Top 10 Most Addictive Illegal Drugs

Top 10 Most Addictive Illegal Drugs

The detoxification and recovery from drug addiction is a difficult process that one has to endure. Some drugs are more addictive than others are because their chemical structure causes cravings for more of the drug. Certain drugs also cause physical changes to...
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06/08 2015
Any length to stay sober

Any length to stay sober

I’ll be the first to admit sometimes I don’t go to any length to stay sober. I’ve gone a week and a half without going to a meeting, I don’t write out my Tenth Step every single night, and sometimes I procrastinate...
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06/04 2015
Surviving as an alcoholic is quite a journey

Surviving as an alcoholic is quite a journey

Surviving alcohol addiction is quite a journey. It takes strength. It takes courage. It takes motivation. It takes love. It takes support. I could go on and on, but the point is: it is NOT an easy journey. Anyone on this journey...
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05/13 2015
Leaving the alcoholic with a drinking problem

Leaving the alcoholic with a drinking problem

To leave or not to leave the alcoholic, that is the question. I have been in this situation several times, even in sobriety. It can be one of the most difficult decisions to make, because while staying in the misery seems impossible,...
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05/11 2015
Understanding Dopamine is Crucial

Understanding Dopamine is Crucial

A Naturally-Produced Chemical Can Also be Manufactured Medical science has finally shed some much-needed light on the problem of dopamine addiction. At one time addiction was thought to be a reflection of weak character and wrong choices. But now, after decades of...
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05/04 2015
Recovery: Writing the Story of Your Life

Recovery: Writing the Story of Your Life

“When Writing the Story of Your Life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen.” -Rebel Thriver I think of this quote often as I make some big changes in my life. I am quitting a job that I hate to pursue writing...
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04/20 2015
The Beauty of Prayer

The Beauty of Prayer

I never fully comprehended The Beauty of Prayer until about a year into my sobriety. I started waking up every morning before the sun to meditate. That was when I first began to realize how out of control and generally negative my...
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04/13 2015