Month: July 2018

Addicted To The Escape

“Actually, I hated drinking; I loved the escape.” When this statement fell out of my mouth this weekend, I was just as shocked at its bluntness as I was taken aback by the veracity of the statement. The truth is I have hated alcohol from an early age. I remember mistakingly grabbing a grown-up’s drink

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Demi’s Overdose Shakes The Recovery Community

Much like every other instance in life, we watch the celebrities face personal trials and triumphs and we collectively mourn or celebrate according. When these people are at the top of their game we are all on the sidelines rooting for them, and even more stunning, when they are down-and-out we collectively feel a loss.

They open up a very personal part of their lives to us, and in return, we loyally show unwavering support and embrace them.

Demi Lovato is one of these people.

Old Dog, New Tricks

So, as some of you may have noticed, I took an abrupt hiatus from blogging. No, it’s not that I relapsed. It’s just that, sometimes in life, things happen that require you to do some serious soul-searching. You need to figure yourself out, without the outside opinions of others and what they think is best

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Refreshments, Anyone?

Well, here we are approaching another summer holiday and for some of you, I know it’s officially crunch time. Summer parties send up triggers and temptation like landmines, and it seems impossible to walk through a minefield and never catch some shrapnel. My advice: STEER CLEAR OF “MOCKTAILS“!!! Even the word feels haughty to say!

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Let The Fear Of Change Work In Your Favor

…Think about how many people had to eat oleander and die from it before people were like, “oh yeah, maybe we shouldn’t eat those ones, or pick them really lets just leave those alone.”

Keep in mind, the technology at our fingertips now is but a “.” on the very last page of human history.
Being afraid of new things is…