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    Thanks to Jodie G. for submitting this piece. So, I woke up today (my usual cheerful self in the mornings🥴), letting

    Author: Logan they teach you that drugs are bad but they don’t teach you how to deal with the pain when

    Author: Samuel W. Asselstine I wait for her as the sun rises high, She is not here, I see her from afar, She is

    We Can Be Victorious Editor's note: All  sources for this Personal Journey has been omitted to protect the annonymity of the

    The Power of Imagination in Psychotherapy Therapy emphasises the importance of exploring our minds, seeking truth or clarity and uncovering our past.

    Creativity Can Play an Important Role in Addiction Recovery A novelist in recovery said he believed drinking made him a better

    Tennessee Williams, F Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Cheever, Carver, Berryman… Six giants of American literature – and all addicted to alcohol.

    Equilibrium, Truth, and Hope: What It's Like to Be a Writer in Recovery We speak to four accomplished writers about their writing

    Author: Kristy R. Just another one, os all it takes for my brain to give in. For all the hard work

    Author: Brittany M. Overwhelmed, feeling exhausted. Never ending tasks that never get started. It’s  like one step forward - five steps back Only focus

    Author: Melissa S. I said I’d never find you, Who knew that would be a lie I knew what you could do, So now

    Author: Frankie O. Awake in the morning Starts a new day No fear on awakening Is the start of today’s play Doors without locks Unbarred windows Comfy

    On a given day, I might take 70 mg of Adderall to stay alert, focused, and energized for the duration

    When Sorority Noise sang, "Just last week, I slept 8 hours total. I barely sleep." I felt that. Back when I

    Every addict is an egomaniac with an inferiority complex. I’m no different. The first flight had been cancelled. Two hours before

    I was never high enough. My body defied odds of survival. A regular EF5 tornado. He was my treatment center roommate