Monthly Archives: March 2015

Palcohol: 3 Ways that Powdered Alcohol Might Affect Alcoholism

March 21st, 2015|

Three Ways that Powdered Alcohol Might Affect Alcoholism For one clever entrepreneur named Mark Phillips, a victory was won.  This week, Phillips was given the go-ahead to sell his powdered alcohol, Palcohol.  The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the sale of four Palcohol flavors:  rum, vodka, cosmopolitan, and a margarita. Up until now, alcohol was considered to be a liquid and could only be sold in liquid form.  Palcohol is a powder; when mixed with liquid, it creates an alcoholic drink.  One packet is equal to one shot of liquor.  The powder can

Spirituality…Searching for Meaning During Addiction Recovery

March 9th, 2015|

What is the meaning of “spirituality”?  Does it have anything to do with recovery?  Is it possible to get sober without spirituality? Early in your journey through rehab, you will be presented with concepts about God, higher powers and spirituality.  During rehab, you will hear plenty of stories from others.  Many stories will be about how the person could not have recovered without God. You probably won’t have any problem with the idea of God and recovery if your earlier experiences with religion were positive.  However, some people have been hurt by religion and may