Psychology, Psychopathology, Addiction
My Journey Towards Recovery by Teddy Assaly
With unflinching honesty, Teddy Assaly shares his journey from self-destructive behaviours to sobriety and recovery. The eldest of eight children, Teddy grew up feeling the pressure to be perfect. Feeling that no matter what he did, he could never ...
Transcending the Psychological Trap We're Caught In by Cara Scott
The psychological trap is the mental health pandemic we have been struggling with since the birth of humanity. The psychological trap explains why we have evolved into creatures of habit, and why addiction has woven its way into the fabric of our ...
Understanding the disease in oneself and others for a better quality of life. by Sue Newton
Addiction is a primary, chronic brain disease. Primary means that it is not caused by anything else and chronic means that it lasts a lifetime. Genetic factors account for more than half the likelihood that an individual will develop Addiction but ...
Poems in Recovery by Daniel Gibbons
I know my demons, And I’ve met yours. I don’t like your chances, In this upcoming war. All the pieces written for this book were conceived between March 2013 and January 2014. They are the Light and the Dark and all feelings in between.They are an ...
Understanding the disease in oneself and others for a better quality of life by Raju Hajela
Treating Addiction as a personal failing or weakness is stigmatizing and doesn’t work—not for those living with it, or for their loved ones. Understanding Addiction as a primary chronic brain disease allows us to see the symptoms and behaviours as ...