During our last gathering, the ladies of the MGS Sister Circle shared their struggles with grieving loss. Through the materials we shared, we came to understand that grieving does not only apply to losing someone to death. It also applies to the loss of who someone was to you or the loss of their functioning […]
Hi! I am Shari Hines Warner, Therapist, Attorney and Speaker in South Florida. Welcome to my Blog! I must admit that sharing my thoughts on issues that I relate to my practice as a therapist is a bit foreign to me, but just as I ask my Patients/Clients to stretch themselves and move beyond their comfort […]
Have you ever noticed how the more stressed you feel, the less you care about everyone else? Stress, and in particular ‘social’ stress, can inhibit our ability to feel empathy for others. What should you do? Practice mindfulness, meditation and relaxation. It’ll do you, and others, a world of good. Read more here…How Stress Kills […]
Many believe that the addict is the only one affected by substance abuse and would benefit from treatment. The truth is that the family members of addicts suffer just as much as the addict themselves and can also benefit from treatment, i.e. counseling/therapy to help them learn more about addiction and how to help their […]
As we make our New Year’s Resolutions to get healthier physically and financially, let’s also think about where we want to be emotionally and mentally. What will your New Year’s Mental Health Resolution be?
When addiction is invading a family, the person afflicted with addiction may not be the only one with a problem. When the family members don’t believe in addiction as a disease or a problem, they become an obstacle in the way of the addict getting help. http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200910/overcoming-addiction