Psychoactive substances have long been connected to the creative process. But how does addiction affect creativity? And what’s the relationship between mental illness and creative work? A look at the darker side of the coin here.
Does credit belong to the drugs or the writers? A look at how some of the best English language writers have struggled with addiction and often lost.
A look at gender-based assumptions in the world of addiction treatment….that are wrong!
The common arguments against 12 step programs – and their counters – here.
You can. But why try to beat addiction on your own? Science is showing us how social connections make us more happy. This article explores the relationship between community and positivity, with tips on how you can get more connected…today!
Addiction is not really a hedonistic pursuit. It is a grueling, maladaptive way of relating to other people and an inability to be present in one’s life and self. Explore basic concepts brought forward by The Rat Park and learn how you can overcome addiction through connecting to other people. More here.
What if happiness was a practice instead of a state of mind? 5 practical ways to bring happiness into your life HERE.
Do you hesitate when it comes to “meditation”? Here, we discuss 7 real-life benefits of adding meditation (Step 11) to your daily routine. More on the science, research, and advantages of this age-old intervention here.
An academic look at how assumptions about the “truth” about addiction and its treatment can inadvertently disempower those we are trying to help.
A look at the cycle of addiction, poverty, and costs that they incur to the United Kingdom. Plus, sobering facts and commentary.