Michael Phelps on Overcoming Self-Loathing, Emotional Trauma

Overcoming self-loathing emotional trauma is extremely important. If you are thinking that probably you are the only one going through these scenarios of emotional trauma, you can’t be more wrong. Many celebrities have come forward and talked about their struggles with binge-drinking, parental problems, parental addiction, self-loathing and so on. It is challenging to overcome…

Adopted Children Often Face Mental Health Struggles as Young Adults

By GinaMarie Guarino, LMHC Adoption is a delicate process that comes with many different considerations. The relationship between an adopted child and his or her adopted parents is unique, and in many ways unlike that between parents and their biological children. It is difficult to predict how a child will adapt to his or her…

It Can Get Better. We Can Help

Life as a teenager or young adult can be very exciting, yet along with growing independence and new beginnings, there can be quite a few challenges too. Contending with things like identity, the need for approval, self-esteem, and purpose can sometimes lead to an increased degree of anxiety, confusion, and sometimes periods of sadness or…

U.S. Surgeon General Issues a Call to Action on Addiction

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy’s release of Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health at yesterday’s Facing Addiction Summit was an unprecedented moment in our country’s fight against addiction and substance misuse. It is the first time in history that a U.S. surgeon general has issued a report focused…

Eliminate Your Fears and Doubts about Drug Addiction

Have you ever had any kind of addiction, say drug addiction or alcohol or smoking habit? Ever thought how badly it could affect you and your family. You must think initially it seems cool but slowly and gradually it has dominated your daily routine. Habits and addictions should be something that you should be proud…

Build Better Relationships by Developing Your Erotic Intelligence

The following in an excerpt from Mirror of Intimacy by Gentle Path at The Meadows Senior Fellow Alexandra Katehakis. It is available on Amazon.com. You can also learn more about her and her work on the Center for Healthy Sex website. Our sexual identity matures over time, as do our political, cultural, and aesthetic selves….

Looking for ‘The One?’ First, Look Into Your Trauma

There seems to be an assumption these days that people in their 20s are all caught up in “hookup” culture. Supposedly, young adults are not at all interested in committed relationships and use dating apps like Tinder only to have a series of casual, no-strings-attached, sexual encounters. But, according to Sean Rad, the CEO of…