Tag Archives: addiction

About Those Personal Comfort Zones

Children WATCH the adults int their lives, to determine their own Comfort Zones.  It is so important that we all realize that we ARE ON STAGE when it comes to young eyes, hearts and brains. Without realizing it, we humans … Continue reading

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Article: Alcohol and Kids

TYPICAL FEELINGS OF A CHILD: angry, fearful, unwanted, devalued, forgotten, neglected, misunderstood, lonely, hopeless, helpless, frustrated, abandoned. TYPICAL BELIEFS OF A CHILD: “This is how I cope with my unwanted feelings.”  “I’m doing what my parents do.”  “My situation is … Continue reading

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It’s Okay to Disagree

As I go through each one of these Articles, which I wrote some years ago, I do a bit of editing, but not much.  Most of what I’ve written is in the mainstream of mental health knowledge.  I admit to … Continue reading

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Article: Addictions

Subject:  ADDICTION (Tobacco, Alcohol, Drugs) TYPICAL FEELINGS OF A CHILD: inclusion, belonging, specialness, worthiness, loved, obedient, being grown-up, superior to peers. TYPICAL BELIEFS OF A CHILD: “I need to (smoke, drink, use drugs) to be a part of my family.”  … Continue reading

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