Toshia Humphries

Toshia Humphries is a Texan freelance writer, artist, life coach and talk radio co-host of Girl Power Hour on Blog Talk Radio. She has been writing for two decades and possesses three degrees in counseling and psychology with a focus on addictions and women’s studies. She is also the creator of Threads Locks & Rock—a performance art show which utilizes personal experiences and stories to inspire each show and its performers, healing and empowering them and audience members alike. Much of her work is fueled by her own life experience and education.

Pushing religion in sobriety

The Reality of Religious Abuse in Treating Addiction

By Toshia Humphries

Noting the differences between religion and spirituality is necessary for recovering individuals and addiction recovery profess... Continue Reading

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Why Addiction is an Endless Loop

By Toshia Humphries

When you do the math, it becomes quite clear why the disease of addiction is so complex and difficult to treat. Continue Reading

Woman reflects on her fears about getting sober

10 Fears that Addicts May Have When Seeking Treatment

By Toshia Humphries

In order to prevent letting your fears rule your life, it’s important to learn to recognize them when they come so you can figh... Continue Reading

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It’s Going to Hurt: Dealing with Painful Emotions

By Toshia Humphries

Just as successful recovery from addiction requires a multi-faceted and somewhat individualized approach, successful emotional ... Continue Reading

Person's ego gets in the way of recovery

Your Ego is in the Way of Help

By Toshia Humphries

An overactive ego is far too often the reason why many addicts remain active in their addiction and refuse to get help. Continue Reading

Grieving Over One's Addiction

By Toshia Humphries

An addict's relationship with drugs and alcohol is an intimate one. In fact, with regard to an active addict, it is likely the ... Continue Reading

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Cross-Tolerance: A Real Issue and How to Prevent It

By Toshia Humphries

It may be necessary for a patient who is in recovery to share with his or her doctor the potential for cross-tolerance before m... Continue Reading

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Relapse Begins When You Feed the Wrong Wolf

By Toshia Humphries

There is a very profound Cherokee legend which tells a story of two wolves. One is evil, and one is good. Learn how this story ... Continue Reading

Woman in recovery struggles with social media obsession

The Dark Side of Social Media

By Toshia Humphries

For individuals in recovery, social media can become another way to avoid, escape or distract oneself from reality. Continue Reading

Man hesitates to call for addiction help

Why Seeking Treatment is the First Big Obstacle

By Toshia Humphries

The reality is that entering treatment can easily cause a great deal of anxiety, fear and confusion. Continue Reading