PART 2: Choose Healthy Habits

PART 2: Choose Healthy Habits

All habits are behaviors that have been repeated enough times to become automatic. James Clear, author of Atomic Habits breaks habits into simple feedback loops composed of four steps: cue, craving, response, and reward. His Four Laws of Behavior Change are rules we...
Get Clean or Screw It?

Get Clean or Screw It?

Sometimes it is hard to think beyond the next two months or so. It is very easy to say “f**k it, I may not even be here in two months if the coronavirus gets a hold of me…” And for many, there is a sense of the relief from responsibility that comes with being...
Millennial Sobriety

Millennial Sobriety

The following is a guest blog from a young woman who has chosen sobriety. It is a little longer than other blog articles, but I wanted to emphasize a couple of things by publishing it. One, you don’t have to hit rock bottom in order to stop drinking. Two, if you are...
My Husband Was My Enabler

My Husband Was My Enabler

Rebecca was here for a follow up after her alcohol detox at the Coleman Institute for Addiction Medicine. Two weeks earlier she and her husband of 38 years had spent the day with us in a quiet, private, comfortable room to help Rebecca carefully stop drinking alcohol....