Author: Vince Tint


5 Tips For Setting Goals In Recovery

Drug addiction is increasingly being seen as an illness, and one that needs to be treated as such. It has been estimated that 1 in 10 Americans have used or will use drugs, while more than 200,000 people die every year from drug abuse. Like many illnesses, addiction can be cured. But there is also a high risk of relapse—as much as 60%—which is why it’s important to prepare, inform and support each and every addict. One of the ways…

4 Ways Jogging Has Helped Me Through My Addiction

I have always had an addictive personality. When I was 16, it led to a problem with alcohol. As I aged, this morphed into problems with meth and other drugs. At 25, I should have been at my peak, but I felt like I was on my last legs. I wasn’t healthy, I wasn’t strong. I was a dead man walking. So, I decided to do something about it. I stopped the drugs and I developed another hobby: running. I…

4 Reasons To Consider Surf Therapy While in Recovery

They say you need to hit rock bottom before you can clamber toward sobriety. To an extent, that was true for me as well. The difference is that I remained at rock bottom for many years before I even contemplated sobriety. At 23 I was already a heavy user and my rock bottom came in the form of a sentence for drug charges. Despite that, it wasn’t until I was in my late twenties that I finally got a hold…