" The more I see, the less I know for sure. " — John Lennon

Affirmations for Releasing Fear and Overcoming Anxieties

April 27, 2020 | Posted in Anxiety

Fear is protective. It’s our mind’s way of understanding a threat, processing exactly how threatening it is, and coordinating some kind of response. But we tend to have it in excess and hold onto it for too long, as if a moment or two of letting our guard down might give the boogeyman the opportunity…

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Lost in Ghost Town with Carder Stout

April 27, 2020 | Posted in Addiction, Lost in Ghost Town

On today’s episode of The Addicted Mind Podcast, Duane speaks with author Carder Stout about his book, Lost in Ghost Town, the story of his addiction and recovery. Duane also addresses the difficulty of the ongoing COVID-19 situation by starting a campaign of stories trying to spread hope in a time of darkness.

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Baltimore Sun Book Review

March 29, 2020 | Posted in Addiction, Lost in Ghost Town

Addition trumps privilege in Carder Stout’s vivid memoir “Lost in Ghost Town: A Memoir of Addition, Redemption, and Hope in Unlikely Places.” Written with excruciating truth and visceral fear, desperation and despair, Stout takes us into the incapacitating strangle-hold of additional and the battle to overcome it. Continue reading >

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