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I’m A Holistic Health Coach Who Smoked, Drank & Did Drugs: Here’s What Finally Made Me Change My Life

The night I did cocaine in a stairwell, I was a few months into my certification as a holistic health coach. I was going to help women become their...

Caitlin Padgett
September 29 2017

This Is The Future Of Addiction Recovery (According To Science)

Addiction fundamentally changes the brain, making treatment incredibly difficult and relapse more likely. But there's hope for the 21.5 million...

Beau Mann
August 30 2017

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 2017

What's Really Driving People To Try The Sobriety Trend?

It really has to do with the question, "Do I have a vision for my life?"

March 15 2017

I Was A High-Functioning Alcoholic. Here's What No One Tells You About Giving Up Booze

I had spent so many years neglecting my emotional, spiritual and physical health that once alcohol was out of the picture, I was left with a mess of...

Katherine Arati Maas
November 1 2015

I Was A High-Functioning Alcoholic & AA Saved My Life

I’ve watched friends drink one glass of wine, maybe two, and then switched to water.I was not this type of drinker.

CJ Allen
September 18 2015

9 Signs Of A High-Functioning Alcoholic

While alcoholism is a devastating disease that can destroy lives, some people who struggle with it manage to hold down stressful jobs and big...

Dr. David A. Greuner
April 22 2015

I Went To A 7AM Sober Dance Party & Loved It

My experience attending an early morning dance party.

Andrea Rice
September 12 2014

4 Life Lessons I Learned From My Alcoholic Father

Looking back, what I can be most thankful for are the lessons I've carried with me.

Rachel Finn
June 20 2014

How A Traumatic Event Helped Me Overcome Food Addiction

Three years ago, I reached a major turning point in my weight journey. I sat by my dad’s hospital bed almost certain he would die. He is an alcoholic...

Brynn Johnson
February 17 2014

Why Anyone Can Become An Addict

These days most of us are willing to believe that drug addiction—including alcoholism—is a disease. Still, we harbor a sneaking suspicion that it’s...

Dr. David J. Linden
June 27 2013

Why I Don't Drink Alcohol & How To Cut Back On Booze Without Being A Hermit

Reducing your alcohol consumption isn't easy when everyone around you at every social event is drinking.

Tom Cronin
March 2 2013

Why I Stopped Drinking

The line between taking the edge off and numbing out is a fine one.

Amber Shumake
January 30 2013

How I Realized That Alcohol Was Ruining My Life

Alcohol always seemed to be my ally, something to get me through the good times and the bad.

Lucy Rocca
November 26 2012