How to Help Someone Struggling With Alcoholism

Today, it seems like alcohol is the drug of choice for many who suffer from addiction. And why not? It’s legal, socially acceptable, and fairly inexpensive. However, as anyone who knows an alcoholic will tell you, it can easily be abused. While alcohol does have reputation for loosening…

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Wordplay Wednesday: Inspired

Overwhelmed But open-minded Moving through Expansion Tired Purposeful action With restraint Tuning in Faith Inspired I wrote this one in June of 2010, shortly after making the decision to stop drinking.

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5 Early Signs of Addiction to Look Out For

The vast majority of people who have an addiction, regardless of the type of addiction, have very similar patterns of behavior. Often the people who are close to an addict miss the early signs of addiction or accept the behaviors of the addict based on the lies…

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When More is Never Enough: My Triumph Over Addiction

Food, work, the internet, caffeine, booze, exercise, shopping, lovers… many of us grapple with addiction in some way. Many commonly ascribe genetics to addiction, but it’s actually a complex spiritual condition stemming from unresolved emotional pain. Regardless of whether it is pain originating in childhood, or another…

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