• Is sugar as addictive as cocaine?

    This is a follow up of the previous post on “why you can’t just quit drug addiction ” feel free to check it out https://abbeyschronicles.com/2019/04/17/why-you-cant-just-quit-your-drug-addiction/ Sugar addiction is an emotional or psychological dependence on sugary food or drinks.- https://www.addictioncenter.com/drugs/sugar-addiction/ We all have a sweet tooth, well some more than others. This post is mainly going to address the issue of sugar addiction mostly among recovering addicts. As many addicts tend to substitute drugs or alcohol with sugar or sugary treats especially those recovering from heroine. While taking the step to get rid of a drug addiction is an incredibly brave one to take most people don’t realize that for all…

  • My country my pride : South Africa

    When I was invited to collaborate on this, I was so excited! The idea of this series is to shed some light on the misconceptions people tend to have about a certain country – this, of course, makes South Africa the perfect country to be featured. As a third-world country, South Africa is really not all that bad. Although referred to as a “shithole-country” by Mr. Donald Trump, South Africa has some amazing qualities and I intend on elaborating more on them in this article. But first, let’s nip the biggest misconception in the bud: South Africa has much more to it than just wildlife! Therefore, I will not even…

  • Book review : Becoming a man in the shadowlands by Dennis Randall

    General overview: Pages – 99 pages as an ebook / 138 pages on kindle. Author – Dennis Randall Trigger warning – For anyone who’s triggered by memories of rape, bullying or emotional abuse this might be a hard read for you, but trust me at the end it’s worth it. This books proves that you’re indeed a SURVIVOR. This book is more than just an autobiography or a sad tale of abandonment but rather it’s one that will take you on a rollercoaster of emotions, get ready to dab tears off your eyes at some points and then lose yourself in a fit of laughter at another point. The author…

  • A guide to helping someone with depression

    For those who have ever known or interacted with anyone living with or going through depression, they will understand that most times it’s extremely hard convincing and pulling a depressed person out of such a dark abyss. It feels like all your efforts are yielding no results, you try to be there for him or her and just make them realize that you’re there for them but it seems like your efforts are just not recognized. You’ve this overwhelming feeling of guilt just watching someone you love or care about go through such and yet it seems like you can do nothing about it Well have you ever considered the…

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