Category: Work

negative mindset

Overcoming a Negative Mindset: Why It’s Hurting Your Career and Recovery

Negativity is like a stop sign on your own success. During recovery, you learn how to counter negative thoughts when they tell you to drink, use, or just give up. But negative thinking is so much more than that, and often much tougher to spot. Here’s why a negative mindset is putting the brakes on…



career and personal life

5 Ways Your Career Can Affect Your Personal Life

Americans work longer than any other industrialized nation, both in terms of hours per week and in terms of the years until retirement. Perhaps we just love working more than other countries…except that more than half of Americans surveyed are unhappy at work, 52.3%, in fact. That number has improved slightly from an all-time low…



competitive workplace signs

5 Signs of a Competitive Workplace and How to Succeed

Especially in fast paced and high energy work environments, I tend to hear a lot about competition in the workplace and employees competing back and forth amongst themselves in an effort to do well in the workplace. I do not think that there is anything wrong with this if it is gone about in the…



work after recovery

Why Returning to Work After Recovery is Important

Drug and alcohol addiction truly is one of the most devastating issues in this country, one of which I would greatly like to see taken down a notch as soon as is possible.  Drug and alcohol addiction seems to be just an ongoing and a worsening issue that creates more concern and more crisis factors…