How to get out of hangover hell

Do you consider alcohol as your way to decompress from a long day at work? Perhaps, you use it to wind down and fall asleep easier. Of course, you need tools to help you manage the stress of life.  Yet, overindulgence can affect your work performance and other relationships in Continue Reading

What do you remember Elvis for?

Were you alive the day the king died? In an instance, Elvis Presley’s life (b. Jan. 8, 1935-Aug. 16, 1977) became a flash of remorse of how he could have been a dignified man in his later years. He could have been except for the sordid illness of addiction stealing Continue Reading

Finding a life worth living

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. If you are or you believe someone is at risk of dying by suicide, please dial 911 or the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255. Special note: This is a story I wrote several years ago before I entered the field of mental health and Continue Reading

A little something to get you through

Some people like to pray. Others,  as soon as they hear or read the word prayer go a different direction. They are more open to the concept of phrasing such as an inspirational quote, a mantra or meditation. What phrasing do you prefer when you are working to settle down Continue Reading

Hold on, help is available for suicide prevention

Suicide is a symptom not a set of instructions. But as it manifests in the illness of depression, it can masquerade as a command, which sounds reasonable to the individual who is coping with it. Many resources are available for suicide prevention. I have learned a lot about the brain Continue Reading

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