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adinasilvestri.com warning signs of addiction blog

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 […]

adinasilvestri.com quote of the day Your Journey

6-5-17 Quote of the day: Your Journey.

You are under no obligation to be the same person you were a year ago, month, or even 15 minutes ago. You have the right to grow.  This is your journey, and your life.

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3 Reasons Why We Love Captain Michael Zohab

3 Reasons Why We Love Captain Michael Zohab   Today, I am dedicating a blog to Captain Michael Zohab.   Several weeks have passed since Captain Michael Zohab of the Richmond Police showed up at the LCC office but I am still reminded of how much impact a collective group of people can have on […]

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3 Ways to Defeat Anxiety

3 Ways to Defeat Anxiety By, Bunny Young, MA, QMPH Anxiety can be disabling to individuals who do not have the coping skills set into place. It manifests into not only an emotional reaction, but also a physical reaction in the body, all from something as simple as a thought sometimes. Your options are to […]

adinasilvestri.com Mother's Day Grief Blog

Top Ways to Cope on Mother’s Day

Top Ways to Cope with Grief on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day, for many, is a time of celebration with one of your biggest supporters, Mom. For the rest of us, this holiday can leave us feeling the blues; especially when Mom (or our maternal support) is no longer with us. Your lack of Mother’s Day […]

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5-8-17 Quote of the day: Hero

And if I could tell you one thing, it would be: You are never as broken as you think you are. Sure, you have a couple of scars and a couple of bad memories, but then again, all great heroes do. -ltn

www.adinasilvestri.com sobriety and music festivals blog

The Top 5 Ways to Stay Sober During Music Festivals

Top 5 Ways to Stay Sober During Music Festivals   For many individuals, summer music festivals are a beloved annual tradition-to take on singing and dancing with your friends amidst the stars is what one lives for.   And for some, knocking back a few beers or maybe even some illicit substances is what makes […]