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I’m a lawyer and teacher from North Carolina. I write about sobriety, mental health, running, and more. Buy me a “coffee” at ko-fi.com/benyaclark.

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My Response to Stanton Peele

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Shallow, clickbait articles are not the key to success on Medium.

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Are You Just Creating Content?


The actress and talk show host recently opened up about her sobriety.

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Justifying Addiction


But it doesn’t have to be.

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Why Sobriety is Boring


My struggle to develop a positive mindset.

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Reluctantly Grateful


Introducing my first Medium List

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My Take on Medium Lists


These are the tools I use to learn and practice my Spanish.

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These quick steps will make the transition to sobriety safer and easier.

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