Sobriety Tips & Tools

Is Addiction A Disease?

Is Addiction A Disease?

Don't people choose to drink or do drugs? How can addiction be a disease?Addiction is much more than a few bad choices. It disrupts the areas of the brain that are involved in reward, motivation, learning, judgement, and memory. Not only can it damage brain and body functions, but it can also damage relationships, families, and workplaces.

3 Knockout, Super-Awesome Gifts Of Sober Parenting

3 Knockout, Super-Awesome Gifts Of Sober Parenting

The good news is that finding recovery and working hard are worth it. It’s more than making up for lost time; parenting in recovery realigns the parental instincts a person naturally should embody. For me, recovery made me the parent I was meant to be. The benefits far outweigh the damage I did in the past, and I’ve moved on. It still takes work though.

March Is National Nutrition Month, The Perfect Time To Focus On Nutrition In Addiction Recovery

March Is National Nutrition Month, The Perfect Time To Focus On Nutrition In Addiction Recovery

March is National Nutrition Month. As a person recovering from a disordered relationship with food, I’m a big fan of making more mindful choices and this is a perfect opportunity to take stock of some powerful tools you can use to enhance your recovery.