful. It may seem that no one understands and that you are alone in your struggle. However, when you are ready to make a commitment to stop drinking and to get sober and healthy; there is support available to help you recover from your alcohol ... Views: 82
Did you know that many individuals who struggle with a weight problem are driven to over eat by unconsciously based emotional issues that are never addressed by standard dietary/exercise/drug approaches to dealing with obesity? Did you also know that these emotional issues, unless addressed head ... Views: 97
Obesity has become one of the of the more challenging of health conditions around the world. Although there are many approaches to dealing with it few, in my view, ever address its unconscious driving forces; poor self image and low self esteem. These two emotional factors initiate and ... Views: 90
Do you know that one of the main reasons many people are fat is because the have lost control of their body to a vulnerable, anxious inner child who needs to pacify its emotional pain in the only way it knows how, with food? Do you know this internal "hijacking" is so prevalent in today's ... Views: 119
Unfortunately, alcohol and drug abuse does not discriminate. Whether you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, heterosexual, a religious individual or otherwise, substance abuse and addiction affects everyone.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse in the LGBT Community
The Substance Abuse and Mental ... Views: 79
There is no disputing that Heroin addiction is on the rise. Open a newspaper or turn on the television and you will likely learn of another life that has been impacted by this dangerous drug. In fact, statistics reveal that there are more than a half million lives damaged by Heroin each year ... Views: 78