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7 Things You Gain by Not Drinking Alcohol Today

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

Here are 7 intrinsic things we gain (or keep) by not drinking today. Continue Reading

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7 Inevitable Emotions an Alcoholic Will Feel

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

If you feel any of these emotions as a result of your drinking, you are not alone. Continue Reading

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5 Proven Ways Beer Ruins Your Health

By Audrey Beim

A compilation of evidence that demonstrates the many ways beer impacts your body and mind. Continue Reading

Binge Drinking and Receding Hairline

By Rebecca Kovacs

Did you know that binge drinking can actually contribute to thin, lifeless hair and a receding hairline? This is bad news for m... Continue Reading

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Why Do Recovering Alcoholics Crave Sugar?

By Rebecca Kovacs

In recovery, many alcoholics find that they have a new and unquenchable urge for the sweet stuff. Continue Reading

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4 Self-Sabotaging Emotional Effects of Alcohol

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

The odds of self-sabotaging events taking place increases with heavy alcohol consumption. Continue Reading

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3 Things More Rewarding Than Drinking

By Caitlin Thiede

For a long time, we've been fed the idea that drinking is a reward for many things. The problem is we aren't ever really satisf... Continue Reading

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The Science Behind the Shakes During Alcohol Withdrawal

By Tamara Buchenberger

A not-so-sterile explanation of what detox felt like, what it's called, and what I'm glad not a whole lot of folks had to see f... Continue Reading

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Alcohol and Cancer: A Drinker's Nightmare

By Rabiya Hicken

Studies have found that even light to moderate drinking can increase a person's risk of developing several kinds of cancers. Continue Reading

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A Note to the Special Occasion Drinker

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

The lure of an alcohol-laden celebration pops up for most in recovery, especially around a holiday. Continue Reading

recovering addict tempted to drink again

4 Ways to Fail at Quitting Drinking

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

Here are 4 things people do to bypass recovery and ultimately dig themselves further down alcoholism. Continue Reading

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What You Should Spend Your Money on Rather Than Alcohol

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

Here’s one thing you should try spending your money on instead of addiction. Continue Reading

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5 Tips on Raising a Child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By Benhilda Chanetsa

FAS can result in serious mental and physical impairment for a child. Continue Reading

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10 Things a Normie Doesn’t Understand About Addiction

By Toshia Humphries Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, and life coach and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology, focusing on addictions and women’s studies.

There are many things about alcoholism and addiction that non-addicts just don’t understand. Continue Reading

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Can You Repair Your Body from Alcohol's Damage?

Alcohol abuse causes physical deterioration—among other risks—especially after long periods of time. Continue Reading

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