10 Years a Drug Addict – Positivity Article

In 2010 I became a full-blown drug addict. I had gotten divorced a few years earlier. I’d been broke at least three times by 2010. I had lost two homes by then. I had failed at many businesses. Many times I had considered suicide or, at the very least, had no idea how I was going to afford the expenses of raising children. When they were three years old, five, eight, 10. And 2010 looked like it was going to…

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One Key to Being Happy When You’re Single – Happiness Article

Significant changes have been taking place within the institution of marriage over the last couple of decades. People are getting married later. More people are actively choosing not to get married. It is more common for people to have children without getting married. But how is this affecting our well-being? To start to examine that question, a recent study in Applied Research in Quality of Life compared the behaviors and the happiness of married and unmarried people. It found that…

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Why I’m in Therapy Again, and Not Ashamed to Share It – Happiness Article

“Emotional pain cannot kill you, but running from it can. Allow. Embrace. Let yourself feel. Let yourself heal.” ~Vironika Tugaleva Ah, therapy, my old friend. We meet again. I really thought I’d released you from my life; that I no longer needed your help to maintain my sanity. Boy, was I wrong. Third time’s a charm, as they say. The First Time I Went to Therapy I was eighteen when I had my first encounter with therapy; my parents had…

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