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The relationship with an addict

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The Relationship with an Addict Maintaining a relationship with an addict is not easy. The drink or drug they are hooked on becomes the center of their life, and their partner and family eventually take a back seat, along with anything other than the addiction. As the addiction becomes more intense, the addict is no longer able to take care…

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The challenge of being a woman, a mom and a worker 

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The challenge of being a woman, a mom and a worker  Today, men and women share positions of power and decision in companies. We all care about development and prosperity. But that job progress also invisibly depends on our individual emotional realities. In fact, we are not as creative or lucid when we have worries at home. Now, there is…

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Take weight off your weight

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Take weight off your weight Since I can remember, I have been a person with a body considered “extra”, something that for some reason continues to have many negative connotations today. That’s how I grew up, seeing my body as something bad, something wrong. In addition to having extra weight, I am a tall woman, so we could consider that…

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America Has a Pandemic-Related Drinking Problem

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America Has a Pandemic-Related Drinking Problem Having a glass of wine, a brewski or a couple of shots sometimes helps take the edge off from a tense workday, we all get it. The problem is that maybe one day someone will have two beers, or maybe some other day in the future, the same person, after drinking alone for so…

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Digital Detox

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Digital Detox The days were very long during confinement and we missed a lot of people. We also wanted to keep our heads busy. And where do we find comfort, avoidance and that ‘contact’ with our loved ones that we so longed for? What allowed us to move forward, teleworking, buying ‘online’ or informing ourselves of the evolution of the…

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You Are Not Alone

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You are not alone My mental health has been seriously affected these days and I have felt very bad, it is emotionally and physically exhausting, my capacity has been reduced in almost every aspect of my life. It has become almost impossible for me to tell someone because I am very afraid of what they will say and because I…

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Learning to Forgive

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Learning to Forgive When I remember the people who have hurt me, I give myself the task of wishing them all kinds of calamities, justified in the pain or the affectation they caused me. Immediately, I am filled with negative thoughts and feelings that are activated within, becoming once again, a victim of what they did, all this, without any…

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Hitting Rock Bottom

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Hitting Rock Bottom It is very common for people with chemical dependency in the recovery process to refer to "hitting rock bottom" when they speak of the moment of greatest pain and therefore of conscience to request help and recognize that alcoholism or drug use is a problem in their life. How deep is this bottom? hitting rock bottom when...
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What are Sneakerheads running away from?

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How many pairs of sneakers are enough? I used to think only two.  One pair for the gym and the other for hanging out with my friends. “What’s with all those sneakerheads?” – I used to think. But then, the coronavirus outbreak changed everything.  How so? Well, I used to get on the subway, the tram and public transportation in general for…

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The World of Euphoria

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The World of Euphoria The list of movies, books and plays about drug addiction throughout the last decades is long. One of the most recent addition to this media list is the HBO series “Euphoria”, based on the 2012 TV show first aired in Israel. A bunch of high school students tell their stories with constant flashbacks to their childhood…

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