Wednesday, September 16, 2015

How to Help a Loved One Suffering from Addiction

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by Jenna Brown

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) estimates that 17.6 million people in the United States suffers from alcoholism or alcohol dependency, which is one in 12 people over the age of 12. Several million more people engage in risky drinking behavior. The NCADD reports that 20 million Americans have used an illegal drug in the past 30 days, and another 48 million are using prescription drugs for non-medical reasons.
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5 Easy Ways To De-Stress Your Relationship

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By Patrick Vernon

According to the American Psychological Association, the most frequently cited causes of stress are money (75 per cent), work (70 per cent), and the economy (67 per cent). However, while these aspects of life are often out of our control and the same can’t be said for the fourth most-common cause - relationships.

Apparently, 58 per cent of people believe that everyday dealings with their significant other is the reason behind stress and anxiety. So, if you feel the same way, what can you do to reduce the stress in your relationship and live a much more contented life? After all, with money on our minds we stand need emotional strife too…

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