College Drinking

Tiger Woods: Conquering Golf and Alcoholic Thinking

When it comes to certain sports, there are specific greats in the game that we all think of. Whether they are/aren’t your favorites, these are individuals that are just well known players highlighted for their accomplishments throughout their careers. Take for example, for many, basketball rings with the name Jordan or James in the background. …

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Can You Detox From Opiates At Home?

“What is home? My favorite definition is “a safe place,” a place where one is free from attack, a place where one experiences secure relationships and affirmation. It’s a place where people share and understand each other. Its relationships are nurturing. The people in it do not need to be perfect; instead, they need to …

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The Connection Between Trauma and Alcoholic Thinking

As we stumble blindly through this world learning the daily tricks of the trade, most who aren’t oblivious to their emotions cycle through an onslaught of dissimilar feelings throughout the course of their day. From devilish like emotions resemblant of anger, to the simple bliss’ that can remind us of the innocence of childhood, there …

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What to Know About Methadone Detox

“That’s the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen”, wrote Charles Bukowski. The writings in his book ‘Women’ touches upon …

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The Art of Sober Pain Management

Understanding the art of sober pain management requires understanding pain. Pain is a distressing feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli. This is a feeling that always finds us, somehow some way. Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding; there’s no way to avoid it in its entirety. There’s …

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The Importance of Family in Recovery

“Blood is thicker than water” is an ancient English proverb that means familial bonds will always be stronger than the bonds of friendship or other loves. This being said, the family dynamic is a forced relationship that none of us ever chose. For some this involuntary link is an extraordinarily beautiful thing that fabricates joy …

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Looking Into an Alcohol Detox

“Looking into alcohol an detox”, a simple five worded sentence that has the power to evoke fear, anxiety, and/or guilt out of the bravest, unconcerned, and/or most shameless of beings. Any dismal emotion felt for that matter is typically because alcoholic thinking has gotten that person to the point of needing alcohol detox, that or …

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Understanding Our Immune System and Drinking Behaviors

For the users and abusers, slowing down on any questionable drinking behaviors is the best remedy for reattaining sound mind and body. However, for the alcoholic, dropping it altogether is how we recover.

What To Expect When Withdrawing From Alcohol

What To Expect When Withdrawing From Alcohol As most of us know, alcohol is a fermented beverage that has been around for thousands upon thousands of years. It can be found at basically any corner store within a few miles of where you’re sitting right this very moment. Of course most countries have specific laws …

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I Want To Quit Drinking, But I Don’t Want To Go To Detox

Many people want to quit drinking without utilizing a dedicated detox program. It is important to note that when you stop drinking, your body will go through many unpleasant detox and withdrawal symptoms whether or not you participate in a program. This is particularly true for heavy drinkers and alcohol abusers. The use of a …

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