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Trevor McDonald

Trevor McDonald

Trevor McDonald is a freelance writer and recovering addict and alcoholic who has been clean and sober for over five years. Since his recovery began, he has enjoyed using his talent for words to help spread treatment resources and addiction awareness. In his free time, you can find him working with recovering addicts or outside enjoying about any type of fitness activity imaginable.
6 Different Ways to Make 2018 About Self-Improvement

Even if you’re not a New Year’s Resolution type of person, something about the season makes it the perfect time to focus on bettering your life. 

Improving yourself is a lifelong endeavor, and it’s likely that those goals will change over the years. 

Instead of thinking about what you think needs improvement, focus on self-care and wellness. “Improving” yourself can be a dangerous mindset because we so often think about the physical body and validation from others. Real self-improvement is steeped in self-care and improves more than just the body.
Understanding the Addictiveness of Prescription Painkillers

When you’re in extreme pain, you’ll do anything to make it stop. A doctor tells you that one pill can temporarily put an end to your pain, and it seems like a no-brainer. 

Prescription painkillers seem harmless enough. After all, most of us have taken them at one point or another. 

However, there are some dangers that come with taking prescription painkillers with addiction being at the top of the list.

Many painkillers fall into the opioid category, which means they are narcotics.