Tuesday, April 7, 2020
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The Sober World provides informative articles on many different topics such as genetics, relationships, education, sobriety, living a healthy life free of substances, the impact of addiction on one’s health, yoga, meditation, healthy diets, depression, co-occurring disorders, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, heroin, addiction, opiate addiction, Benzo addiction and more.

Human Brain

The Truth About Why Your Brain Drives Your Behavior and Addiction

Richard, 38 years old, had gone to twelve addiction treatment programs and failed every one of them. He really wanted to quit. He went to AA but was so...
New Years Resolutions book

Increase the Chance of Reaching Your New Year’s Goals

New Year’s Goals: This New Year’s Eve, millions of Americans resolved to lose weight, give up smoking, save money, do volunteer work, or find a new job. Chances are,...
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SAVING MYSELF

I walked down the church hallway looking for the support group for parents of addicts. Entering the room, I kept my head down, avoiding eye contact. The room was...
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YOU CAN’T CANDY-COAT THIS! THE CATASTROPHIC AFFECTS OF SUGAR AND PROCESSED FOODS IN THE...

Why is it that nearly every addiction treatment center in the U.S. has candy dishes strategically positioned throughout the facility? You find these little vessels of sugary delights in...
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YOUR BRAIN IS ON FIRE AND HOW TO DOUSE THE FLAMES

In preparing to write this article, a TV commercial from the 70’s kept popping up in my consciousness. I just couldn’t get it out of my head. The commercial...
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STONED BABIES AND UNDERACHIEVING ADULTS

Physicians and medical professionals routinely warn women not to use marijuana while they are pregnant or nursing. Why? The best available scientific evidence has established that exposure to marijuana’s psychoactive constituent,...
addicted boy clutching his heart

ENDOCARDITIS: A SERIOUS HEALTH RISK OF ADDICTION

In her youth, Emily was an exceptional young woman. She was an A+ student with big goals and loads of ambition. When she wasn’t studying, you’d often find her participating in...
sober woman at park

EMPOWERMENT: HOPE, HEALING AND RECOVERY IN WOMEN’S HEALTH

This essay is about hope, healing, and recovery regarding women impacted by the opioid epidemic. It is not about blame, shame, or placing guilt on anyone or any system such as...
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ADDICTED AND PREGNANT

Sarah wasn’t like most girls when she was growing up in a middleclass home located in  suburbia USA. She was a bit shy and didn’t have a vast group of friends,...
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FEEDING THE RECOVERING BRAIN FOR HOLIDAY SERENITY

It is our brain’s job to allow us to cope with stress gracefully, but to do that, it needs to be fed optimally! How can we optimally feed our brains this...

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