Do you know anyone who seems to have addiction coursing through their veins? They come from a long line of alcoholics, drug addicts or gamblers, and it’s almost as if they’re destined to become addicts themselves. But is addiction genetic, learned behavior or something else entirely? Let’s explore the connection between addiction and genetics. Genetics
Since Trevor's recovery began, he enjoys using his talent for writing to help spread the word about treatment resources and addiction awareness. Samples of Trevor's previously published work are here: EmpowermentMomentsBlog.com and ThePurpleJacket.com.comTrevor McDonald, BA has written 4 articles so far, you can find them below.
Five Hobbies to Pick Up In Sobriety
One of the best methods, when moving into and sustaining sobriety, is to pick up new, healthy hobbies. Not only does it help keep the mind and body busy, but it replaces dangerous habits with positive ones. However, it takes time and dedication to stick to any new habit. The common saying is it takes
Why “Everything in Moderation” Is Still, Sometimes Too Much
You have likely heard the phrase, “everything in moderation” many times. Usually uttered while someone is indulging in sweets or a glass of wine, the phrase seems a handy rule to keep one from overindulging. But, it acts more like an excuse for a lot of people. Moderation can lead to addiction. And once someone
Alcohol Facts: The Blackout
What Really Happens to Your Brain When You Blackout from Alcohol You jolt awake and realize you’re in a strange bed. Who is lying next to you? What is that stain on your shirt? And what, in the name of all that’s good, is that awful smell? This intro may remind you of a Sublime