10 Helpful Tips for Better Communicating in a Relationship

10 Helpful Tips for Better Communicating in a Relationship

An honest and open communication line is a basic human need for solid relations. Effectively communicating in a relationship involves a healthy interchange of feelings and ideas. The key to that open communication exchange is ensuring that you’re actively listening and processing what you hear, rather than always talking or thinking about what you will…

15 Disastrous Signs of Codependency in Relationships to Unlearn

15 Disastrous Signs of Codependency in Relationships to Unlearn

Codependency in relationships is an unhealthy balance of power that can lead to disastrous endings. In a codependent relationship, one partner is exhausting all of their time, energy, and focus on the other person. As a result, the other person, or enabler, takes advantage of the situation to ensure the fulfillment of their wants and…

How To Overcome Codependency and Save Your Relationships

How To Overcome Codependency and Save Your Relationships

After recognizing codependent traits, it’s normal to seek an understanding of how to overcome codependency. You may be asking yourself what causes codependency and if there is a cure? The good news is that there are steps to overcome codependent behaviors and tendencies. However, defining codependency is essential before discussing boundaries and treatment options. What…

What Causes Codependency and How to Break Free in Recovery

What Causes Codependency and How to Break Free in Recovery

Before knowing what causes codependency, it’s essential to understand what it is and how it affects us. First, codependency is a psychological condition that causes a person to depend highly on specific loved ones. This dependence usually involves self-sacrifice as the deterrent to caring for personal needs and emotions. Additionally, codependents attempt to fix other…

15 Genuine Activities to Improve Mental Health Immediately

15 Genuine Activities to Improve Mental Health Immediately

Mental health and mental illness are not the same things. Unfortunately, some people confuse the two and overlook their mental well-being. Finding activities to improve mental health benefits us all because we all have mental health. In addition, the sad reality is that in 2020, 21% of U.S. adults experienced mental illness, and 5.6% of…

100 Fun Things to Do With Your Daughter

100 Fun Things to Do With Your Daughter

One of the greatest gifts you can give your kids is your time and attention. So here are 100 fun things to do with your daughter. So you will connect and grow together, laugh and learn from each other, and so much more. So please enjoy these bonding activities geared towards teenage daughters, but include fun for the whole family. This list contains outdoor activities and indoor fun.

How To Help an Addict Recover From A Recovering Addict

How To Help an Addict Recover From A Recovering Addict

Families of addicts need to learn how to help an addict recover post-rehab successfully. Unfortunately, it’s something my family didn’t research or prepare for before my return home. Honestly, I wish they had and were shocked by several insensitive behaviors and situations. However, I understand that they didn’t (don’t) know any better. That’s a big part of my purpose in sharing these ways to help an addict recover. So that other families won’t repeat the same mistakes. Additionally, to share a warning about rehab and the recovery process.