5 Stereotypes of Addicts

In my experience, most of the stereotypes about addicts are extremely flawed.

How to Establish Healthy Boundaries in Relationships

Setting boundaries can be difficult work, but can lead to more supportive relationships and a more fulfilling life.

How the Legalization of Marijuana Affects Colorado Locals

Making pot legal has a number of ramifications for Colorado residents, particularly in the population's perception of recreational drug use.

The Power of Thought Stopping

Thought stopping can be an effective tool during particularly stressful periods of life, or when known addiction triggers present themselves.

Sobriety from Serenity, Not Salary

One writer shares a thought-provoking life experiences and decisions regarding finding lasting peace in recovery.

The Perks of Being a Recovering Addict

One writer shares daily reminders of the wonders their new life in sobriety and recovery continues to give her.

Transference: A Weight Loss Story

One writer talks about her weight loss issues in her youth and how it has affected her adult life and recovery process.

Medical Marijuana: How Are There So Many Different Types?

The technology used for breeding seed for other purposes is used to increase the strength of certain cannabinoids in marijuana.

When Coping Mechanisms Become Addictions

Becoming addicted to something means that you no longer use to get high--you use to sustain a consistent low.

Drug Abuse among Artists: Why Is It So Prevalent?

Artists are people easily tempted by a source of instant gratification, whether that is in the form of cigarettes, marijuana, alcohol, or other substances.