Making Sense of Suicide

Grief Coping with losing a loved one is one of life’s great difficulties. If you’ve experienced the pain of mourning, you know that any way to ease the loss is welcomed. Not everyone grieves in the same way; we have individual patterns and different outlets for grief. One never really knows when or how it is going to manifest. There … Read More

Can Being Near Nature Help Teens Dealing With Depression?

Can Being Near Nature Help Teens Dealing With Depression? Tribers, Adolescence is unsettling at best, and downright overwhelming for most, with the many physical, emotional, psychological and social changes that accompany this stage of life. It’s not unusual for teenagers to experience “the blues” or feel “down in the dumps” occasionally. The peace and beauty of nature has therapeutic benefits … Read More

Ambivalence in Relationships

Ambivalence in Relationships Tribers, Have you ever felt the pang of unrequited love? Or had the thought:  “Is this my last chance at love?” If you vacillate between avoiding love and loving too much, you might be what’s called Ambivalent. This is a kind of attachment disorder that is difficult to understand. Read this helpful article to understand this kind … Read More

Anxiety Treatment Options

Anxiety Treatment Options Tribers, Everyone gets nervous from time-to-time. Anxiety’s main purpose is to rouse you to action, and gear you up to face a threatening situation. It general, it can help you cope. But if you have Anxiety Disorder, this normally helpful emotion can do just the opposite- it can keep you from coping & disrupt daily life. Knowledge … Read More

I have PTSD from Growing Up with Addicted Parents

I Have PTSD from Growing Up with Addicted Parents Tribers, Have you ever lived with an addict or wondered if you have? If so, your life may feel like a war zone. Can you relate to feeling any of the following? Clueless about what family should feel like, or clueless around what it feels like to be loved and cared … Read More

An open letter to the loved ones and partners of addicts

An open letter to the loved ones and partners of addicts Dear friend,       You are a warrior. You parents, grandparents, children, soul mates, partners, spouses, friends, mentors, sponsors, and teachers of addicts. You, reading this, are a warrior.      You haven’t always felt this way. You have been faced with the adversity of addiction: countless worry-filled nights, … Read More

Two People in One Brain: How It Works

Two People in One Brain: How It Works By Marc Lewis, Ph.D. When I said I wanted to move further into the psychology of addiction, I didn’t mean I was about to forget the brain. The subtleties of your thoughts and the cellular activities of your brain might seem like different planets, impossible to gaze at simultaneously. Yet both are going on … Read More

My Addiction: An Asian American Experience

My Addiction: An Asian American Experience By Sam Louie, MA, LMHC Tribers, We’re exited to share Sam’s story with our community.  We know a lot of people using our app feel stuck between two very different worlds, the one they share with everyone and the one they keep to themselves.  One thing we are always harping on, is that you … Read More

Keep it Simple, Not Easy

Keep it simple, not easy By Kathy Kinghorn, LCSW, CSAT-S Tribers, Kathy wrote a helpful article to encourage you in your thought-life. Take a few minutes to read this article and reflect on your thoughts. If you follow her simple instructions, over time it can have a profound impact on your life. As the ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus wrote, “Man’s … Read More

The 5 Lies That Keep Us Coming Back to Porn [Audio]

Episode 75: The 5 Lies That Keep Us Coming Back to Porn by Matt Dobschuetz, June 13, 2016 There are 5 lies I hear over and over again from guys trying to quit porn. These are the mistaken beliefs that go through our head right before we act out. In this episode, I label the 5 lies and share 5 … Read More