You relapsed. Now what?

You relapsed. Now what?

A contingency plan can help get you rapid and constructive help when needed AND can reduce the potential negative impact on friends and family. In your plan, consider the following: Establish a trusted friend to inform if things go badly and help navigate your...
Building resilience in the fight against addiction

Building resilience in the fight against addiction

The hardest part of recovering from addiction may be the understanding that the addiction is never far away. Relapse is common. That does not mean that you shouldn’t work hard to prevent it. Relapse can undo a lot of hard work and may prove deadly. Many would say,...
How Vulnerable are you to addiction?

How Vulnerable are you to addiction?

You are not immune to addictive behaviors and the curse of addiction in all its forms. Knowing where the risks are can help with avoidance. While there are many forms, the below table represents some of the most mainstream forms in the order of significance based on...
Protect yourself from your phone

Protect yourself from your phone

Today’s smart phones are remarkable devices that can add real value to one’s life. But if mismanaged, smart phones can be a productivity killer. Consider the following best productivity practices to have your phone work for you and not against you. Configure your...
28 Day Break The Sugar Habit!

28 Day Break The Sugar Habit!

Sugar is addictive. And the western diet is completely inundated with it. Prior to the 1700s, people ate little to no sugar. By the early 19th century, the annual sugar intake of the average westerner was 18 pounds. Today that number is over 62 pounds annually. This,...