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Why Do Alcoholics and Addicts Relapse So Often? Brain chemistry plays a major role. But there are many things we can do....

Brain chemistry plays a major role.

By Ruben Castaneda, Staff Writer | April 24, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

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Spending most of your time with positive people and joining a 12-step support group can help prevent you from relapsing. 2,735 more words

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NoFap Update 2 – Day 28 No PMO


Hey everyone! Welcome to my 2nd update of my NoFap journey.

As you know, this is my 28th day of no PMO.

I’m sitting in class, in the last of the rows – the class is too boring so instead of wasting my time looking around, I’ve decided to be creative – write an article. 565 more words



Boy, do I love a fat slice of pizza or three. When that meaty, cheesy, tomatoey aroma hits my nostrils and I see that greasy cardboard box open and reveal those glistening triangular slices, I know I’m going to have a hard time controlling myself. 168 more words


The twenty-minute Bohemian

I’m not saying I actually want to be an impoverished artist in fin-de-siecle Paris, living off cigarettes and the goodwill of others, pale and interesting and destined for tubercular demise.  367 more words


Day 9.

It’s 6pm here and I feel like I’ve actually achieved something today despite not getting dressed or leaving the house. I have gotten through another day without acting on my intrusive thoughts. 493 more words

Life In Recovery

Brain Chemistry and Your Feelings: Dopamine Dopamine, Where Art Thou Dopamine?

Have you ever stared onto your computer, absolutely nothing appealing to you? Your favorite game is drab at the moment, you don’t really care about social media anymore. 706 more words

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