Forgiveness

Anger & Forgiveness Tribers, Have you ever had trouble forgiving because it felt impossible, or you simply didn’t know how to forgive? Who hasn’t struggled with forgiveness, right? By forgiving, we let go of our grievances, resentment, and judgments, allowing ourselves to heal. While this may sound good in theory, in practice it can feel impossible. It is important to … Read More

Withdrawal From Love

Withdrawal From Love Tribers, Instead of focusing on romance for today, it being Valentine’s Day, let’s look at withdrawing from love. Sounds fun right? Maybe not fun. But important? Yep. If you’re struggling with withdrawing from love, this is going to make your day. rTribe   Withdrawal From Love By susanpeabody 01/31/18 For most of my adult life, I had … Read More

The Secret Power of Shame

The Secret Power of Shame Hello Tribers, We are so glad you are here. Now take a deep breath and let’s get real about shame. Unhealthy shame is one of the most toxic parts of being human. If you’re human, you have shame. We’ve all had the same thought before: “I am bad”, “I’m stupid”, or “I’m worthless”. Guilt says … Read More

Codependency: What is It, Really?

Codependency Hey Tribers, When we think ‘healthy relationship’, we imagine both partners who depend on each other equally for love, emotional support & encouragement. However, the tendency to lose yourself in a relationship; forgetting what makes you, you, is called ‘codependency. It’s a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s  addiction, poor mental health, … Read More

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