5 Tips To BEAT Addiction – Forever…

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Common recovery programs, self-help groups and 12 step programs can be silently holding you back from breaking free from addiction. But there are science-backed, little known techniques that boost long-term success. I’ll explain more below…

-By A. Scott Roberts
M.S. Rehabilitation Counseling
CRC, Addiction Specialist

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People all over the world are literally spending thousands of dollars on luxurious rehabs, expensive treatments, confusing workbooks and endless counseling – but they are STILL unable to BEAT addiction.

I know what it’s like to feel those strong cravings and urges..

I’ve been there…

But today, I live addiction free…and have for many, many years…

There are unusual methods, tricks and techniques that anyone can do that diminish cravings, urges and intrusive thoughts for your drug of choice, but very few know about it.

You can use these methods at home and take them with you, wherever you go…

What’s more, is that these methods are backed by solid research, evidence and data…

But before we get started, you need to know a few simple tips…

TIP 1: Use Methods Backed By Science
Did you know that most recovery options do not follow evidence-based guidelines?

Common methods for treating addiction can make matters worse!1,2,3 (This problem is recognized on a national level)

The reason why addiction recovery fails is because addiction is a biochemical issue which isn’t addressed…

An addict’s brain has depleted and malfunctioning neurotransmitters (chemicals) in the brain…

And once an addict tries to quit he experiences strong cravings and urges for things that aren’t good for him…

This is due to the brain sending faulty messages telling you that you NEED to use!

But you don’t need to.

You will overcome addiction when there is no “need” to artificially stimulate your brain with chemicals…

It is not so much about overcoming an addiction, but making it completely unnecessary…

95% of treatment centers do not address this underlying issue…

They are developed from the Minnesota Model which started nearly 70 YEARS AGO. This model assumes that addiction only affects individuals that lack willpower, motivation or morals…

Whereas the last 50 years of research proves otherwise!

Too many programs do not follow simple evidence-based guidelines…

Haven’t you noticed that many counselors still struggle with addiction themselves? They haven’t quite figured it out!

Quotes From Experts in the Field

Quotes From Experts in the Field

That’s not all…

According to a study by Harvard University, ONLY 20 percent of people with addictions who enter traditional addiction treatment were able to maintain sobriety the following year. After 8 years, ONLY 5 PERCENT!

Whats more shocking is that this same study revealed alcoholics who didn’t use coommon treatments had greater success.6

Successful methods CAN be available to anyone and everyone…

Evidence-based coping skills, craving management techniques to rewire the brain along with and adding KEY nutrients to restore neurotransmitter activity, produces profound results!

The First Step Is Nutrition, Here’s Why…

The brain of an addict has depleted and malfunctioning neurotransmitters caused by over-stimulating the brain’s reward center with drugs, alcohol, nicotine, snack foods and sweets (yep, sugar spikes dopamine similar to a drug) or heavy porn use…

But key nutrients (when taken together and in the right amount) replenish this imbalance…

There are over 100 studies at MIT and Harvard that support the use of key nutrients to restore the brain…

For example,

One study examined 100 patients that were alcoholics…

Researchers just focused on restoring the biochemical issue in the brain by using a proper amount of nutrients that replenished neurotransmitter activity…

The result: 85 percent of participants stayed abstinent for 42 months.


Because neurotransmitters (the brain’s chemical messengers) are synthesized by certain nutrients..

When taken in proper amounts, nutrition restores depleted chemicals in the brain, dramatically diminishes withdrawal symptoms, eliminates cravings and boosts mood…

To the point where your addiction becomes unnecessary…

This, combined with techniques that rewire your brain have a profound effect on recovery…

Most People Quit On Their Own – Without Luxury or High-end Facilities

People who have an addiction often seek EXPENSIVE and luxurious treatment…

The fact is most studies show long-term abstinence was achieved WITHOUT traditional treatment.9, 10,11 

The reason?

