Since 1999 as a professional addictions counselor, I’ve encountered hundreds of miserable people trapped in destructive habits. While the initial goal of treatment aims to help the individual sever their dependence on the specific substance (alcohol, painkillers) or behavior (gambling, pornography), it’s their beliefs and self-talk which invariably intensify their misery.
I often use my greatest tool to help rescue these sufferers. What is it?
Say hello to Positive Psychology (the science of happiness), and its founder, Martin Seligman. You can be sure more about this will follow in future posts.
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