Bill Urell is an addictions therapist at a leading residential treatment center. He teaches healthy life styles and life skills as a component of holistic addictions treatment. His websites cover areas of professional and personal interests.
What causes alcoholism? Is it passed genetically through the family, or are there environmental factors that are more important? It is understood that the predisposition to alcoholism may be contributed by a number of factors including genetic makeup and social or environmental aspects.
Are you engaged in self-defeating and self-sabotaging behavior? Do you tend to end up with a mess when things started out so well? Read on to find some solutions
Are you engaged in self-defeating and self-sabotaging behavior? Do you tend to end up with a mess when things started out so well? I am a big believer in the idea that every action we take is done for reason.
Drug and alcohol cravings can be a grave danger to your addiction recovery; do you know what to do when they strike? Read on for tips and tools that may save your recovery.
Drug and alcohol cravings will occur even when working a solid addiction recovery program, sure as the sun will rise tomorrow.
Addiction recovery, relapse and relapse prevention; if you are not clear on these definitions and key concepts then you may be at risk. In this article, clear and concise concepts will be revealed.
Knowledge of relapse and relapse prevention concepts is a critical piece of the recovery picture. What you don't know can kill you.
An addictive relationship is like drug or alcohol addiction. When you are in it, it is tough to see your way out. Here are the signs of a dysfunctional relationship:
Relapse prevention identifies the warning signs and symptoms of the process that occurs before returning to drug and-or alcohol use. Relapse prevention is interrupting the forward progress of the drug or alcohol addiction relapse process. Here is what to look for:
These 10 tips can be an early warning detector, arming us with knowledge and understanding to avoid the dysfunctional relationships and bad relationships altogether.
Are you sliding slowly into a bab relationship? Is your ideal partnership starting to lose its excitement, or worse becoming a dysfunctional relationship?
Alcoholic blackouts can range from being mildly annoying to life threateningly dangerous. Do you know the facts? Read on to learn more about alcohol induced blackouts.
The occurrence of an alcohol blackout is unpredictable both in severity and in timing.
Being a perfectionist can be a set up for failure. As human beings, we make mistakes. Mistakes are very difficult for perfectionists to handle. Here's why:
Perfectionism may seem like a desirable trait to have, but it can often turn into more of an obstacle than an asset. When you consider the fact that no one is perfect, perfectionists are setting themselves up for futility and disappointment.