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Quick Site Update

Hey Everyone! I want to apologize for not posting last week. Just wanted to let everyone know that I am still here and everything is okay! A few things: A lot has been happening in my full-time job that has me dedicating a lot of extra time to it. Which is exciting but also has been taking away from my time to write articles. I am working on a bigger project for Sober Foundations that I will be happy to share with all of you once it’s a little more developed 🙂 I had to make a choice though, either…

If You Do This – You Will NEVER Be Happy

Hey Architects! I wanted to share a powerful discovery I made along my journey that once I started applying it, changed my life forever. One of the reasons I drank was for emotional management. Whenever something bad would happen I would instantly get overwhelmed by anger, frustration, or if it was something that happened often feelings of giving up. When this would happen (more often than I would like to admit) it would completely ruin the rest of my day. While it was happening I would feel the blood rush to my face, that sudden flash of adrenaline and my…

Does Everyone Who Drinks Get Addicted Eventually?

Hello fellow Architects! I was reading some forums this week and someone said something that caught my eye. They said that EVERYONE who drinks will eventually become addicted, they are just at different stages of addiction. The idea seems like it would make sense. Something along the lines of: “People get addicted to alcohol so it must be an addictive substance. When you do any drug long enough, you will get addicted to it. Therefore, everyone gets addicted at some point – its just a matter of time.” I can follow that line of thought but the truth is –…

Is Alcohol Addiction Physical or Mental?

The key that unlocked the mystery of addiction wide open for me was awareness. Back when I was drinking myself into insanity, I had no concept of why I was doing of the things I was doing – I was in pure and constant reaction. Getting those evening cravings? Drink. Being bored out of my skull? Drink. Feeling like I am useless and have an overwhelming urge for destructive behavior? You better believe drink.