Jeannie Baringer talks Addiction

Jeannie & JJ: The Baringer’s Pt. II

Jeannie & JJ This is the very first episode where I host two guests, Jeannie and JJ, to share their perspectives.  Jeannie is the mother of Erin Baringer and her son Dean died from an overdose. You might remember Erin…

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…

Dope is Unbearable: The OD Movement

Why Stopping Drugs is Unbearable

The question, "What happens to heroin addicts when they quit cold turkey, and why is it so unbearable?" popped up on my Quora feed the other day. This post is taken, in part, from my response. There are different levels…

Taylor & her Dad

Through Taylor’s Eyes

Taylor Lewinski joins me in this Discussion. What made Taylor such an exciting interview was that she offers insight that we hadn't previously spoken with. Someone who grew up with an addicted parent. Usually guests tell me their views on…

Addicted… What it Feels Like

In short being addicted is like watching the same shitty movie on repeat, day in and day out, all the while feeling as though you have no control to put something else on.  It’s a slow progression into insanity. While you’re conscious it’s happening, you don’t have the capacity to make a change.