We like to call the process of recognizing our parents shortcomings in ourselves as ending rationalization. The result is a higher level of emotional intelligence, the ability to see beyond one’s self, an outward mindset.
Carrie Doran is a mental health advocate, intensely driven to share her experience in the name of helping others. Her site, The Carpe Diem Life, was named one of the “Top Mental Health Blogs” in 2018. According to Carrie, “Blogging is purely a passion and I do it from a place of compassion and with the purpose to help others.”
I’ve always found Buddhism to be fascinating. At the core of Buddha’s teachings are The Four Noble Truths: the truth of suffering, the truth of the cause of suffering, the truth of the end of suffering, and the truth of the path that leads to the end of suffering.
Wade Muhlhauser was a three star athlete in high school who went on to play baseball in college and at the amateur level. He got introduced to opioids in high school following a football injury, marking the start of his progression into addiction.
Our species relationship with opioids has existed for centuries. This piece looks at how the United States reached the present day opioid epidemic.