No Negative New Years Resolutions

It’s New Year’s Eve again, and that means many people will be making their New Years resolutions, and many people will fail at keeping those resolutions.  One reason for the failures is that people set negative goals such as: I won’t smoke anymore. I...

Quick Tip: Explore Your Options

When one quits or cut down on their substance use they are left with a void. The reason for this is that they were using the substance to serve a need or desire (whether or not the substance use is an effective way to serve these needs is another discussion...

Beyond One Day At A Time

There are a few fundamental problems with the thought process of a person who abuses substances, but today, we’ll just be tackling the pattern of short term thinking which is so often at the base of these problems – and how the most common piece of advice...

Coping With AA (Atheist Abuse) Part 1

Atheist’s suffer a lot of abuse in 12-step programs and treatment settings – this much is clear whenever I peruse other alternative addiction/recovery websites and message boards (not to mention I have personal experience with it).  The badgering,...
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