David

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RECOVERY IN ACTION: OPEN MIC REVIEW.

RECOVERY IN ACTION: OPEN MIC REVIEW.

Good friend of the site, Jem Stuart takes a moment to reflect on a wonderful evening at the recent 5 WAYS Open Mic Night. View Post
THE SHAME OF THE STRUGGLE.

THE SHAME OF THE STRUGGLE.

Why is shame so powerful? Why once you give it an inch does it take a mile? Why does shame follow imperfection? Why do … View Post
“HOW VERY LITTLE CAN BE DONE UNDER THE SPIRIT OF FEAR.”

“HOW VERY LITTLE CAN BE DONE UNDER THE SPIRIT OF FEAR.”

Imagine if you had no place to turn. Caught in addiction but too afraid to seek help. Scared of the repercussions that that might … View Post
NO, I DON’T DRINK, SO DON’T JUDGE ME.

NO, I DON’T DRINK, SO DON’T JUDGE ME.

It's time to turn your back on the negative assumptions, seize your sobriety and live the life you truly deserve. Gayle writes. View Post
ADDICTION: BREAKING THE STIGMA.

ADDICTION: BREAKING THE STIGMA.

If pre-conceptions could kill… Society takes a mostly dim view of addiction. Breaking free of the stigmas associated with addiction and recovery can be … View Post
WHY I DECIDED TO RECOVER OUT LOUD.

WHY I DECIDED TO RECOVER OUT LOUD.

As if the struggles of active addiction are not enough, many of us live lives framed by stigma. Whilst maybe only words, these stigmas … View Post
QUITTING DRINKING – WHY CAN’T I JUST MODERATE?

QUITTING DRINKING – WHY CAN’T I JUST MODERATE?

If you are using willpower to moderate your drinking, then all you are really doing is fighting against your desire. Why moderation doesn't work... View Post
SURELY ONE WON’T HURT. WE MEET GAYLE.

SURELY ONE WON’T HURT. WE MEET GAYLE.

I wasted so many precious moments with my kids thanks to alcohol and they missed out on so much too because I was either … View Post
THE ART OF BEING FEARLESS.

THE ART OF BEING FEARLESS.

What would YOU do if you weren't afraid? We celebrate Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2019 with our very own, Sarah J. Braun. View Post