Older people drinking alcoholAnyone at any age can have a drinking problem. Uncle George always liked his liquor, so his family may not see that his drinking is getting worse as he gets older. Grandma Betty was a teetotaler all her life until she started having a drink each night to help her get to sleep after her husband died. Now, no one realizes that she needs a couple of drinks to get through each day. Read More…

Beautiful-older-woman imageDon’t you find it amazing how some people don’t look something comparable to their real age? For instance, celebs — though they may be in their early 40’s, they simply look like they are in their late 20’s or early 30’s. Exactly what do these people do to “cheat” how old they are? Do they commit big money on the top anti aging products? Do they exaggerate? Do they go under the knife? Or are they just truly fortunate with the youthful looks?

There are many methods to look 10 years younger and this does not necessarily mean it has to be expensive. Here are several secrets concerning how to “cheat” how old you are: Read More…

I've got a habit of LIVING T-shirt imageWhen I was on holiday recently, I went to the South Island of New Zealand and spent most of my time in Queenstown. If you have ever been there you will know what a spectacular place it is, with the mountains and lakes and great vistas.

On my return I flew into Christchurch and as I exited the plane and entered into the airbridge, the man in front of me removed his jacket. Wow, I thought when I saw the back of his T-shirt, what a great motto.

I snuck out my smartphone and took a quick picture. Once I had taken it I felt a bit guilty, given that I did not have his permission, or even knew that I had taken the picture. Admittedly, it was taken from behind so he was not to know. Nevertheless, I felt I needed to tell him.

I tapped him on the shoulder and said “I hope you don’t mind, but I took a photo of the back of your T-shirt – I hope that is ok?” He was fine with it and I went on to explain that I would like to put it on a website I have because of the message in the motto. He said he was fine with that and said he was keen to get the message out. He then went a little quiet, then explained that he had previously had a drug problem and this T-shirt was a public declaration that he was now free, and was just high on life.

Something I think, we could all take on board.

Naturally and safely withdrawing from alcohol and drugs can and should be carried out immediately. Individuals are getting seriously ill and dying from abused medicines, alcohol and drugs.

What drugs can an individual safely withdraw from in their own home that requires little medical supervision from drug treatment centers? What conditions should you ask for close medical support? Most individuals want to desperately get rid of their dependence to alcohol and drugs, but only a couple of them know the secrets to withdraw effectively and comfortably. How does one reduce the anxiety and sleeplessness during withdrawal?

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