Why Boredom Is Bad for Addiction?


  Addiction. Boredom. It happens. However, what’s happening in the brain of someone who is addicted and bored? It is helpful to remember that addiction is a disease of the brain. Boredom can trigger relapses and is frequently cited as a reason why people relapse after recovery. Therefore, the engagement of your mind becomes critical in staying clean. The statistical odds of relapse are already very likely. Below are a few of the stats: 90% of heroin user’s relapse. 90% of people with an alcohol addiction relapse. 23% of cocaine user’s relapse. 88% of methamphetamine user’s relapse. 71% of marijuana user’s relapse. Hallucinogen addicts have a 42% chance of relapse. [...]