Signs of alcoholism and how do you define an alcoholic

signs of alcoholism

There are signs of alcoholism that define alcoholic behaviors. Disregard what you’ve been taught by popular belief. Alcoholism doesn’t mean you live in a box or constantly end up in jail from alcohol abuse. Quite simply, only an individual can diagnose themselves as an alcoholic. No one else, especially not society as a whole, can […]

How to Overcome Social Anxiety

how to overcome social anxiety

If you’re wondering how to overcome social anxiety, you’ve come to the right place. I formerly had debilitating social anxiety. I was able to socialize with people I already knew, but making friends outside my circle was practically impossible. I was terrified of awkwardness and moments of silence. Fast-forward several years later and some would […]

How to Get Sober

how to get sober fast

How to get sober! If you’ve come to this article wondering “how to get sober fast?” You’re in the right place. I’m a former poly-addict with over 4 years of sobriety. My drug of choice was methamphetamine. However, I struggled with anything that altered how I felt. I currently utilize my experience and strength to […]

What is Kratom?

What is Kratom

What is kratom? What is kratom? In short, Kratom (mytragyna speciosa) plant within the coffee family. This plant contains several active alkaloids. The most abundant psychoactive in the plant naturally is mytragynine. Mytragynine is a opioid-receptor agonist much like commonly known prescription pain killers or heroin (opiates). However, there are many things that distinguish Kratom […]

Is Marijuana Addictive?

is marijuana addictive

Is marijuana addictive? A common question asked “is marijuana addictive?” Of course anything can be addictive from sugar, to sex, to watching Netflix. However, when people are asking this question they typically are asking if it’s addictive in comparison to other drugs. As a former poly addict who’s experienced every drug out there I can […]

What is Mescaline?

what is mescaline

What is mescaline? To answer the question to “what is mescaline?” in a short summary, it’s a first class ticket to psychedelic bliss. To elaborate further on the subjective experience is the point of this article. Mescaline (3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine) is the active compound within several species of cacti include the commonly known “Peyote”. It fits within […]

Is Marijuana a Gateway Drug?

is marijuana a gateway drug

As a former addict who’s used heavy drugs I’m frequently asked “is marijuana a gateway drug?” Drug abuse prevention programs utilize this strategy to demonize an otherwise benign plant. “Marijuana isn’t dangerous, but it will lead to more dangerous drugs.” With all the propaganda and lies such programs have given us, it’s hard to differ […]

Why drug abuse prevention has failed

drug abuse prevention

Drug abuse prevention starts with the youth, and the current approach to drug education is ineffective for many reasons which I will outline. Kids aren’t stupid… One of the biggest problems with drug education in schools is that it speaks to kids as if they’re stupid. Making bold statements like, “a guy took LSD and […]