Common recovery programs address addiction as a weakness of the individual caused through lack of commitment, willpower or determination to quit…

While many addicts really are committed, find strong willpower in other areas of their life and are quite determined!

Hot Seat Therapy, Attack Therapy or Confrontational Therapy exist in effort to scare the addict into changing… The research shows it does just the opposite! (READ BELOW)

These methods are all too prevalent in AA, NA and twelve-step programs…

The Last 50 Years of Research Shows That…

Confrontation and scare tactics increases resistance to change and creates other problematic behaviors.12

In one study, the more confrontation used in treatment, the more alcoholics ended up drinking! 13

As one researcher put it, there isn’t a SINGLE LINE of research showing successful clinical outcomes using these methods!14

Opinion-based programs result in guilt-ridden individuals thinking they are deficient in moral development, weak in willpower or simply don’t deserve treatment or help.

Is it any wonder AA reports a whopping 80 percent dropout rate in the first year?15

One important study comes from the University of New Mexico, which examined different approaches when confronting alcoholics with problem drinking.

Researchers determined that successful outcomes and long-term abstinence stemmed from higher levels of empathy, not confrontation.17  

In fact, empathic statements toward an addicted loved one contributed to long-term positive effects up to 2 years!18

This is why Truth of Addiction is also designed to help family members help their loved ones…

You can have access to it right now.

TIP 2: Quit Focusing So Much On Willpower
Researchers know that addiction does not boil down to lack of willpower

The Primal and Survival Part of the Brain

The Limbic System

There is a misconception that addiction only affects moral wrongdoers or the weak-willed

.…I always had a problem with this type of thinking because if I had an addiction to one particular thing, I had substantially strong willpower in other areas of my life…

It just didn’t make sense…

Science now knows that addiction is NOT caused by inherent weak-wills..

They know this by examining part of the brain called the Limbic System…

This limbic system is also called the “reward system” which controls, motivates and urges us to engage in certain behaviors…

…this limbic system is directly activated by anything that is pleasurable or habit forming…

 This includes drugs, alcohol, pornography, tobacco and food…

This part of the brain is VERY strong because it is denser than other brain structures (allowing more powerful signal transmission), and developed before humans arrived on the earth.

This same reward system was found in ANCIENT LIFE such as anthropoids, inveterate phyla and mollusks.19

This limbic system is a motivational-incentive system for an organism…

But is now being “hijacked” by all sorts of drugs that were not present to our ancient ancestors…

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Autonomic Nervous System

You CAN NOT Directly Control When An Urge Or Craving Comes Because It Is Directly Linked To The Autonomic Nervous System

The Limbic System is heavily tied to the autonomic nervous system

The autonomic nervous system controls the blinking of our eyelids, the beating of our hearts, and yes, the URGE for your drug of choice!

You do not consciously control these things, they just happen.

Urges and intrusive thoughts to use often just pop into your mind…

…at times may seem to come out of nowhere.

You are NOT weak-willed if you experience these messages sent from your brain…

But you do need to know how to respond to them…

By changing the perception you have about urges and cravings and by responding appropriately to them they start to diminish…

Panicking or trying to suppress them results in a fight of flight response that actually feeds them…

…and this is what 90 percent of people do!

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A “Team of Rivals” Brain

The Brain is A “Team of Rivals” – Parts Of The Brain Fight Against Each Other For Dominance

Neuroscientists know that the brain is a multiple-structured system in which different structures “fight,” or are in “conflict,” with each other for dominance…

Hence, the brain has been called a “team of rivals.”20

This explains why many addicts feel as if there is a different part to them – a part that desperately wants to quit, while another part strongly urges them to continue…

…family members describe their loved one as a Mr. Jekyll and Dr Hyde…

…This is because dopamine- the primary (“feel good”) chemical in the brain, when activated by your addiction (drugs, alcohol, porn, cigarettes, etc), actually starts to alter in favor of the limbic system (the large subconscious motivational system)…

The brain becomes “hijacked” from your addictive drug.21

This hijacking of the brain, alters our perceptions, behaviors and beliefs…

As well as our motivations, rewards and drives…

Soon addicts start to overvalue the emotional payoff of their drug of choice over the rational and negative consequences…

Addicts start to develop the belief that the addiction is really doing something for them…

But it isn’t….

