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chaos addiction

Are You Addicted to Chaos?

Some people in recovery can concentrate on the newfound inner peace and contentment sobriety brings. However, others find themselves unsure of what to do without the dysfunction that characterized their lives during active addiction. If you find more comfort in drama than you do in tranquility, you may have...

cocaine withdrawal

Cocaine Withdrawal Symptoms

Cocaine is a dangerous drug made infamous by its role in various celebrity overdose deaths, but you don’t have to be famous to develop a dependence on cocaine and experience devastating physical, mental, financial and social problems. A worsening substance abuse disorder can erode your well-being and quality of...

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Gratitude Is an Action Word

Over time, substance abuse leads to selfish behaviors, harmful decisions and misplaced priorities. As a worsening addiction chips away at the foundations of your relationships, it fosters dysfunction by harming your ability to relate to others. Gratitude is the opposite of all this toxicity and unhealthiness, but you will...

colored meth

Colored Meth: Comparing Clear, White, Yellow and Pink Meth

Methamphetamines are a Schedule II stimulant that work directly on the central nervous system and interfere with neurotransmission activity. Depending on the techniques used to produce it, meth might have a powdery form or can resemble rock salt or chipped ice.  Regardless of its shape or appearance, meth has dangerous...

stress awareness

Is Stress Always Harmful?

Encountering stress in day-to-day life is inevitable. According to prevailing research, your body’s fight-or-flight response evolved to heighten your awareness amid dangerous or challenging circumstances, allowing you to act quickly when the need arises. In other words, without stress, humankind might have died out centuries ago. Some stress is beneficial,...

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