Tag: neuroplasticity

Alternate Routes

I read Marc Lewis’ book Biology of Desire when I was 8 months sober. It was the last of many books that I read that year on the topic of addiction and recovery. The interesting thing about Marc’s book was that unlike the other books I read it did not inspire me to stay sober

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How I Became Alcohol-Free. Thoughts on Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis

Stopping drinking alcohol was a great plan for me – but it could never be enough on its own to sustain the action long term.When I stopped drinking alcohol I needed to undergo a process of lifestyle change and thought process change – and focus on them in order for it to work long term.

My Beautiful Mind at 1,000 days Sober

I can’t remember ever aspiring to be sober. The word sober always seemed sad and dull and heavy to me. When I was young, checking out adults to see which type I’d like to become, the sober adults seemed rather stiff . They either couldn’t drink because they had a “problem” with alcohol or they

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