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Can’t. A Slow Won’t.

The words you use don’t just communicate meaning, they also describe your personality, beliefs and dictate your quality of life. There will always be Nay Sayers and Doomsday Prophets among us, but nothing frustrates me more than the word can’t. Can’t is a lie. What does can’t really mean? You can’t … fly. But wait
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Addiction Feeds On Pain And Negativity.

We’ve all experienced pain and had negative thoughts. But some of us don’t cope well with pain due to a disordered brain chemistry. For people struggling with addiction emotional pain can turn toxic, becoming dangerous, mood-altering self-pity. Self-pity is an excessive, self-absorbed unhappiness over one’s own troubles. It often goes hand-in-hand with substance abuse. Addiction is
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A book review by therapist Jodi Takhar

A book review by Jodi Takhar  JAGGED LITTLE EDGES Being a person in long-term recovery and working as a family addictions therapist, I have read loads of books, articles and material about addiction. Having said that, I have just read the most amazing book about addiction and I felt compelled to share it with
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