…you may think that your addiction is eliminating stress, taking the edge off, decreasing anxiety, or boosting social confidence, but it actually worsens it!

The addict actually undergoes a “faulty” learning process…

And a momentary slip can feel like complete and utter failure…

The truth is that a slip can be a great stepping stone, not a stumbling block.

A Slip Is Treated As A Sign Of Defeat
…Instead Of A Stepping Stone Through Recovery

Many 12 step programs tell you that if you slip, you have to start all over again at day 1….

This makes you think that no progress was made…

BUT your body can undergo significant biochemical changes in just a short period of time….

…cell regeneration occurs in alcoholics only after a couple weeks of sobriety.23

Researchers discovered that relapse is mostly caused by emotional states, not physical dependence as once thought.23

This shows us how much improvement one has actually made!

To tell an addict that all the days, weeks, months or even years of abstinence didn’t mean a thing because he slipped, feeds discouragement, depression and despair, the very emotions that have shown to lead to relapse in the first place!24

When the body is free from addiction, it makes efforts to slowly fall back to baseline….

The irreversible damages claimed to be caused by long-term addiction (hence addiction has been called a disease) is not entirely true.

Neuoplasticity (brain changes) and neurogenisis (birth of new neurons) has been found to occur in adults…

…These studies are found below.

To slip or to relapse is not a defeat but actually a common response to a challenge…

In fact, those who obtain long-term sobriety actually relapse around 2-3 times!26

Abstinence, even attempted abstinence, has tremendous value!

Use Evidence-based Techniques to Manage Thoughts, Emotions and Mood
…This Will Decrease The The Rate Of Relapse
Successful addiction recovery will not only address physical dependency, but also thoughts, emotions and moods….

Once an addict is free from the drug, they often experience increased feelings of depression and anxiety and increased sensitivity to stressors…

Properly managing negative emotional states and intrusive thoughts will boost long-term success.

Some people in recovery continue to experience depression long after they have been sober for some time…

This is because the reward system has become less-responsive due to over-stimulation…

Basically, the brain becomes harder to stimulate by “natural” rewards.

In such cases, it is vitally important to use methods that feed the brain through key nutrients…

…you need to keep neurotransmitter activity balanced!

There are over 100 studies at MIT and Harvard that have confirmed that just using amino acids to increase neurotransmitters in subjects led to eliminating depression, cravings, anxiety and stress27 (the very emotions that trigger relapse).

TIP 3: Start Changing Your Brain, The Right Way
Researchers know that the brain can be changed, formed, remapped and rewired.
Neuroplasticity (or brain plasticity) is a term used to describe the changes in NEURAL pathways caused by body injury, thinking patterns, emotions, environment and behavior.28

Neurons, which are cells in the brain, are not ENTIRELY connected. When we have repetitive thoughts or behaviors, neural networks and pathways are created. These pathways are created by neurons firing (sending signals) to each other.

Leveraging the power of the brain, you can change destructive habits into positive ones…

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Neural Network

Neurons that fire together, they wire together…

Through neural firing, behaviors are either strengthened or weakened…

When the neural pathways change, the brain chemistry changes along with it!29

It’s also true that when neurons stop firing along the same pathway, the connections become weak and a whole new set of thought patterns and behaviors can be developed.

You see, most people take medications, pills or drink alcohol to feel better. But medicating yourself only changes the brain’s chemistry, it doesn’t change the neural pathways. The chemical change only lasts as long as the drug is synthesized to last…

It is never permanent.

But by rewiring the brain you can change the behavior, desires and urges.

This also impacts depression and anxiety..

