Why Does Treatment For Drug And Alcohol Addiction Focus On Life Skills Development?

  Life skills are the various techniques we use to take care of ourselves. We need skills like budgeting, grocery shopping, cooking, personal hygiene, etiquette, communication, resume building, interviewing, laundry, and other activities to maintain our lives and manage our stress. If we are wealthy enough, we can hire someone to do it all for…

Self-Compassion Is A Tool For Self-Efficacy

The dictionary definition of compassion includes mention of sympathy. To have sympathy means having sorrow for someone’s misfortune. Compassion is the way that humans connect through their suffering. Everyone suffers a misfortune at least once in their life. Everyone can and likely will have sorrow at some point in their life. Instead of being separated…