Category Archives: addiction recovery

Keeping the Tools Sharp

Being proactive in your recovery journey   This is your weekly recovery message for the week of October 2, 2016 Recovery tools and strategies are incredibly helpful; life-saving, in fact. Yet addictive thinking is always there trying to convince people … Continue reading

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‘Addiction is Addiction’ book review

By Eric Fisher, BSc, MSc, CCC works at Health Upwardly Mobile with associate status as a group co-facilitator and also works as an addiction counsellor with Edgewood Health Network on a part-time basis Addiction Is Addiction is a book communicating … Continue reading

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Self-pity vs. self-love: Gaining awareness

By Mr. Eric Fisher Life does not beg our forgiveness for the trials it makes us undergo. Oftentimes, there is the expectation that an individual’s life in recovery from Addiction should be fashioned without any major struggles psychologically, interpersonally, occupationally, … Continue reading

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What is Sobriety?

By Dr. Raju Hajela SOBRIETY = ABSTINENCE + RECOVERY People often associate the term ‘sobriety’ or ‘being sober’ as the opposite of being intoxicated, hence, thinking that sobriety is achieved once one has established abstinence from the substance that may … Continue reading

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SEX and PORNOGRAPHY – What is normal? When/how does it become Addiction?

By Dr. Raju Hajela Sex is a biological function that is necessary for procreation and survival of the human species. Some degree of attachment and love have traditionally been considered pre-cursors for sex to happen between two consenting partners, such … Continue reading

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