Addiction is Everywhere

There are many myths and misapprehensions about addiction—but none are more dangerous than this one: The myth that addiction only touches certain people, or perhaps certain kinds of people. The myth that addiction happens to them, but it could never happen to you. The reality is much weightier, more pervasive than that. Addiction is an…

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Alcohol and Sleep

There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding alcohol. One of the most pervasive is that drinking alcohol can assist you in getting a good night’s sleep. Actually, this isn’t true at all—and in fact, alcohol can do more harm than good in this regard, keeping you from getting the rest you truly need. This may…

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FebYOUary

Many of us tend to associate the month of February with its most major holiday—Valentine’s Day. As such, the month seems like it’s all about our relationships with other people—romantic relationships and otherwise. There’s nothing wrong with that, of course—so long as it doesn’t cause you to neglect the relationship you have with yourself. Because…

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Sober Valentine’s Day Gifts

Valentine’s Day can be fun for some—in particular, those in committed, romantic relationships. Frankly, though, it can be pretty brutal for others, including those who have recently gone through divorces or break-ups, or who simply feel isolated or alone. There’s another group that tends to have a difficult time on Valentine’s Day, and does not…

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