Top 10 Most Addictive Painkillers and Their Risks

Top 10 Most Addictive Painkillers and Their Risks

Painkillers are sometimes used to treat debilitating pain or stress. These drugs simultaneously help the body’s nervous system block pain and stimulate portions of the brain that create pleasure. As such, painkillers can be highly addictive. Opioids are the most...
Vitamins and Supplements for Addiction

Vitamins and Supplements for Addiction

Most people believe that vitamins and supplements can be very helpful in supporting our health. A survey by the Council for Responsible Nutrition found that 84% of Americans feel confident that dietary supplements are safe and effective.  According to that same...
Perseverance

Perseverance

In order to be successful in recovery you must persevere! But what is perseverance, and how does one cultivate it?  This character trait is not strongly inherent in all humans, but it is certainly something you can nurture and build.  Without it, you will probably...
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy

Rational emotive behavioral therapy, also known as REBT, rational therapy, and rational emotive therapy, was created and developed by American psychotherapist Dr. Albert Ellis in the 1950s.  It is a branch of psychotherapy that helps people to work through their...
Take a Retreat

Take a Retreat

Have you ever thought about going on a retreat?  It might be the best thing for you!   While you may be thinking, “Hey, I already went on a retreat – I went to rehab!,” Well, that isn’t quite the same thing.  Now that you are clean and sober and well along your path...
Kratom Withdrawal Symptoms: What to Expect

Kratom Withdrawal Symptoms: What to Expect

Kratom is a plant commonly found in Southeast Asia. When used in tea and other beverages or taken on its own, kratom delivers results similar to those associated with opioids and stimulants. As such, kratom is sometimes abused. For those dealing with kratom addiction,...