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#1 Ask Yourself, “What Would Tomorrow-Me Do?”

I met my partner during COVID-19, right in the midst of lockdown. I first came across one of his Instagram posts which showed scans of his brain — before and after his recovery from addiction. I was instantly intrigued and left a comment under the images. He sent me a message to say thank you, and before I knew it, we were in the middle of a marathon text session.

Brian had spent many years addicted to drugs, but he was now doing a Ph.D. in psychology. He was also a lecturer teaching neuroscience at the top two universities in…


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