We briefly consider how we, as addicts, feel about the terms used to describe us. By others? By ourselves? Then we consider—at length!—what's up with addicts so often being plagued by depression and creativity.
Referenced in this episode
How Language Can Undermine Addiction Recovery / Melissa Dahl, New York Magazine http://nymag.com/scienceofus/2014/08/how-language-can-undermine-addiction-recovery.html
We Are Having the Wrong Conversation About Robin Williams / Richard Taite, Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/richard-taite/robin-williams-we-are-hav_b_5697796.html
Gifted, Talented, Addicted / Douglas Eby, Talent Development Resources http://talentdevelop.com/articles/GTA.html
The 27 Club / Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/27_Club
The Boys return after another brief hiatus and nothing has changed and everything has changed.
Not the recovery podcast you need, but the recovery podcast you deserve.
Is this the one where we jumped the shark?
In memory of Aaron Lee Perry, the Wasted Poet, and Sobr Soldier.
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