Addicted to rehab

I want to thank people for their very encouraging comments and suggestions following my last post. They have really inspired me. So…I’m going to keep the blog going for a while, and I’m going to enjoy it. Now here’s that guest post I promised you–   …by Michael A… After going through 28 rehabs within […] (Read the rest.)

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Back to blogging?

Hi people. I haven’t posted anything in the last couple of months. My last post went up in mid-July, then there was a guest post, and then…the silence of the tomb. But I’m still here. It has been a challenging and chaotic summer. Our planned (temporary) move to Toronto got rescheduled and rescheduled due to […] (Read the rest.)

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Medicare and Addiction

Sorry I haven’t written much lately. My family and I just moved from the Netherlands back to Toronto for six months. Busy summer! But here’s a guest post that may be especially valuable for those of us who keep on keeping on. …by Danielle Kunkle… As a Medicare insurance broker, I’ve seen everything under the […] (Read the rest.)

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Addiction and self-criticism

I promised that I’d come back to the problem of the internal critic — and how it might be constructive or (more often) destructive when it comes to addiction. This was part of my plan to translate Jordan Peterson’s prognostications into practical advice for people in addiction. Now, two months later, I hesitate to refer […] (Read the rest.)

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Addiction, co-occurring conditions, and Humanity 101

If you’re a regular on this blog, you probably know that Peter Sheath and Matt Robert have enough knowledge, compassion, and common sense about addiction and recovery to lead us to a far far better world. I’ve grabbed these gems from their comments to a recent post. If you’ve already read them in context, well […] (Read the rest.)

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