James Murray (Stories Of Addiction Recovery)

you know the first time I drove up here remember what driving up and I’m like looking around so it said this is everything I thought of rehab was gonna be until I actually went to one that Oasis type of thing we’re like you’re getting high you think you’re gonna go to rehab and […]

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3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed

3 Arguments Why Marijuana Should Stay Illegal Reviewed

All around the world, marijuana is being decriminalized, or even made legal. But is this really a good idea? In the online debate, the harmful sides are often downplayed. So let’s look at the three most powerful arguments against legalizing marijuana. [Intro – Kurzgesagt] Argument number 1: In the last few decades, Marijuana has been […]

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The Healthy Food Movement: Strength in Unity

dietary changes appeared to be shifting universally towards a diet dominated by higher intakes of calorie dense foods corn syrup and sugar animal products and oils thanks to global agricultural policies that have built in a long-term focus on creating things like cheap corn consumption of these foods high in saturated trans fats salt and […]

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Your Self Care Is An Attack On Me

Your Self Care Is An Attack On Me

– And then Trapp said, don’t talk to me until the end of berry season. – Oh, god, we work with so many dorks. – I know. I know. – What are you doing right now? You want to get a beer? – Oh, I can’t I’m going to a boot camp class. [SAD PIANO […]

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The Best Thing For Me (Stories Of Addiction Recovery)

The Best Thing For Me (Stories Of Addiction Recovery)

So growing up, um, I had a pretty luxurious life. I lived in a beautiful home in a small town. I had a very normal upbringing; two parents, a sister. I was very loved by my whole entire family. My first drink was when I was twelve years old. When I got into high school, […]

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Understanding The 12 Steps – STEPS FIVE, SIX, & SEVEN

Understanding The 12 Steps – STEPS FIVE, SIX, & SEVEN

When I go into my Fifth Step, I gotta give this person all of my life story. Reading that out load, was – was pretty crazy. And I feel like I’m gonna throw up. It was hard to – to not throw up in my mouth. And there’s always this barrier between me and you. […]

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Understanding The 12 Steps – STEP TWO

Understanding The 12 Steps – STEP TWO

Second Step states that… we “came to believe that a power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.” So, if I need to be restored to sanity… then I’m insane. If the insanity is the obsession then if it restores us to sanity, it’s saying it can remove this obsession. I understand, and I […]

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Understanding The 12 Steps – STEP ONE

Understanding The 12 Steps – STEP ONE

The First Step – the First Step is meant to level you. So, the beauty of the 12 Steps is that it allows the addict to diagnose himself. We have to figure out whether or not – or what it means to be a drug addict or an alcoholic. What this literature says is that, […]

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Fighting the Stigma

so as a person who struggled with drug addiction for a really long time I was in and out of treatment centers and I could never get a grasp on what it was that I was supposed to do to get well after finally you know being able to get my feet on the ground […]

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I Didn’t Want My Son To Die (Stories Of Addiction Recovery)

I Didn’t Want My Son To Die (Stories Of Addiction Recovery)

You ask where we would be without Green Mountain? I don’t know where we’d be. We wouldn’t be sitting here. I don’t know where I’d be. I know – I don’t even want to think of Joe. I know I probably would have made plans for a funeral because it’s that bad. I didn’t want […]

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