Audrey Beim

Audrey Beim holds two advanced degrees from major universities, including a Master's Degree in Psychology. She has over 20 years of experience in the health, wellness, nutritional and fitness categories and has used her expertise to write articles for media outlets such as Linfield Media and Examiner.com.

Two boys sit playing video games at a convention, unaware of the dangers of gaming disorder.

Gaming Disorder: A New Addiction

By Audrey Beim

New technology isn't the only emerging trend in gaming. The World Health Organization (WHO) now classifies video-game addiction... Continue Reading

A group of woman exercise together in a group dance class during their addiction recovery.

7 Exercise Options During Addiction Recovery for Those Who Hate the Gym

By Audrey Beim

Exercise is medicine during addiction recovery. Here are 7 activities you can do outside of a gym that are almost too fun to be... Continue Reading

A woman sits by a pool practicing mindfulness techniques to stave off cravings for drugs and alcohol.

How Mindfulness Curbs Addictive Cravings

By Audrey Beim

Studies prove mindfulness is beneficial to your health, but can it also lessen your cravings for drugs and alcohol? Continue Reading

A cuddling couple uses craft treatment techniques while interacting.

CRAFT: An Alternative to Drug Intervention

By Audrey Beim

Here's all you need to know about CRAFT, an option for family and friends of addicts who refuse to get help. Continue Reading

An alcoholic grips his beer belly.

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

Here are some of the reasons individuals may cite for choosing not to enter a rehabilitation program.

Top 4 Logical Reasons Why Addicts Choose to Skip Rehab

By Audrey Beim

The so-called 'practical reasons' that the addicted mind refers to in order to avoid treatment are simply rationalizations to d... Continue Reading

Man made a terrible decision and don't know what to do

6 Things to Do After You've Royally Messed Up

By Audrey Beim

No matter how severe you may have messed up, it doesn’t spell the end of the world. Even if you’ve had a few relapses, it doesn... Continue Reading

Bored in recovery

5 Things to Help You Manage Boredom in Recovery

By Audrey Beim

The truth is that a sober life can be fulfilling, exciting and extremely rewarding. Continue Reading

Too Anxious to Function? 25 Better Options Than Drinking

By Audrey Beim

Together, anxiety and substance use creates a vicious cycle that's difficult to free yourself out of. Continue Reading

Diarrhea is a common symptom of drug and alcohol detox.

How to Relieve Diarrhea During Drug and Alcohol Detox

By Audrey Beim

During the early stages of detox, severe diarrhea and cramping can last anywhere from a few days up to a few weeks. Continue Reading