So what happens after we have been in a drunken stupor or high on drugs so frequently that it has messed with our mind? Is it game over for us? No it’s not. Our brain is a phenomenal organ – the most complex organ in our body! In brief, the brain regulates our body’s basic…

So are you somebody who prefers to stay on the sofa – or do your prefer to get up and do something?  Do you want to take action…? Think about this… 98% of the population probably remains on the sofa while 2% may get up and decide that they want something better… …Something better than…

When thinking about digestion it’s easy make a beeline straight for the stomach, skipping the mouth. And while we know the brain plays a role even before food hits our tongue, as the sights, smells and even thoughts of food get our digestive juices and hormones flowing, physical and chemical digestion begins in the yapper….

Is it possible to overcome addiction and not change?   I think about this regularly.   Even without addiction in the mix, we are creatures of habit and it is very easy to stay within our comfort zone. We have a hard time letting go of those habits and comforts – and frequently they often go hand…

Substance abuse, the foods we love to eat, our lifestyle choices, and stress can wreak havoc on our bodies. One casualty of this is our hormones. Some of the most common symptoms of HORMONAL IMBALANCES are: Persistent weight gain: Underlying hormonal imbalances make it difficult to maintain a healthy weight. Unaddressed or emerging insulin resistance…

Part of the purpose of this blog is to address issues and questions that come up for those of you who live a sober lifestyle. There is no official “handbook” for sobriety and anyone who tells you that there is only one way to do something is kidding themselves. That being said, there are several…

One of the self-improvement exercises that I actively participate in is a daily examination of how I can improve the “me” of today over the “me” of yesterday. It’s not a complicated process – I simply look at how I handled life yesterday and identify areas in which I can improve on or change for…

If you’ve never had any experience with someone who is sober, you probably wouldn’t hesitate to ask them a question like, “Do you think you’ll ever drink again?” In fact, I’ve noticed since going to treatment that it seems like this becomes the go-to question for folks the second they find out I don’t drink….

Let’s start with a bit of truth, delve into the lies we tell ourselves for a minute and then get back into the real crux of true honesty. As a sober man, I can say one of the most difficult aspects of no longer relying on drugs and alcohol to escape is learning to not…

So one night you are out and because of a little peer pressure and not wanting to stand out like a sore thumb you take a joint and puff away with everyone else. Or you find yourself wanting something to help you relax from the pressures at work and the stress at home and the…

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