Common Withdrawal Symptoms of Vicodin Detox

Vicodin withdrawal treatment has side effects, and they can have a large impact on one’s life, at least in the first few months. Many symptoms of opioid detox are physical, and these can add a lot of stress to an already mentally-draining situation. It’ll take some time to get back on the horse after giving […]

The Difference Between Listening and Hearing

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LISTENING AND HEARING In the midst of a heated conversation or argument, there is no different between what we hear and what is said. The words are words, and they mean what they mean. At their core, however, words aren’t simply words. Listening and hearing are two very different actions. IN A […]

Tolerance to Adderall can Lead to Addiction

Adderall (amphetamine salt) is a stimulant drug popular in the US for treating symptoms ADHD. Tolerance to Adderall occurs within the first few weeks of use. Adderall tolerance is a natural side effect of dependence, which is a normal part of Adderall treatment. You should feel normal. For those who use Adderall to get high, […]

Dealing with Winter Blues in Recovery

It’s getting colder. It’s getting darker. Winter is coming. For some people, this is the hardest part of the year. Being indoors can be great, sure—especially around this time. Who doesn’t love sitting around a fire with family, watching Christmas movies, eating cookies, and sipping cocoa? Still, some of us need a certain amount of daylight and […]

Some Good Reasons to Quit Smoking Yesterday

GOOD REASONS TO QUIT SMOKING YESTERDAY Smoking rates have gone down rapidly since the baby boomer generation, but lots of people still smoke, especially young people. You’d think the world couldn’t any more informed about the dangers. Everyone knows cigarettes can, and may, kill you. Some people, however, may not realize just how dangerous they […]

Tools for Building a Sober Life

When you graduate from rehab, your journey isn’t over. Long-term recovery is like walking up a down escalator. Your sobriety won’t define your life, but you will have to actively pursue it — for the few months, rigorously. Some additional tips: BELIEVE IN THE SYSTEM Accepting that your addiction has power over you isn’t the same as […]