Category Archives: Addiction

A Way to Deal with Craving That Actually Feels Good

It took long before I finally found a way of dealing with craving that felt good. For years I used what everyone in recovery says to do: make calls, be with friends, attend meetings, pray, meditate, work the 12 steps, etc. … Continue reading

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Do I need to admit powerlessness over my addiction?

A common “requirement” that many recovery programs profess is that if you want to gain long term sobriety, you must admit that you are powerless over your alcohol/drug/porn addiction. Many counsellors, sponsors and people in recovery will, with absolute conviction, explain that … Continue reading

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Resources for learning CRAFT

Family members and friends have, by far, the most powerful influence on their addicted loved ones, much more than counsellors or psychiatrists. Helping family members and friends work with their addicted loved ones in positive ways is a huge, but … Continue reading

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Long Term Sobriety and “White-Knuckling”

It feels strange writing about my past acting out/sex addiction. It seems a little forced because it feels behind me. NIne years ago, and especially before I did Ibogaine, I couldn’t have envisioned myself as free as I am now. I … Continue reading

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Ibogaine will not cure you

I hate to say it, but it’s true. Many people tout Ibogaine as a miracle cure. “Just do an Ibogaine session and it’ll fix you,” they say. On certain levels, this might be true. Ibogaine has a spectacular affect on addiction. … Continue reading

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Ibogaine: The Nuclear Option

There are many people at their wits end, trying to stop acting out their addiction or some other intractable pattern of thought or behaviour. I have vivid memories of sitting in recovery groups and watching exasperated, desperate people who, as … Continue reading

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