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Balancing Act

BALANCING ACT 4-7-17 LET GO: of unhealthy extremes. PRACTICE balanced recovery. REMEMBER “Many alcoholics are enthusiasts. They run to extremes.” BB p. 126.  You think??  We, along with Mae West, often say: “Too much of a good thing is wonderful.” While visiting a meeting off my beaten path, I was intrigued to hear so many members…

How addiction hijacks the brain

Ever been mesmerized when looking at something? Pre-occupied with hunger or thirst, unable to focus on anything else? Stuck in your thoughts about the loss of a love? Addiction to alcohol and other drugs is like that, it “hijacks” the the brain, making it very difficult to focus on anything else. Specifically the “reward center”…