Scientists now know that neuroplasticity (neurons changing) and neurogenisis (the birth of new neurons) occurs throughout human life…

Neuroplasticity can begin with small molecular changes caused by learning to large-scale cortical changes that actually remap the brain.

Studies show that environment and cognition can alter the connectivity of neurons…30 

Neurogenisis (the birth of new neurons) also occurs,31 and some practices make a PROFOUND change to the brain…

The brain is always active. It is always strengthening or weakening it’s neural networks…

But What About Tolerance?
Addiction BOOSTS chemicals in the brain and over-stimulates the brain’s reward system….

The brain’s reward system starts to anticipate this over-stimulation by responding in a less-efficient way.

The brain does this by decreasing neurotransmitter activity and receptor availability.32 

Basically, it thinks it is producing too many chemicals so it becomes less responsive in effort to obtain homeostasis.

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Transmission of Signals

As a result, addicts often combat this dulling of their “reward” center by taking more drugs.

This is known as “tolerance.”

Addiction results in an increasing desire for a diminishing pleasure.

There’s no winning…

Because of this over-stimulation, addicts quickly become UNMOTIVATED for everyday “normal” rewards resulting in feelings of depression, confusion, irritability and fatigue.33 

An addict will start to take drugs to feel good, but end up taking them just to FEEL normal.

The good news is that there are evidence-based ways to REPLENISH depleted neurotransmitters…

Amino acids derived from proteins boost neurotransmitter activity in the brain….

….when you eat amino acids they are converted into neurotransmitters via the body’s metabolic process.

You also need to eliminate sugar from the diet and add complex carbohydrates and high protein foods.

This will help stabilize and replenish neurotransmitter activity in the brain.

Restoring brain chemistry through key nutrients and using practices to change your brain, you will feel better naturally and your addiction will become undesirable because you don’t “need” it.

TIP 4: Relabel And React To Cravings Differently Then You Did In The Past
Did you know that fighting or suppress cravings actually feeds them? This is what 90 percent of people do!

When you get a craving, you either give in or panic…

These intrusive cravings and urges to use come from the survival parts in the brain known as the limbic system…

This is why cravings feel as if you need your drug of choice…

But you don’t need it. You’ll be fine without it.

You need to understand what a craving actually is and why it isn’t a threat to your survival even though it may feel like it…

Addicts call this seductive pull for their drug a craving. Scientists call it a cue. Non-addicts might call it a temptation...

Whatever you call it, science has revealed what actually happens when experiencing those seductive pulls…

Dr. Childress, psychiatrist and researcher, used PET scans on participants to view neural activity.

What she discovered was that an addict’s brain will release a small burst of dopamine during a craving… 3d model of dopamine

“A craving will spike dopamine similar to a small dose of the drug itself, that is why some people report tasting the drug in the back of their throats, even though they really haven’t taken any. A craving is a primer, a seductive pull… the trigger that addicts experience actually gives them a small taste of the drug itself before they even get there.34
Dr Childress~Psychiatrist

What this means, is that the sight of a beer bottle to an alcoholic or the smell of cigarette smoke to a smoker, spikes dopamine in the addict’s brain, causing strong cravings and desire…

These cravings you experience are really false messages that have been classically conditioned and strengthened over time….

One of the methods of the Truth Of Addiction system is to become aware of cravings as they happen and relabel them to what they really are: False Messages.

They are not real needs, but are often felt as such…

Cravings grow by indulgence.

Sometimes they pop into your mind regardless of your desire to stop it…

This is because cravings and urges come from the survival parts of the brain. They have become automatic, just like the urge to eat or drink…

Suppressing or reacting to them in a panic or trying to fight them off, as MOST people do, feeds them.35

Instead, you must learn to react in a different way, a less worried way than you did in the past.

You’re not a bad person for having urges or intrusive thoughts that pop into your mind…

But you do need to know how to react to them properly, to lessen their intensity and frequency…

What loved ones of addicts do not often realize, is that cravings and urges happen to recovering addict’s regardless of their desire to stop it.

