Hope Is Not A Recovery Strategy – Get Help

Hope is awesome. Expecting and assuming a positive outcome to any situation is a good habit to form. But it must be accompanied by some wisdom and common sense otherwise it’s false hope. You can’t just hope your addiction or … Continue Reading

Stay On The Right Track. Stay In Recovery

You’ve taken the first step to change your life for the better. You are fed up with living the life of an addict. Maybe you’ve spent years in your addiction. If so, it will take more than a week or … Continue Reading

Caffeine is a drug. Are you an addict?

Caffeine is everywhere today. From outright energy drinks, to Starbucks brewed coffee, to pure caffeine powder there are more ways than ever before to consume caffeine. In the 1990’s CVS, Walgreens, and RiteAide put the local corner drug dealer out … Continue Reading

Life After Heroin? It's Been Good For Anthony Bourdain

Celebrity Chef and best selling author Anthony Bourdain considers himself one of the lucky ones to get off heroin and make it out alive. “I should’ve died in my 20’s” when talking about his heroin addiction in the 1980’s during … Continue Reading

Recovery Is Active Not Passive

Things will not magically get better. Your habit or addiction won’t just go away. And while I believe in miracles its not the best recovery strategy. You can overcome any addiction. You can break the chains of any habit. It … Continue Reading

Want To Live A Successful Life? Then Learn This Word

Warren Buffet mastered this word to achieve incredible wealth. Steve Jobs used this word to change our lives forever. And this tiny but powerful word is available to you as well. Need more time? This word is a valuable time … Continue Reading

Steps To Make Recovery Less Painful

Most people entering treatment are naturally apprehensive and curious as to what lies ahead. Here are a few steps to help you get the most out of your time spent in rehab. First off, convince yourself that this will be … Continue Reading

Less is More

Want to reduce stress, get more done, find lost time and have extra money? Then begin to simplify your life and embrace the idea of less is more. We know from research that stress can trigger any habit or addiction. … Continue Reading

Cut yourself some Slack

They say those who wonder if they are good parents are typically the ones who are good parents. I think sometimes those who continually beat themself up are probably the ones who should give themselves a break. Don’t be so … Continue Reading

Say No To Stigmatizing Addiction

Not a day goes by without some hater commenting on social media about the lifestyle or actions of someone fighting addiction. I got news for all those haters. We’re all addicted to someone or something. And some of those things … Continue Reading