“12 Truths”·Anne Lamott·TED2017

Anne Lamott is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. She is also a progressive political activist, public speaker, and writing teacher and a person in long term recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). Her nonfiction works are largely autobiographical. Wikipedia  In 2017 Anne Lamott recorded a Ted Talk about the 12 Truths that she knows … Continue reading “12 Truths”·Anne Lamott·TED2017

The DEFINITION of ALCOHOL USE DISORDER (AUD)

What was once called alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or alcohol addiction is now classified as either Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), focusing only on alcohol use, or Substance Use Disorder (SUD), focusing on drug and alcohol use. The fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) lists the diagnostic features of all recognized … Continue reading The DEFINITION of ALCOHOL USE DISORDER (AUD)

Seven Days Without a Prayer Makes One Weak

I have never been a religious person. I used to consider myself an atheist but now I consider myself more of an agnostic. Religion still boggles my mind and makes me feel uneasy. I think it's mostly because when I was a child no one actually explained it to me and what was its purpose. … Continue reading Seven Days Without a Prayer Makes One Weak