PART 5: What Feels Better Than Heroin?

PART 5: What Feels Better Than Heroin?

The 4th and final law in James Clear’s Atomic Habits refers to the final part of the habit loop, the reward. In order for a new habit to form and be sustained, any reward must be satisfying. The difficult thing about this step speaks to our biology and evolution. As...
Should I Date in Early Recovery?

Should I Date in Early Recovery?

The short answer is no, but the concept of dating in early recovery is important and worth discussing. It is generally discouraged and for good reason. With recovery and sobriety comes vulnerability, especially in the early stages. The feelings and bad past...
The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

The Opposite of Addiction is Connection

This is a commonly quoted phrase within the recovery world. While we understand that addiction is a disease of the brain, we also recognize that there are both behavioral causes and manifestations. This is where the concept of connection ties into addiction....