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August 2011 Archives

Maintaining Emotional Sobriety during Difficult Times

posted by sherrygaba

There have been many books, blogs, and articles written about emotional sobriety, however, the word sobriety often scares people off who are not in recovery from drugs or alcohol or some other type of addiction whether it is gambling, sex […]

Alcohol found in Amy Winehouse’s Toxicology Report

posted by sherrygaba

I don’t know if I was just not watching the right channels yesterday but it appears that there was very little news on the airwaves about the results of Amy Winehouse’s toxicology reports on how she might have died.  It […]

Comfort Food vs. Food Addiction

posted by sherrygaba

Sometimes we get a craving for something sweet. We just want that sugar and we’ve got to have it. And sometimes we crave something salty. These kinds of cravings can be our body’s way of telling us what it needs: […]

Don’t Put It Off

posted by sherrygaba

As the seasons change, it naturally pushes us to think about making changes in our own lives. If you’re planning on making some positive changes this week, big or small, good for you. But I’m not sure this idea of […]

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Celebrities And Adderall Abuse
There are a range of different reasons and different prescription medications that are abused or used off-label by average people as well as those with celebrity status. One of these medications is Adderall, a drug commonly prescribed for children and adults with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive

posted 8:45:19am Apr. 03, 2014 | read full post »

The 5 Most Surprising Celebrity News Stories Of 2013
Sometimes when you hear a celebrity’s name in the news you just know what is going to follow. You may also have been one of the millions that knew of the addiction or hidden secret of the celebrity that suddenly the star feels necessary to reveal. However, despite the rather open nature of celebri

posted 2:58:25pm Jan. 06, 2014 | read full post »

Is Celebrity Behavior Above The Law?
It is no surprise that celebrity behaviors, even those that are illegal, often fly well below the radar until there is a huge public issue that simply cannot be ignored. These types of incidents, often aptly described as train wrecks, typically come to define that individual. For recent examples thi

posted 10:14:31am Dec. 27, 2013 | read full post »

Creativity And Mental Health: What Is The Connection?
Have you ever stopped to consider the number of celebrities, stars, entertainers, artists and writers that have reported mental health issues? And, in thinking on the topic, have you ever stopped to consider how this trend seems to be anything but modern? Looking back on history it seems obvious

posted 2:16:20pm Nov. 27, 2013 | read full post »

Is Bipolar Disorder The New Celebrity Mental Health Trend?
One of the biggest differences between a medical and a mental health diagnosis is the way that the diagnosis is made. Medical illnesses are determined by measurable and well defined symptoms that are verified by recognized tests. This could include blood tests, x-rays, MRI results, scans or biopsy r

posted 2:55:41pm Nov. 12, 2013 | read full post »


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