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Recovery Is Freedom!

My name is Gary Goldstein, author of “Jew in Jail,” as well as blogger, and motivational & inspirational speaker. More importantly, however, is the fact that I am an addict in long-term recovery, approaching six years and four months clean. … Continue reading

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Enough Already!

I am always sad to learn of a fellow addict’s death, but am also always upset that it takes it happening to someone famous for the media to again take notice and devote time to this disease. Actor Philip Seymour … Continue reading

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S L O W Down And Enjoy Life!

If you are like millions of people – as I am – then you spend many, many hours on the internet, either related to what you do for a living, or just in a recreational way. Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2014!

It’s hard to believe, but another year has come and gone! For me, personally, I have continued to remain clean & sober, and been proud to pass the message of recovery onto those who are still sick and suffering, or … Continue reading

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Be Thankful EVERY Single Day!

I hope everyone had a very enjoyable Thanksgiving, and didn’t eat and drink too much. As for myself, I really don’t need society telling me that November 28, 2013 – or any other day for that matter – is when … Continue reading

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To Meet & Greet Is Sweet!

I had such a great time this past Saturday signing copies of my book, “Jew in Jail” at the local Barnes & Noble in Poughkeepsie, New York. There is just something about meeting and talking to strangers who seem extremely … Continue reading

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A Day Of Recovery To Remember!

I had such an amazing time at the 2013 Rally4Recovery this past Saturday in Providence, Rhode Island, which I attended with my friends from the New York State Office Of Alcoholism And Substance Abuse Services, that I can hardly believe … Continue reading

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Recovery Is Great!

Without a doubt, these past five years and nine plus months have been the best of my 51 year life so far. Recovery has helped me reclaim my life, self-esteem, self-confidence, and purpose for being. Even though I nearly died … Continue reading

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Dear Gary

Since I love to write, and also help others, today’s post is all about dispensing advice. I may not know everything, and have surely made my share of mistakes in life, but over the past five years, nine months and … Continue reading

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Do You Have The “Write” Stuff?

One thing I always make sure to tell my audience, when I am delivering a motivational & inspirational speech in order to increase their self-esteem and self-confidence, is that each and every single person can express their feelings by writing. … Continue reading

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