The Way An Addict Is Treated Has A Profound Effect On Recovery

In fact, one study showed that the way an addict is treated by those in his or her social circle has a greater impact than common recovery methods that were used!36

An addict’s resistance during recovery is powerfully affected by how the people within his/her life supports them, INTERACTS with them and talks with them.37

When problem drinkers were randomly assigned to two different therapist styles (given by the same therapists), one confrontational-directive and one motivational-reflective, those in the former group showed substantially higher levels of resistance and were much less likely to acknowledge their problems and need to change38

The way that family members, counselors or support groups interact with an addict can dramatically impact an indiviudals probability to change.39

“People can dramatically influences an addict’s defensiveness, which, in turn, predicts the degree to which the loved one will change”
Patterson & Forgatch

“People with addiction problems do NOT generally possess high levels of denial and resistance, but these things increase as loved ones and therapists improperly get involved”
Patterson & Forgatch ~ Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology

An important goal in producing change, is to AVOID evoking loved one resistance40 and instead, employ evidence-based techniques that produce positive outcomes…

Certain kinds of reactions are likely to exacerbate resistance, back the loved one further into a corner and elicit non-compliance.41

The Truth Of Addiction Program is not just for someone currently struggling with an addiction but can be of great help for those that have addicted loved ones.

A bonus ebook titled “Eliciting Motivation To Change” is included in the program so that you can motivate those you love.

TIP 5: Eat Key Nutrients While Using Evidence-Based Methods
*Key Nutrients Are Vital
“Unless the biochemical imbalances which are the true causes of substance problems are corrected, the benefits of psychological counseling will be marginal for most people.42
Dr. Charles Grant ~ psychiatric consultant

Addicts have depleted and malfunctioning neurotransmitters (chemical messengers in the brain).

Neurotransmitters are the basis of how we think, act and behave. Once corrected, addicts will think, act and behave differently…

The first step in recovery is to restore the brain and body through proper nutrients to help correct the biochemical imbalances…

In one report, those who used nutrients during recovery showed a 92 percent success rate!43

Most addicts eat very poorly because their brain has been switched to DESIRE HIGHLY PROCESSED and REFINED SUGARS in an effort to get the needed boost of dopamine – which may actually put them at greater risk for relapse.45 

highly processed and refined sugars with key nutrients, recovered more quickly, had fewer withdrawal symptoms and were able to manage their addiction long-term.46

You may notice that when you get off your drug you start to develop a desire for another… sugar.

Sugar boosts dopamine in the brain (as well as causes dramatic blood-glucose levels to fluctuate).47

“While the diagnosis of hypoglycemia may be mistakenly used by people to explain unrelated psychological and emotional problems, there is no question that the great majority of alcoholics suffer from chronic low blood sugar.45
Milam & Ketcham ~ Under The Influence

All types of addictions are chemically-based in the brain, it doesn’t really matter what the addiction is.

Getting the brain out of destructive habit loops coupled with restoring the neurotransmitters in the brain through proper nutrition, is of vital importance.

Luxurious Treatment Facilities COST Thousands…
…Workbooks And “Online Programs” Cost Hundreds
…But what’s worse, is that they are not backed by evidence, research and data..

These EXPENSIVE options teach the same thing. Just regurgitated information…

You don’t have to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars to manage addiction. In fact, expensive treatment options are relatively ineffective.48, 49, 50

Q: So what DOES work?

A: Evidence-based techniques and tools you take with you, wherever you go…

In the Truth Of Addiction printable guide, you’ll discover techniques that are backed by science and proven to boost success.

Additionally, you can integrate these methods into practically any recovery program…

In the printable version of nutrition for improved recovery guide and video, I will show you key nutrients that RESTORE depleted and malfunctioning neurotransmitters caused by addiction.

Using key nutrients, you may feel a HUGE improvement in your mood…

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