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The challenges of being a freshman

The Challenges of Being a Freshman

Peer pressure, stress, anxiety, and homesickness are some of the challenges that freshmen face in their new life in college. Stepping foot in a new school is definitely one for the books for many teens. They think that by being in college and away from home, they can be free to do whatever they want. […]

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8-9-17: 9 Things to Give Up if You Want to be Happy

 Complaining Limiting beliefs Blaming others Negative self-talk Dwelling on the past Resistance to change The need to impress others The need to always be right The need for other’s approval

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Over 100 Showed Up to Learn the Truth About Anger

Over 100 Showed Up to Learn the Truth About Anger   One week has passed since my Virginia Summer Institute on Addiction Studies presentation on, “How to deal with Anger Sober” and I am reminded of the human experience-how as one person I can accomplish so little but as a collective, we can accomplish so […]

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7-10-17 Quote of the Day: Alive.

Hold on to it if it makes you feel alive. Let it go if it stops you from living.

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11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances

11 Warning Signs You May be Addicted to Substances By Bunny Young, MA, QMPH What is Addiction? The word addiction is used in several ways. One definition describes physical addiction. The biological state in which the body adapts to a drug so that it no longer has the same effect (tolerance). Another instance of physical […]

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6-21-17 Quote of the day: Celebrate Weirdness!

I like weird people. The black sheep, the odd ducks, the rejects, the eccentrics, the loners, the lost and forgotten. More often than not, these people have the most beautiful souls. -tinybuddha.com