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The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Presents Episode #33: Transforming Youth Recovery

Episode #32 of the Alcohol & Addiction Podcast features three amazing women from Transforming Youth Recovery, a movement founded by the incredible Stacie Mathewson, to increase recovery success for students struggling with addiction. Transforming Youth Recovery has collegiate recovery programs in over 150 universities and schools, spanning 48 of the 50 States of America. … [Read More...]

The Needy Podcasts

The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Presents Christina Church and Marlies Dubois

Marlies Dubois and Christina Church, from Vancouver, Canada, have come through the other side of addiction and aim to do their bit to help fellow sufferers by … [Read More...]

The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Presents: Laura Jones

  This week's guest on the Alcohol & Addiction podcast is Laura Jones. … [Read More...]

The Alcohol & Addiction Podcast Presents: Kristy Arnett

Kristy Arnett is the co-founder of Mentor, a mobile platform that provides on-demand connections between people and mentors via live stream interaction.She is also … [Read More...]

The Needy Reader

This Naked Mind by Annie Grace, A Book Review

This Naked Mind: Control Alcohol: Find Freedom, Rediscover Happiness & Change Your Life: Volume 1 Click here to purchase Annie's audio program. … [Read More...]

Finding Ultra by Rich Roll, a Book Review

Rich Roll was a fat, middle-aged, overweight, alcoholic. Then he wasn't. He was a lean, middle-aged, endurance athlete who didn't drink alcohol. He is an … [Read More...]

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Alcohol Marketing is Destroying The Lives of Our Children

  My teenage son will drink alcohol when he is older. He told me so. I was angry. Not at my son. The anger comes from a sense of pity. He honestly thinks he has a choice to make. Being raised in the UK means you need cirrhosis of the liver to avoid drinking alcohol. … [Read More...]

How Commitment and Consistency Lead You Towards Alcoholism And Can Also Lead You Away

  The child lies in a pool of blood. People walk by and cast a look as if noticing an empty crisp packet. Shall I pick it up? They move on, evidently in the hope that someone else picks it up. The next person moves on. A furtive glance - a thought - inaction. By the time … [Read More...]

Which of Your Own Qualities Would You Want in Your Country’s Leader?

People tell me I am inspirational. My country’s leader never inspires me. I recently watched Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom and it got me thinking about leadership on a nationwide scale. There was so much passion and desire for the Ukrainian people to fight for … [Read More...]

How Self-Compassion Helps You Lose Weight

  The opposite emotions of compassion are hatred, mercilessness, indifference, and cruelty. It sounds harsh, but this is how we can speak to ourselves. Think about this for a minute. When the cruel talk starts we laugh it off, and numb out that unpleasant feeling with a … [Read More...]