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What Are Examples of Codependency?

What Is Codependency? Codependency is an emotional and behavioral condition that affects one’s ability to maintain healthy relationships. While it’s not recognized as a diagnosable illness, codependency is extremely common and is often referred to as “relationship addiction.” Someone with a codependent personality typically has a bad relationship with themselves. Therefore, they feel compelled to…

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What Are Depressants Used For?

Reasons Why Individuals May Choose to Use Depressant Substances   What Are Depressants? Depressants are a category of drugs that are meant to help relax the body in mind. Despite the name, they don’t necessarily make people feel depressed. Instead, they reduce arousal and stimulation by impacting the central nervous system. Once someone takes a…

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Which Depressants are Legal vs. Illegal?

What Are Depressants? Despite the name, depressants don’t necessarily make you feel depressed. Referred to as “downers,” these drugs are designed to help people relax, release inhibitions, and feel at-ease. They are commonly used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, stress, insomnia, sleep disorders, body pain, seizures, and more. Depressants can be swallowed, drank, injected, or…

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Effects of Depressants

Depressants are psychoactive drugs  that slow down the activity of the central nervous system, which reduces a person’s alertness and slows down their breathing and heart rate. In other words the individual is in more of a relaxed state. Medical providers tend to prescribe the depressant drugs for situations that include anxiety or sleep concerns. …

Coping- Forest Bathing.

Gregg Snook So, recently I was discussing with someone how they enjoyed being outside and how being indoors feels restricting.  I have had this conversation many times with people and generally it leads to how spending time in nature can be beneficial.   Then, I followed up with some reading and came across an article…