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family finances and addiction

Advice for Repairing Your Family’s Finances After Rehab

There is no doubt whatsoever that when one is addicted to drugs and alcohol, one absolutely needs to go to a treatment center.  It is these treatment centers that offer the most effective route for anyone who is struggling with an addiction. Inpatient rehabilitation programs are the only treatment centers out there that can effectively…




corporate mission statements

The Role Corporate Mission Statements Play in Becoming a Great Leader

By and large, gone are the days where a simple, average 9 to 5 salary based career at the same company for multiple decades is appealing or successful.  In our parents’ time, spending decades with the same business was seen as incredibly remarkable.  Now, it is seen as not moving with the times, not creating…




How Addiction Can be Used as a Strength During a Job Interview

We almost always associate drug and alcohol addiction as a negative thing, and as having negative connotations connected to it.  True enough, this is very much the case and people who struggle and suffer from drug and alcohol addiction tend to believe that their lives are forfeit, that they are worthless as beings, and that…




Why You Should Network with Other Business Owners in Recovery

Networking is the name of the game when it comes to business in this day and age.  It would seem that networking, branding, gaining recognition, and really reaching out there and making yourself known is just as important to the success of a business as the value and integrity of the product or service that…




Why Mentoring is Effective in Both Addiction Rehab and the Office

Mentoring, motivational speaking, life coaching, these are all some of the greatest services and new industries of the 21st century.  In fact, some of the most successful people in the United States now swear by mentoring and life coaching in such a way that they are able to use such skills and services to really…




What to Do When Opiate Addiction Takes Over a Colleague

Here’s one thing that we never, ever want to see in our lifetimes. A colleague, co-worker, associate, loved one, spouse, family member, friend, child, or anyone that we know for that matter becoming addicted to opiates. Having been very involved in recovery and rehabilitation for addiction myself, I know how bad opiates are and how…




Why it’s Important for Leaders to Recognize Their Weaknesses

There is nothing worse than a vain, egotistical, or self-righteous boss.  Wouldn’t you say?  When someone is totally full of themselves, that’s bad enough.  But when someone is full of themselves and they happen to be in a leadership position?  That’s no fun at all.  Bosses and leaders should not be vain, egotistical, or self-righteous. …




Is Your Job Leading You to Substance Abuse

Some people feel as though their job is leading them to substance abuse, or for those who are already addicted to drugs and alcohol, they blame their job for being the deciding factor that caused them to go on to abuse drugs and alcohol.  This to a degree can make or break one’s recovery process. …




Kratom: Deadly Drug or Alternative Medicine

In this day and age, it would seem that there is always another drug that people are getting hooked on and that it would appear that substance abuse is continuously becoming a more and more concerning issue and problem.  It’s been my observation that substance abuse just keeps getting worse and worse, despite my and others…




Intervention

What to Do When Your Loved One Refuses to Get Help for Addiction

Addiction is not usually the first thing that comes to mind when people hear the term disease. However, it is a disease because it can impair the mind and body. People who have an addiction are unable to control it. Their whole life revolves around their addiction, and they may go to great lengths to…