Staying Positive while in Addiction Recovery

How to Deal with Feelings of Guilt and Shame


When you struggle with addiction to drugs or alcohol, becoming clean and sober is one of the most challenging things you will ever do with your life. It’s so difficult, there is a relapse rate estimated between 40 and 60 percent. 


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Alcohol, cannabis and other substances


The most common addiction in the Western World is the addiction to alcohol.

The first edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) from 1952 refers to the phenomenon of alcoholism as a medical condition...


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Who is responsible for your addiction?


Outside circumstances, people around us, bad parenting or traumatic events are never responsible for our addiction no matter how much it may seem so.

The external factors, circumstances or other people may


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How did you get hooked?


Discovering alcohol or other substances usually takes place during the time when we are just teenagers, so when our brain is young, flexible and not yet fully formed.

The brain matures when we are in


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