You “obsess” over obsessing and find yourself doing unnecessary things over and over again, completing them just because the anxiety won’t go away unless they’re done. A quick visit to your doctor’s office clarifies everything: you’ve got Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Now you have to figure out what to do about it. OCD is marked by […]
You’re meant to immerse yourself in this “topic” until it surfaces in your dreams, until you subliminally speak its language and bring it up at every conversation, until you understand a world you’ve never understood before…
Many addicts say it’s harder to quit than keep using. To stay sober and clean, they need to face overwhelming challenges: tremendous guilt, low self-esteem, isolation, an irate family, problems finding work, and the demand that they change their lives and attitudes and belief systems… it would seem easier to simply keep using.
Ask the doctor: 1-14-18. Dear Doc, I’m in my 70’s and have noticed my memory seems to be slipping. I’m having problems remembering people’s names. Does that mean I’m getting Alzheimer’s? Many people have just that same question. As they age, they develop problems remembering names and occasionally forget where they parked their car, and […]
Sometimes money is scarce. Here are a few ideas to keep you going during those financially-challenged moments. Hang around your house. Yep, you heard that right. Look around. What do you see? Go through your old books, magazines, photos, movies, and music. You’ll be surprised with what you find — and, unless you plan on […]
Start every day with a smile and get it over with. W.C. Fields Feeling under the weather? You might want to try a chuckle or two. Recent studies show that laughter cures everything. Maybe not quite everything, but it sure is healthy. Laughter increases the release of endorphins in our bodies, helping us feel warm […]
Looking for a great way to deal with stress? To enjoy life? To reach nirvana? Simply download one of these coloring sheets and start feeling the peace.
Created for anyone in recovery, this Anti-Cravings Card belongs in your wallet. Next time you want to use drugs or alcohol, pull this card out and follow the directions: