Addiction and Impulse Control

Addiction and Impulse Control

Who has the power to influence our actions? Every day we are exposed to images and messages coming at us from all directions. In the advertising world, each individual exposure is called an “impression”. Multiple exposures to one particular “impression” can make us do...

Avoiding Relapse Over the Holidays

women and recoveryPeople in recovery, especially those who are newly sober, often find that our mood grinds against the picture-perfect, home-for-the-holidays model set by the media and blasted at us for months on end.

In fact, this time of year often brings up memories of disappointing holidays past, making us vulnerable to feelings of resentment, isolation and melancholy. And with everyone toasting with alcohol at the drop of a hat, especially on New Year’s Day, the holidays is a high-risk time for a recovering addict.
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