Every year, on the 31st of August, the state of Ohio comes together to observe Overdose Awareness Day. This sad event reminds us of the devastating consequences of substance abuse and addiction. It serves as a reminder of the immense toll they have taken on individuals, families, and communities in the state. Today is a day to honor those who died from an overdose. It is also a day to raise awareness about the opioid crisis. Additionally, it is a day to help those battling addiction through education and support.
Boredom and addiction are closely linked, and understanding this connection is crucial in addiction recovery. Boredom, defined as the state of being weary and restless through lack of interest, can have negative effects on mental health and lead to risky behaviors. The Sunshine Coast Health Centre shared some interesting insights about how boredom can affect …
Daydreaming helps to reset our minds. It improves our cognitive function and problem-solving. Additional benefits of daydreaming include things like:
Reprieve from stressful situations
Helps us reach our goals
Allows our brains to process feelings, events, and problems that need a solution