Browsing: self help

Society has a general tendency to consider different kinds of substance abuse as addiction, while ignoring certain behavior patterns that are equally addictive. Food, shopping, gambling, work, or sex can turn to behavior addictions and create problems that are just as destructive as substance abuse.

No one in the world is perfect. We come with our own individual quirks and deficiencies. But there are limits beyond which relationships become unhealthy. The sooner we recognize this the easier it becomes to prevent, avoid or if possible repair dysfunctional relationships. Some traits stand out as destructive.

Worry kills slowly but steadily. Low self-esteem is characteristic of a worrier. One is unable to use one’s intelligence or creativity. Restlessness, mental disturbances, headache, insomnia, irritability, lack of confidence are commonly seen. As a result, one is prone to high blood pressure, stomach ulcers and other medical complications.

Goal setting is a great way for anyone to improve their life and change their situation. Whatever your ambitions are, with a great plan of action and thorough implementation you can achieve it. People are shown to produce better results when they are motivated towards specific goals.