Addiction is Real and It’s Not Easy, but There is Help

With the recent death of the actor Philip Seymour Hoffman many are discussing the topic of addiction; some people are able to see the real disease addiction is while others are not so clear minded about that fact. Addiction, as defined by Merriam-Webster is having “a strong and harmful need to regularly have something or do something”. Addiction predominantly refers to drugs or gambling, but in this day and age addiction is far more publicized with one having a drug addiction. A drug could be anything from over the counter pills to prescribed narcotics to hardcore street level drugs; it also […]

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MUST READ: Best Kept Secret a Novel by Amy Hatvany Moms

I recently completed a book called Best Kept Secret written by Amy Hatvany and this book hit home with me. The author of Sippy Cups are not for Chardonnay – Stephanie Wilder-Taylor said “Rarely do I find a book that stays with me long after I’ve finished it, but this is definitely one.” I feel for you Stephanie, this is exactly how I would word my feelings for Best Kept Secret. It’s no secret that society puts a lot of pressure on woman, especially mothers, to do everything right. Not only is it key to have a successful satisfying career […]

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Overweight? Alcohol Problem? Runs in family? Be the Change You Deserve

Genes make up so many parts of who we are and how we appear such as what eye color or hair color we will have. Our body shape is always going to end up being something like those we are related to, not always directly in proportion with our father and mother and even being obese is something that has been linked to genetics. What I have learned about fighting genes versus simply using genes as an excuse. I don’t care what your genetics and family history may say you are prone to be, whether they say are you going […]

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Sober Living

There are so many people who struggle with alcohol and drugs, but must have a hard time getting themselves any help. The thing about trying to live a sober life means that you must first admit you have a problem and all too often that first step is what can kill the pride of a person who struggles with addiction. Sober living can best happen when you admit yourself or a loved one into a rehab, if you are around Cali then you could check out California drug rehab facilities. Every rehab center is different and the ones, in my […]

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