Will I Ever Be Happy Again?

“There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” – Epictetus, Greek sage and Stoic philosopher, born a slave (AD 55 – AD 136) The temptation to ask ourselves if we’ll ever be happy again is normal. It very likely happens…

Why You Need To Work The Steps in Recovery

Once you’ve achieved sobriety – you’ve gotten clean and sober from alcohol or drugs – you might be tempted to think that you’ve done all you need to do. If it’s one thing that research studies have taught us, however, it’s that people in recovery who fail to actively work it are destined to relapse.…

Marijuana Use Affects Decision Making

Marijuana use is on the rise, according to data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Perceptions that marijuana is a harmless drug are also on the rise, despite increasing evidence that shows an association between marijuana and dangerous side effects such as psychosis. A recent study conducted at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center provides…

10 Secrets To Do Better In Recovery

Searching for ways to help improve your recovery chances? This is a good sign that you’re on the right track. But recovery from substance abuse or process behavior addiction, as you know, isn’t always smooth sailing. It’s easy to get a little lost somewhere along the way. We’ve done some of the legwork for you…