Get Back Up — The Written Addiction

We tend to forget that whether we choose to or not, it is okay to let the past be the past. It’s okay to let this rest. Or better yet, rather than relive and incident, over and over again, and rather than re-have a conversation that cannot possibly happen again, and rather than rehearse ourselves […](clickContinue reading “Get Back Up — The Written Addiction”

Operation Depression: My Just For Today Idea — The Written Addiction

I am thinking about the words that are said by a referee before the start of a boxing match. This is when they say, “Protect yourself at all times.” Once the bell rings, the two fighters come out fighting. They have trained to do this. They have trained to do both; protect themselves at all […]Continue reading “Operation Depression: My Just For Today Idea — The Written Addiction”

Smartphones, addictions, joy, and pleasure — In My Father’s House

Here’s a clip from Academy of Ideas that’s making the case that smartphones are creating a population of addicts. That got me to thinking about the nature of addiction. But before I get to that, another point the clips makes that’s worth mentioning is that our smart technology is dumbing us down and hindering us […]Continue reading “Smartphones, addictions, joy, and pleasure — In My Father’s House”

Recovering From Addiction With Yoga — 800 Recovery Hub Blog

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tqfKEr0hZgeMPb7urSPXNeGFUts4B6rN/preview Addiction is much more than a physical problem, which is why recovery has to address much more than its physical symptoms. If you or someone you love is looking for effective drug treatment, there are significant benefits to choosing a holistic addiction recovery program. By engaging both the body and brain, the ancient practiceContinue reading “Recovering From Addiction With Yoga — 800 Recovery Hub Blog”

Explaining Anxiety — The Written Addiction

They say that adrenaline can release great strength. They say that when we go into emergency survival mode, we can move what would otherwise be unmovable. I can say I remember when I was a kid and I was playing around with my brother’s weights in the basement. Somehow, the bench fell on me inContinue reading “Explaining Anxiety — The Written Addiction”

Hopeful Research into Cannabis Treatment for Cannabis Dependency — The Indian Perspective

Whether you believe you’re addicted to cannabis, or severely dependent on it, if you’re trying to reduce consumption and have been unable to do so with behavioral therapy alone, there may be some hopeful news. Researchers at the University of Sydney have found promising results from their study of a cannabinoid agonist medication that targets […](ClickContinue reading “Hopeful Research into Cannabis Treatment for Cannabis Dependency — The Indian Perspective”

Initiating buprenorphine treatment during short‐term inpatient ‘detoxification’ — Addiction & Recovery News

A new study on initiation of buprenorphine maintenance was just published. The press release describes the intervention as an alternative to “revolving door” detox and relapse cycles: “patients who start long-term buprenorphine treatment at a detox program, instead of going through detox and getting a referral for such treatment at discharge, are less likely to […]Continue reading “Initiating buprenorphine treatment during short‐term inpatient ‘detoxification’ — Addiction & Recovery News”