Self-Awareness

Self-Awareness

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.

Five Tools for Addiction

Dealing with Addiction: 5 Essential Tools

Diet Dealing with addiction isn't easy. Sure it sounds simple, but changing your diet can have a huge impact on your anxiety levels.  Be conscious of consuming more foods high in antioxidants like acai and blueberries. They help raise raise…

Step Nine of AA: Honor

Step Nine of AA: Honor

Society sees the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous as the Bible for anyone looking to recover from an addiction.  The program has an estimated success rate of between 8% and 12% according to addiction specialists, and AA has approximately 2…

Erin Baringer: The OD Movement

Erin Baringer’s Story Pt. I

Erin Baringer talks addiction Erin Baringer has seen a lot in his life. He is a soldier, having served three years in the army with one in Afghanistan. Erin has experienced first hand just how widespread the opiate problem has…

Ketamine for Depression

Ketamine and the Problem with 12 Step

Editor's note: This is not meant to be a criticism of Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, or 12 Step Programs.  I love the program, rather it is meant to spark the discussion on addiction to change the dialogue and to reassess the problem of drugs in society. Now I’m going to cram more themes into this post than I should try, but here goes...