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The Myth of the 'Happy Drunk'

By 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.

The happy drunk is often times more at risk for liver disease, accidental overdose and suicide. Continue Reading

A woman lies in the grass feeling happy with the benefits she's experienced staying sober.

7 Things You Gain by Staying Sober Today

By 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.

Here are 7 intrinsic things we gain (or keep) by not drinking today. Continue Reading

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7 Inevitable Emotions an Alcoholic Will Feel

By 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.

These are several feelings those addicted to alcohol share at one point or another in their journey. Continue Reading

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5 Proven Ways Beer Ruins Your Health

By Audrey Beim

A compilation of evidence that demonstrates the many ways beer impacts your body and mind. Continue Reading

Binge Drinking and Receding Hairline

By Rebecca Kovacs

Did you know that binge drinking can actually contribute to thin, lifeless hair and a receding hairline? This is bad news for m... Continue Reading

Why Do Recovering Alcoholics Crave Sugar?

By Rebecca Kovacs

It isn't uncommon for recovering alcoholics to crave sugar. In recovery, many alcoholics find that they have a new and unquench... Continue Reading

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3 Things More Rewarding Than Drinking

By Caitlin Thiede

For a long time, we've been fed the idea that drinking is a reward for many things. The problem is we aren't ever really satisf... Continue Reading

The Science Behind the Shakes

By Tamara Buchenberger

A not-so-sterile explanation of what detox felt like, what it's called, and what I'm glad not a whole lot of folks had to see f... Continue Reading

Alcohol and Cancer: A Drinker's Nightmare

By Rabiya Hicken

New studies have found that even light to moderate drinking can increase a person's risk of developing several kinds of cancers. Continue Reading

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A Note to the Special Occasion Drinker

By 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.

Respect, honor and love yourself enough to stay sober. After all, your sobriety is more special than any occasion. Continue Reading

4 Ways to Fail at Quitting Drinking

By 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.

Quitting alcohol is a tall order for anyone who finds themselves in the throes of addiction. However, even more daunting a task... Continue Reading

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What You Should Spend Your Money on Rather Than Alcohol

By 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.

Here’s one thing you should try spending your money on instead of addiction. Continue Reading

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5 Tips on Raising a Child with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

By Benhilda Chanetsa

FAS can result in serious mental and physical impairment for a child. Continue Reading

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How to Repair the Body Following Alcohol Abuse

In addition to mental and emotional damage, repercussions from alcohol abuse typically includes physical complications. Continue Reading

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The Progressive Nature of Drinking Alcohol

By Rebecca Kovacs

Alcohol gives drinkers a high that they continue to seek time and time again. Continue Reading

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