Tag: Addicts

  • New Paraplegics happier than New Millionaires, and Here’s the reason

    New Paraplegics happier than New Millionaires, and Here’s the reason

    Addicts need to understand the serenity prayer BC of twist in our personalities. The Serenity Prayer says “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” I heard a researcher who studies the brain and the power […]

  • How could you get high at a time like this?

    How could you get high at a time like this?

    Don’t be offended that your brother, for example, got high before your mother’s funeral, I told someone. Don’t take it personally. Let me explain why it’s not about you or even him. But a peer greater than everyone. Asking someone how they could use drugs at such a tragic time is like saying: how could […]

  • Addicts are Predictable and Infuriating

    Addicts are Predictable and Infuriating

    Doing the Same unwise thing, getting the same expected bad results. Another form of insanity afflicting those who deal with addicts. We had torrential rain and wind in Honolulu this January 2020. I remembered what it was like to be homeless in the rain and I invited an associate ( not a friend) to spend […]