My quote in my high school yearbook was the same as my father’s: “Hard work fascinates me, I could sit and watch it all day.” While the nature of work continues to evolve over time, my fascination is with the individual worker and not the actual work. Being a workaholic is not the same as being a smart worker, a strategic and efficient worker, or a creative thinker. Too many entrepreneurs think that working more will lead to greater success, but this is not true — instead, it may lead to becoming obsessed with the work, rather than the results. …
Battling addiction, no matter what the substance of choice, requires a strong support network. A financial advisor with empathy towards substance abuse should be a part of that network. He/She will be instrumental in creating boundaries, preparing a plan, and holding all parties accountable.
You Cannot Pay Your Way Out of This Crisis You desperately want to believe that you can pay someone to take care of this problem for your loved one.
Recovery teaches us “take one day at a time”. When we introduce goals and dreams into the conversation, we not only convey belief that long-term recovery will happen, we replace emotional purchases with purposeful spending.
When talking to your loved one, do you tell him what to do or do you teach them how to think for themselves?
As parents or partners of someone with a substance use disorder, it is imperative to remember that we have made promises to support the entire family – not just the patient.
Learn how to set boundaries and develop solutions.
A comprehensive plan for the family. Emotional confidence for the those in recovery
The comprehensive costs of substance abuse are significant to the individual and their family.
Maintaining sobriety is a full time commitment that must be integrated with managing a career and family.
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