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December 23, 2018

My entire agenda seemed to revolve around gaining approval from the people who I was most afraid of. Throughout this period in my life I hurt many people, physically and emotionally but I refused to acknowledge any of the guilt and shame caused by my behaviour. I burie...

October 19, 2018

We can’t always choose what happens in our life or in the world, what we think or feel, but I trust we always can try to reflect and work on what attitude we want to adopt toward them. So, I wondered: is there one attitude better than others?

July 13, 2018

Addiction often seems like a simple problem from the outside. It looks like a case of lack of impulse control. But while low impulse control can contribute to the development of substance abuse, and increasing impulse control can help treat it, there is a lot more to i...

August 8, 2017

Addiction can grab hold of anyone, showing no bias when it searches for victims. As if the torment of addiction isn’t enough, addiction recovery is equally tormenting for many. According to the disease model of addiction, being sober does not mean that the addiction is...

August 7, 2017

I wonder, when did my recovery begin? Not when I began to abstain in 2008. The feelings woke up. Fairyland, "numb world" stopped. I began to wake up.

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