Anti AA Sites

Anti AA Sites and Forums Such as the Orange Papers Forum This is an old post about the Anti AA world from 2013 when the Orange-papers.org site was still running so it is out of date in some ways as...

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Blogging

Today I have been looking around the web at different blogs( it's been slow at work). I'm surprised at what I have found. There are so many niche sites about people doing recovery their own way and getting support...

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Divorcing Drink

Thought I would give a shout out to this brave new blog about somebody making a diary of their recovery.  Giving up drink can be very hard, especially if you have relied on it for years. I came across...

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The Mao way

Cure addiction the Mao Tse-tung way When he threatened to kill opium smokers, they gave up. What does that tell you?The above is a title of  a Piece about the disease theory which I consider to be a poor excuse used...

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Heroines | Photos

Heroines | Worldwide Green Eyes.Here are an amazing set of pictures showing the lives of female addicts. they are taken over a number of years and show the tragedy of wasted lives. These are different to the usual type...

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Not a Disease

I found this page about the debate over the disease theory. This is something I wish to talk about myself as I don't believe calling addiction a disease helps and is inaccurate. I feel it is foolish to call...

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Mindfulness link

Here is a link to a good piece on mindfulness and the positive effect it can have on your mind.http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110121144007.htm Mindfulness Meditation Training Changes Brain Structure in Eight Weeks Jan. 21, 2011 — Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears...

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Change your brain

I found the piece below on the BBC website and it is an area that I am interested in especially as I have suffered from the compulsion to drink. For me, the most important part of my recovery was...

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More than AA

The link leads to quite a good piece about the need for various options for people suffering other than AA. The writer also did not know about different approaches similar to me when he started recovery.http://ideas.time.com/2013/09/19/alcoholics-need-more-options-than-aa/ Here is a sectionShould atheists...

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The Dutch solution

http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/article10413118.eceThis amazed me, but it could be considered a good first step to get people doing some work and changing their life Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streetsSapa-AFP | 19 November, 2013 07:42Project participants also say they are...

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