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    Self-defeating behaviors

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    self/ /de.feat.ing/ /be.hav.iors n.noun Self-defeating behaviors are any behaviors an individual displays that negatively affects their life. An example of self-defeating behavior would be to set a goal of saving money, but instead, an individual spends more money than they would make in a month. In short, a person who displays a self-defeating behavior makes…

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    Self-discipline

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    Self / dis.cip.line   n.noun Self-discipline is the act of disciplining or, the power of restraining one’s feelings, desires, etc., especially with the intention of improving oneself. Without self- discipline a person isn’t able to truly be in control of their lives. Paying bills, studying for class, and even personal hygiene all require self-discipline. Self-discipline…

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    Self-worth

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    self / worth n.noun The World Book Dictionary defines self-worth as “a favorable estimate or opinion of oneself; self-esteem.” Self-worth, much like self-esteem, is the foundation in a person to believe in themselves. If a young adult has little self-worth or belief in their self, this leads to a poor self-image. A young person’s self-image…

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    Substance abuse treatment programs

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    Sub.stance / a.buse / treat.ment / prog.rams n.noun Substance abuse treatment programs are facilities that offer treatment to individuals who are suffering from harmful, and potentially, life-threatening addictions. These specialized treatment programs, in most cases, employ the services of mental health and addiction treatment professionals. Moreover, substance abuse should be the first choice for those…

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    Supportive environment

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    sup.por.tive / en.vi.ron.ment n.noun A supportive environment is an environment, which supports, nurtures and promotes positive ramifications within an individual’s life. This type of environment is an important factor for any individual who desires to live a life of fulfillment, happiness and success. A supportive environment can take place in many different places. An individual’s…

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