Addiction’s Twin Is Lying

Stephen King, famous author who has written 63 books (Carrie, The Shining, The Green Mile) in 35 years has admitted to spending most of the 80s on an extended drug and alcohol binge. He even admitted that his brain was so fogged with drugs and alcohol that he can barely remember the books that he wrote during those times.

Addiction and Lying

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The Situation: Drug Addiction In The Philippines

Drugs and alcohol has been glamorized by the media and in social media, with the latter playing such a big role in our daily life s it affects our own behaviors and preferences.

In the Philippines, drugs is one of the most prevalent problems in the country, with an estimated 1.7 million Filipinos addicted or using drugs. Read More

The Hidden Face of Addiction: Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is any violent, aggressive, or abusive behavior in a relationship between partners, wherein one tries to gain or maintain power and control over another through destructive means.

Domestic Violence

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Real-Life Horror By Illegal Drugs

Illegal drugs such as cocaine, marijuana, and heroin, to name a few, cause negative and even fatal effects to anyone who abuses and becomes addicted to them. However, there seems to be more and more dangerous drugs being made everywhere in the world.

This article shows you the newer drugs being made, sold, and used and their horrific, fatal side effects.

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So You’re Addicted to Coke?

Cocaine, also known as ‘coke’ on ‘crack’ s a highly powerful and addictive drug. In fact, it is so addictive that studies if you give a mouse some cocaine each time it presses a lever, the mouse will do nothing else but press that lever. It will persistently do it, without stopping, not even to eat or drink water, until it eventually dies from overdose.

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How To “STAY STOPPED”

For people who are obsessed or addicted to anything, whether drugs, alcohol, smoking, eating junk foods and many others, quitting is easy. You can say that you have done this a hundred times. As Mark Twain puts it:

“It’s easy to quit smoking. I’ve done it hundreds of times.”

Change Your Thinking

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DEADS: How To Resist The Cravings

Once you have decided to get on the road to recovery, you have to be prepared to deal with your cravings. Before, it was so easy to succumb to these cravings but now, you have to make a commitment to abstain from your addictions.

Yes To You

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5 Basic Recovery Tools

When you are ‘running and gunning’ on your drug or alcohol addiction, life seems fast paced. However, it just seems like it because for many addicts, a lot–if not all–of their activities revolve around their substance use. But it is all a different story when you are in recovery. For some, being in recovery is like being stripped of everything that used to cloud their judgement: the habit and the chemical substances.

Strong Walls

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Take This Hindsight As An Insight

Once you have chosen to take that step into the road to recovery, you will find that it has plenty of challenges you never thought you would ever come across.

Beth Leipholtz is a college student and college student paper editor-in-chief who also navigates her way through sobriety. She has written for several publications like Huffington Post and Thought Catalog. She shares insights on her own journey through sobriety in an article, 10 Things I Wish I Knew At The Beginnings of Sobriety.

She shares, “Make my hindsight your insight and save yourself the trouble and heartache I suffered.”

Not For The Faint Of Heart

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Addiction And Love: A Parallel

Now that Valentine’s Day is near, let’s take a look at how love can make you do certain things, like act strange and be fixated about one thing–the ‘love of your life’.

Don’t you think a person in love acts somewhat life a person who is addicted?

The Strongest Drug

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