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Learning to Tolerate Life’s Uncertainty

Learning to Tolerate Life’s Uncertainty

I’m going to propose something a little radical: I want you to stop trying to find the answers to all your burning questions. Stop trying to find the ONE answer to life’s big questions. Stop looking for the key to happiness. Stop looking for what makes the perfect...
Robin Williams Teaches Us About Mental Illness

Robin Williams Teaches Us About Mental Illness

Source: As media journalists run wild trying to get the latest facts surrounding Robin Williams’ death, there are two facts that stick out the most – his history of addiction and his history of depression. Robin Williams’ history of addiction spans decades, stopping...
Don’t Let Your Feelings Become Infected

Don’t Let Your Feelings Become Infected

We’ve all heard the message that it’s better to hold your feelings in than to show them. It’s often so subtle that we don’t even know the message is being sent. You could even say that it’s adaptive. This is especially true at work where we don’t show our emotional...
How Connected Are You to Your Life?

How Connected Are You to Your Life?

It is no coincidence that I called this blog “Addiction Connection.” The word connection was intentional for its many connotations. And for me, the goal of writing is to share ideas, create conversations, and ultimately, write something that also connects...
Why Judging Others Is Bad for You

Why Judging Others Is Bad for You

“It was awful.” That was the response I got after asking a friend whether they enjoyed a movie they just saw. “Awful?” I asked wondering what could make something so definitively terrible. However, the answer to my fairly rhetorical question didn’t matter as much as...

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