This One Thing Could Change Your Life -Jeanne Foot 

  The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is connection.” – Johann Hari As humans we are wired for comfort and will recoil from any discomfort which is why Addiction is such a pervasive disorder and is hard to treat.  In fact, it happens to have a very poor recovery rate compared to other chronic conditions. When life feels like it is giving out more than our share of what we can handle, it may not seem surprising that we will do anything to distract ourselves from the uncomfortable feelings that will steadily rise to the surface, until it is virtually impossible not to self sooth in ways that we have grown accustomed to. It may start with having that drink you know will deliver that ‘oh so good’ feeling that you have been chasing all day.  It may be more subliminal like a creative project such… Continue reading