Valiant Living Blog

One, Two Punch: the “Tag-Team” Approach to Treating Bipolar Disorder

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Bipolar disorder (formerly known as manic-depressive illness or manic depression) affects 2.8% percent of Americans over 18. It… Read More

 

Polar Opposites: Differences Between Bipolar I and II Disorder

Thursday, September 9th, 2021

Imagine this: You experience a sudden, random, huge burst of energy, creativity, and motivation. However, this is not… Read More

 

Counting Sheep: An Overview of Sleep Disorders

Wednesday, September 8th, 2021

People who get an adequate amount of healthy, restorative sleep are better able to cope with stress and… Read More

 

Covid-19: An End-of-the-Summer Update

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

The United States is currently experiencing a rise in covid cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. In fact, as of… Read More

 

Consequences of Not Having a Work-Life Balance

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Work plays an important part in your lives, not only for the economic resources and benefits, but because… Read More

 

Gender Differences in Addiction

Friday, August 27th, 2021

Substance use disorder does not discriminate. It can happen to a person of any age, socioeconomic bracket, race,… Read More

 

An Overview of Stress

Friday, August 27th, 2021

In the course of your daily life, it is normal to experience one or more demands that place… Read More

 

Chemical Dependency: What Is It and How Is It Different From Addiction?

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

The terms addiction and chemical dependency are often used interchangeably, but there is a significant difference between the… Read More

 

Adapting to a Blended Family

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Blended families are formed when two people start a life together and bring children from previous relationships. Each… Read More

 

Defense Mechanisms

Sunday, August 22nd, 2021

Defense mechanisms offer protection from stress or anxiety by allowing the individual to adapt to internal conflict and… Read More