What is happy?

Is being happy an occasional feeling or is it a constant state of being? If anyone expects to feel happy all of the time, they are not being realistic and are setting their expectations too high. Feeling happy for most people is probably not a predominant feeling. Most of the … Continue reading

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

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Stop spending time with the wrong people. – Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you.  If someone wants you in their life, they’ll make room for you.  You shouldn’t have to fight for a spot.  Never, ever insist yourself to someone who … Continue reading

Forgiveness – Breaking the Cycle of Resentment

Forgiveness – Breaking the Cycle of Resentment By: Lori Radun, CEC Over 20 years ago, my mother disowned me for a period of 10 years of my life. It wasn’t something I could ever imagine doing to one of my children, but it happened. It was one of the most painful … Continue reading

Interaction Between 2 Brain Areas Triggers Divergent Emotional Behaviors

health New research from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine for the first time explains exactly how two brain regions interact to promote emotionally motivated behaviors associated with anxiety and reward. The findings could lead to new mental health therapies for disorders such as addiction, anxiety, and depression. A report of the research was published online … Continue reading

Positive Thinking: 7 Easy Ways to Improve a Bad Day

Don’t let a bad morning ruin your entire day. Use these mental tricks to change your momentum.   Had a lousy morning? Things looking grim? Not to worry. The rest of your day need not be a disaster. It can in fact become one of your best, providing you take … Continue reading

The Genetics of Addiction


The Role of Family History Addiction is due 50 percent to genetic predisposition and 50 percent to poor coping skills. This has been confirmed by numerous studies. One study looked at 861 identical twin pairs and 653 fraternal (non-identical) twin pairs. When one identical twin was addicted to alcohol, the other … Continue reading

What is Suboxone?

Suboxone is an opioid medication approved to treat opiate dependence. The primary ingredient in suboxone is buprenorphine. Buprenorphine is a partial opiate agonist. Suboxone also contains naloxone, which is an opioid antagonist., which is there to prevent users from trying to abuse suboxone as if it is the original drug … Continue reading