These days we are hearing so much about the increased use of marijuana for medical reasons, social reasons and whatever reason. Many states are legalizing some form of marijuana use. While I won’t debate here the pros and cons of changing legislation, I will say that for many folks ongoing regular marijuana use makes them feel tired, lazy, unmotivated, hazy and less than productive. Some research (NIDA.gov) has shown that IQ decreases with chronic use of marijuana, particularly if you started using in adolescence. You may be missing some of your smarts, wanting to get your edge back for life’s many intellectual, work and relationship challenges. It’s a sneaky, difficult drug to get off of though, particularly with changing social issues almost promoting more open use. Take a look at your pot habit and make proactive decisions about what you want to do about it. If you have kids, you want to think about the impact that your marijuana use has on your as a role model as a strong, stable parent for your child. Sometimes in relationships, you may feel that your partner is not really there, unsupportive, or not even present. Is pot getting in the way? Let’s take a look at that.
This blog is not intended, nor should it be taken, as counseling or professional advice. For health or mental health concerns, seek the assistance of a professional.