All addictions have one thing in common, whether it’s drug/alcohol addiction, porn addiction, gambling addiction, sex addiction, food addiction etc., the thread that runs through all of these is the obsession to change the way we feel from whatever negative feeling we have at the moment. We all know the feeling that comes over […]
This is one of the most common requests I get on my website from parents seeking help with their children’s addiction. Many of these children are in their 30’s and 40’s which I always find interesting in that the Mother or Father still refers to them as if they were in their teens or […]
In my experience the guilt and shame families live with when a member of their family is in active addiction is the main cause of enabling the addict to continue using. At first their shame puts up a curtain to the world so their secret is hidden which helps the addict go deeper into […]
Getting clean & sober doesn’t make us saints or perfect human beings but it does give us the chance to become a more loving and caring version of ourselves. This teaches us to be grateful for the small blessings and to be in acceptance of the storms in our lives, finding peace and serenity […]
Many years ago I came to the crossroads of my life and took the wrong turn. It’s too late to go back and take the right road but I’ve learned so much from taking that wrong turn those many years ago. It’s not the road you take that matters, it’s what you learn along […]
First the Pharma industry made billions flooding this country with opioids which has created a Tsunami of addiction. Now they are selling us medication to relieve the constipation caused by opioid use and selling naloxone (Narcan) medication to counter opioid overdose. This is the perfect business model, like an arsonist who sells fire extinguishers.