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…

They say it’s human to judge. But the truth is we are so freaking hard on ourselves! We are usually our own harshest critic. And we can be really mean to ourselves; the things that we say to ourselves in our head are usually things we would NEVER in a million years say to someone…

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…

The second organ used for detoxification is the lungs. Oxygen is one of the most important nutrients in the human body. It is possible for the body to go months without food and days without water, but only a few precious minutes without oxygen before the body suffocates.  Take a moment and focus on your…

There are six (or seven if you are a woman) organs that help us detoxify daily to keep toxins out and our bodies working succinctly. They are the skin, lungs, kidney, bowel (or colon), liver, the lymphatics, and uterus (for women). If any of these are congested or blocked, toxins may start circulating through our…

Our digestive, nervous, and hormonal systems were designed to work together to achieve optimum health. This is what our bodies want to do! When we overload them with toxins, unhealthy foods, negative thoughts, and behaviors, these systems don’t work as well as they should and we get sick. Detoxing brings BALANCE back (ha! Remember, Whole…

So ready for part 2 of digestion?  From the mouth to the stomach… Once food is broken down and mixed with saliva in the mouth, it travels down the esophagus and into the stomach. Food can stay in the stomach for anywhere from 2-4 hours depending on the amount of fat or fibre in the…

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…

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…

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