Addiction Articles

Travel, Addiction and Self-realisation

  I got bullied a lot when I was at primary school and when I started secondary school I felt like I had to prove a point to prevent this from happening again. I spent the first year picking fights with people for no reason and acting like someone that was...

How far are you willing to go to chase a high when the sky is the limit?

Me enjoying a winter snow season In 2014 I left my normal life in Lithuania to follow my heart. It lead me to Austria to snowboard and to see the mountains. My aim was to find a job that could pay for food and accommodation so that I could spend all day living the...

The age of self-medication

Since doing work on various bad habits, and one serious addiction I have come to realise that everyone is self-medicating in one way or another. Self-medication can be in the form of food, shopping, alcohol, illegal drugs, medical drugs or almost anything that you...

Violence, rape, medication and the journey out

Hi James, I have read your story and it has unexpectedly made me want to share my story with you. So here goes... Growing up I had an abusive father who drank heavily, although never physically hurting me or my brother, we witnessed my mum getting beaten. He would...