I woke up this cold summer morning in the arms of a nightmare. The taste of last night’s crack cocaine still rancid in my mouth, the smoke drifting across the dust in the morning light, I was right there, right back where I used to be every morning … Read more →
How do we deal with people who are addicted? I see the effects of addiction around me daily. Sometimes it’s the lethargy and apathy of chronic pot smokers. Sometimes it’s the erratic, unpredictable behavior of drinkers and sometimes it’s the empty hollow zombie look of someone who’s smoking crack. While they present differently, they all have costs.
Coffee isn’t good for everyone. If you have heart problems, high blood pressure, a sleep disorder, or suffer from anxiety, your doctor may ask you to quit coffee cold turkey. Dealing with coffee withdrawals can be a challenge. Here are five tips to help alleviate the suffering as you overcome your coffee dependency.
There are moments you never forget. On election day in Oregon, Michael looks back to the time he got his voter’s card when he came out of rehab, and how a bureaucratic slip of paper signaled a new start.