Life successfully lived and properly enjoyed is navigated using both passion and reason. A life infused with addiction will be driven primarily by. . .
In the process of recovery from addiction, we are reminded of the importance of acquiring the power to change from the inside out. Much of life’s discomforts. . .
A life built around addictive patterns is necessarily chaotic. The deeper the commitment to one’s addictions, the deeper the chaos and inability to. . .
The process of recovery is necessarily one of self-discovery. Many prone to addiction have developed the abilities of the social chameleon—changing our. . .
This story describes the self-driven downward spiral of addiction. It describes the pattern of emotional consequences created by the addiction itself, requiring. . .
At their center, the drives for both active addiction and for successful recovery are the same. In both cases, it is the pursuit of fulfillment and contentment. . .
The path to successful recovery from addiction is necessarily one of change. The process of freeing ourselves from addictive patterns resists itself. . .
Addiction is distraction—be it a powerful psychoactive substance, the thrill of placing a bet, the feeling of wholeness that merging with another seems to promise, or. . .