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Check out our All things Recovery section on our site for some new designs including this “Hella Sober” design. We carry more than just t-shirts….check out our products

 

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Dirt Diva FL Women’s Hooded Sweatshirt > Dirt Diva FL > MotoCrossRocks.

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9 Unfair Myths about Alcoholic / Addicts

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1. Addicts are unemployed bums.

While it’s true that addicts do sometimes end up unemployed and homeless, this is far from an all-inclusive lifestyle. In fact, addiction affects men and women from all economic levels, walks of life, and demographics. Just ask Great Britain’s Prince Harry, news anchor Elizabeth Vargas, or talk show hostess Wendy Williams. There are actors such as Russel Brand, Robert Downey Jr. and Drew Barrymore. Famous authors are far from immune; take Earnest Hemingway, Edgar Allen Poe and Stephen King. Many addicts have families, are the primary breadwinners or could even be your bosses. Addiction preys on anyone, no matter their fame, wealth or success.

2. Addicts use every day.

I’ve heard people say there’s no way they’re an addict because they only drink or use drugs on the weekends. When or how often you use doesn’t define whether or not you’re addicted. Instead, the American Society of Addiction Medicine defines addiction as a situation in which any of the following factors are present:

  • An inability to abstain on a regular basis
  • Behavior control impairment
  • Increased cravings for the emotional/physical response the substance or behavior offers
  • Inability to distinguish serious problems in behavior and relationships
  • Uninhibited, defective emotional responses

If an individual absolutely needs drugs or alcohol for any reason, even if it’s not on a frequent scale, it is safe to say that they are victim to an addiction.

3. Addiction is voluntary.

The first drug or alcohol experience is a choice, but the ensuing consequences may be beyond their control. Often, the substance or behavior has the power to rewire the brain. The brain rewards us with pleasurable chemicals when we engage in life-sustaining activities such as eating, exercise and sex. Drugs and alcohol manipulate the brain’s pleasure center, tricking it into processing the addiction as a life-sustaining activity. Imagine the difficulty of kicking a “habit” that your brain is convinced you need to live.

4. Addiction is a moral problem.

Many religions exhort followers to abstain from alcohol and drugs. Addicts often go to extreme, illegal measures to obtain a fix. Does that make addicts morally wrong if they use or drink? This is a tricky topic, but I will say this; addiction is a disease of the brain, and morals are often powerless to that. The addiction is in control.

5. All addictions stem from mental health disorders.

Up to 50 percent of addicts do experience co-occurring mental health disorders. They are not the sole cause of addiction, though. I certainly encourage addicts to seek the emotional help they need, but they must also take the fight to their addiction. Even if they are deeply entwined, addiction must be treated as a separate entity to be worked through alongside mental issues.

6. Addiction runs in the family.

The National Institutes of Health agrees that genes can predispose people to addiction by more than 50 percent, but the addiction gene is a myth. Personal experiences and environments also play a role in addiction. This could have been exposure to substance abuse or addictive behavior in the family while growing up. Perhaps a colossal trauma or loss that rocked the very foundation of the addict’s life. The possibilities are as infinite as there are human emotions. We must focus on healing and recovery rather than pinning blame.

7. Addicts can decide to quit anytime.

While I’ve witnessed many successful recoveries, it is vital to realize that merely willing the addiction away is impossible. The brain has the addiction confused for a survival mechanism. Addiction holds all of the cards and exerts a dictator’s grip. To break that control, addicts need social and professional support, tools for withdrawal relief, and plenty of encouragement. They need to build a lifestyle that welcomes happiness and health, a clean social network and goals. This takes time, patience and the will to pick yourself up after a fall, no matter how many times it happens!

8. Addicts who quit using are no longer addicted.

I know plenty of recovering addicts who bought into this myth and thought, “I’m cured. I can drink one beer and be okay.” We all know how this turns out. Addiction never vanishes and will always lurk within you, even if it no longer has control. That is why it is essential to stay vigilant, healthy and mindful of relationships. Not only will this protect from relapse, it will enhance life in every way.

9. Addiction ruins a user’s future.

Addiction can certainly destroy a life. However, recovering addicts are often the strongest, most resilient people I know. They rise from the ashes and discover a quality of life beyond their wildest dreams. Addicts can commit to recovery, learn from their experiences and successfully contribute to society as hard-working, productive individuals with a bright future. Even more inspiring is just how willing and devoted they are to helping others do the same!

I know these nine hurtful and dangerous myths are only a few of many. However, education combats ignorance and allows people to view addicts in a different light. After all, addicts are people, too.

 

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AIR JORDAN 3 – “SPORT BLUE” FALL 2014

I’ll Take this pair for the fall!

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Cian46 Throw Blanket > From MotoCrossRocks

Cian46 Throw Blanket > Cian46 > MotoCrossRocks.

Check out our awesome Cianciarulo merchandise at Motocrossrocks

Just a sample of some of what we offer!…Check out the site!

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Stewart 2014 T-Shirts and Products

Stewart 14 T-Shirt Stewart 14 MotoCrossRocks. Check out a sample of some our Motocross T-shirts and Products from our site! This James Stewart merchandise is just a sample of all the different type of products we offer!

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Bubbalicious iPhone 4 Slider Case

Bubbalicious Infant Bodysuit

 

▶ Dianna Dahlgren Fitness Photoshoot – YouTube

Ms. Supercross Looks UNBELIEVABLE in this photo shoot, HER Attributes are VERY healthy . Is there anything better than a beautiful woman who loves to ride Motocross ?…

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MORE Diva work from KANYE! BOYCOTT HIM

Kanye West Rant In Albany: “I’m Humbly A Rap God. Top 5 Of All Time, Dead Or Alive!” [Video]

He actually said he’s top 5 rappers dead or alive….I couldn’t even have him make my Top 20…AND I CHALLENGE ANYONE that says hes top 20….I can make a list ANYTIME of 19 rappers that would Smoke Kanye West.

Kanye west the walking Contradiction !!Does Kanye have anything RELEVANT to say in today’s hip hop culture?…Does anyone want to hear him cry because hes a “SLAVE” to corporations? he got famous and got millions of dollars including a deal with Pepsi (A huge corporation) and now he wants to bitch about it. Kanye is nothing but a FAKE prophet  revolutionary for profit!!!!!!  you ARE NOT RELEVANT in today’s hip hop Market!…..I’d much rather Put on a J.COLE RECORD and rock to that . YEEZUS WAS THE WACKEST HIP HOP album ever made and released

THE REALNESS FROM CHARLAMAGNE!

 

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