There are many reasons why people become addicted. People with anxiety, mood, personality disorders or other mental health problems are particularly vulnerable to becoming dependent on substance use or other forms of compulsive behaviors. For example, people find that drinking alcohol or taking drugs helps them initially to alleviate stress or emotional pain.
If you feel dissatisfied with your work, feel unaccomplished or unrecognized for your contributions, have “checked-out” or are self-sabotaging your own success at work, you are not alone. Close to twenty percent of American adults are unhappy with their current jobs. Work-related stress impact family life, mental health, and increases risks for chronic illnesses and heart
In the most stressful moments, many people turn to their faith as source of solace and support. The healing power of healthy spiritual and religious practices is well documented. However, some forms of religious and spiritual coping can also become problematic. Studies have linked people who struggle spiritually to higher levels of psychological distress, declines in