Life has never been easy, not for me or you. We all have our personal struggles and vices, this is why sonder is such an important aspect to always remember. We don’t know what people are going through, and neither do they know what you are struggling with. We all get frustrated, angry at times, […]Read More Moving Forward
Hello Friends, It’s been a year now since I sought out on the path of ridding myself of my addictions and leading a sober life. Now it’s been a little over four months since I’ve freed myself of the hell that is benzodiazepine addiction. What a terrible year, something that I truly cannot put into […]Read More My Current Status: Struggling with the desire to return to drug use and my mental health
First and foremost, thank you to all of you that follow my blog. I just recently started this website a little over a month ago and still have a rather meager following; But I appreciate each and every one of you; Along with that, I truly wish you all the best. Prior to starting my […]Read More Blogging and How It Has Benefited My Path to Self Reclamation
Love comes in many different forms as you all may know; It can be romantic, platonic, familial, a love towards an animal, or even inanimate. The power of love is literally limitless; we as humans can love anything and everything in the known universe. Our human brains are hardwired towards self-preservation and for more reasons […]Read More LOVE: EMBRACE IT
A brief history of my life as an addict, lost love, and my path towards sobriety. This is by far the most personal post I’ve ever made on my blog. If you’re interested about the life and evolution of an addict all the while struggling with depression and anxiety, please click the link below and […]Read More LIKE COGS IN THE WHEEL OF LIFE, SOME OF US JUST DON’T FIT QUITE AS WELL.
No human alive will escape failure. It is essential in creating the person that we are; our failures are only weaknesses if we allow them to be. We have a plethora of choices to make in life and some of them will lead to failure, others to progress; Regardless, neither is permanent, they are etched […]Read More It isn’t failure unless you stay down
Let me begin by letting you know what my favorite word is. Technically it isn’t a word yet, as it isn’t recognized in any dictionary. Regardless, it’s definition is one of the most meaningful realizations in life, at least in my personal opinion. Sonder – n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life […]Read More Let’s Take a Walk Through Life
If you have or are currently going through the process of addiction recovery, you likely know all too well your brains lack of motivation upon cessation of whatever substance you were abusing. During this time, depression and complacency can wreak havoc on your mental well-being. When we stop abusing whatever chemicals we were stimulating our […]Read More Finding an Outlet: The importance of stimulating your mind while recovering.
Since beginning this process, my journaling and introspection has been the greatest key to my progress. Counseling has helped, so have medication changes, but truly trying to understand myself has been the key to overcoming the addictions that have controlled my life; You have to learn to be completely honest with yourself, and it doesn’t […]Read More Self reflection; The addicts greatest enemy and only salvation.
In life we all make mistakes; some of which we can come to terms with and others remain beyond reclamation. In my opinion, the worst mistakes are the ones in which we accidentally hurt other people, whether physical or emotionally, in the process. Specifically in this post I’m talking about causing another individual emotional distress […]Read More All Apologies: The ones spoken and the ones we never get to say