Gateway Theory, if you’re a product of the D.A.R.E. generation you’ve no doubt heard of the concept. Get introduced to “soft” drugs like alcohol or marijuana and you’re all but guaranteed to turn into a heroin addict. Is it true?
“When people see situations that need to change, the temptation is to immediately apply a behavioral solution. That seems like the fast approach. But if mindset is not addressed, it is usually the slow approach to change.” ― The Arbinger Institute
Essentially Self-Awareness is the process of finding yourself. The effects are far reaching as it enables you to see how you most effectively work with others, as well as teaches you how to govern yourself.
Jessica Fraley grew up in a house where addiction was normalized. We discuss her experiences, talk about drug education, and share a little on her vision.
One of the unforeseen consequences of habitual substance abuse comes from addicts commonly losing interest in the things that once brought them joy. It’s been eight years since I watched both the deciding game in the Stanley Cup and the…