Sobriety

Shame as a Barrier to Addiction Treatment

Shame as a Barrier to Addiction Treatment

2017-11-17 14:54:21 The largest barrier to alcoholics getting treatment is shame. This is ironic because getting help and getting sober should be an action that alcoholics feel proud of. Original Source »

7 Tips to Help You Stay Sober

7 Tips to Help You Stay Sober

Do you find it hard to stay sober? If you want to recover easily from your addiction, you can use the tips given below. These tips will make it easier for you to control yourself and stay calm. 1. Addiction is a disease You should keep in mind that addiction is just like a disease. And for success, you have to be sober. Just like a disease, addiction makes it harder for you to achieve success. So,... »

Alcohol and Cancer, Explained

Alcohol and Cancer, Explained

2018-01-07 16:52:00 “Alcohol and endogenous aldehydes damage chromosomes and mutate stem cells” Juan I. Garaycoechea, Gerry P. Crossan, Frédéric Langevin, Lee Mulderrig, Sandra Louzada,  Fentang Yang, Guillaume Guilbaud, Naomi Park, Sophie Roerink, Serena Nik-Zainal, Michael R.Stratton & Ketan J. Patel     Nature doi:10.1038/nature25154 This pay-walled article, ... »

Ativan Dependence

Ativan Dependence

2018-01-20 01:40:30 Looking for info on Ativan dependence? Check out our A-Z outline on the nature of dependence, how it is different from addiction, as well as ways to address it, here. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Original Source »

Cultivate Your Full Bloom

Cultivate Your Full Bloom

2018-01-12 16:43:20 On May 7, 2013 I was on a plane flying back to Cancun where I lived at the time, from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Minutes before I had made a heartbreaking decision for myself. I decided that I would not be drinking again, until further notice. My mom had listened to me crying in the Punta Cana airport, full of distress and questioning my worth as a person. What the fuck wa... »

The 5 secrets to sucessful sobriety and the 3 mistakes to avoid.

The 5 secrets to sucessful sobriety and the 3 mistakes to avoid.

2018-01-17 05:19:07   Want to know the secret? Want to know the ‘how?’ How do you get from the place you are in right now, to the place where drinking is no longer a problem? And not only is drinking no longer a problem but you are free, fulfilled and reaching your full potential? Want to know that secret? Thought so. Then join me in the FREE Masterclass where I teach you the five... »

Sobriety and Abstinence – 2 Distinctly Different Terms in Drug and Alcohol Recovery

Sobriety and Abstinence – 2 Distinctly Different Terms in Drug and Alcohol Recovery

Entering and growing in recovery or working on sobriety is much different than absence, simply stopping the use of drugs and alcohol. Becoming sober is a process, not an event. Some people enter treatment, complete it and believe they are done; that is no so. Achieving sobriety and growing in recovery is a progressive, developmental process. There are phases of recovery which are moved through, ea... »

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The Emetophobia Recovery System

The Emetophobia Recovery System is a complete emetophobia treatment program to cure the fear of vomit. Emetophobia is the irrational fear of vomit, and other things associated with vomit. The system from Rich Presta builds upon the previous, ground-breaking Emetephobia Eraser Program by Jillian Stevens. This brand new system consists of four parts: The Emetophobia Recovery System Manual The System... »

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A Sober Drunk, Finally

In 2015, I dedicated all of my writing to the addict who still suffers. The user that can not stop pulls at my heartstrings. I was that person. I drank until I almost poisoned everything in my life. The losses can not even be calculated when you include my self-esteem, integrity and life spirit. As a writer, I want to share and convey anything that can help. No one has to face addiction alone. Man... »

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How to Maintain Sobriety After Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Alcoholism is an overwhelming disease. Alcohol addiction is also a hard habit to break, even after receiving treatment. Here are some helpful tips to assist you on your road to recovery after receiving alcohol addiction treatment. This goes without saying, but one of the best ways to avoid succumbing to an alcohol addiction is to steer clear from people or places that encourage your former habit. ... »

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