15 Items Tagged

alcoholism

Addiction Affects Men's & Women's Brains Totally Differently

Anyone can get hooked on drugs and alcohol, but addiction isn’t gender-blind. Here's what you need to know.

Edward Zawadzki, D.O.
September 12

3 Signs Drinking Might Be Holding You Back (Even If You're Not An Alcoholic)

If you're afraid to quit drinking, you need to give it up—at least until you learn to be fine without it.

Daniel Dowling
August 31

My Best Day Ever Wouldn't Have Happened If I Hadn't Stopped Drinking

Taking a break saved my life. You cannot compare the life you have with the life you COULD have—or even notice the difference—if you don't give...

Andy Ramage
August 17

12 Truths About Drinking Everyone Should Know

"My wife and I were on the brink of divorce, and now we're more in love than we've ever been. Friendships rooted in shared vices have fallen away, and...

Ruari Fairbairns
June 1

How To Quit Boozing Safely

Do you know someone considering getting sober? Here's everything you need to know.

Dominic Bows
February 23

How To Do Dry January Without Hating Your Life

You actually have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

Andy Ramage
January 1

Not Drinking This Holiday? 5 Genius Strategies For Navigating The Party Circuit

"Above all things, your sobriety and health should be your primary focus this holiday season—even if it means avoiding some events or people."

Corinne Keating
December 21 2016

7 Tips For Handling Holiday Stress (Without Reaching For The Booze)

"Nothing feels better with a hangover. You and I both know that."

Caitlin Padgett
December 13 2016

The Do's & Don'ts Of Holiday Drinking

Does coffee really sober you up? How should you act around friends who are in recovery? Here's everything you need to know.

Deborah Rasso
December 7 2016

6 Strategies For Coping With Holiday Stress (From A Recovering Addict)

These coping mechanisms can help you stay balanced and healthy no matter what the holidays bring.

Jamison Monroe
December 3 2016

I'm A Psychologist Who Was In An Abusive Relationship. Here's How Therapy Helped Me Heal

"My therapist is a warm, wise woman. Of course, I don't tell her everything. You see, I’m in denial — I'd rather believe that everything he does, from...

Dr. Perpetua Neo
October 8 2016

Why Growing Up In An Alcoholic Family Was The Key To Finding True Self-Love

"My inner critic showed up when I was about 8 years old, and growing up in an alcoholic family. Through the dysfunction that alcoholism breeds, I...

Diane Altomare
August 27 2016

Highly Sensitive? Here's How To Shine In Any Social Situation (Without Booze)

"At the end of the day, as an introverted HSP, I was completely wiped out from being around people. It wasn't uncommon for me to have a drink when I...

Caitlin Padgett
August 22 2016

7 Easy Ways To Keep Your Summer Boozing In Check

Here's how to keep enjoying summer, without making September one long hangover.

Caitlin Padgett
August 11 2016