Bye-Bye Booze | A Sober St. Paddy’s Day Celebration Starts Here

This is a guest contribution by Sarah Lockwood of ThePreventionCoalition.   You don’t have to be Irish to have fun with the folklore of March 17th. Contrary to popular belief, St. Patrick’s Day wasn’t a holiday made up to sell Irish whiskey. It’s actually an ancient tradition among Gaelic folk and held as a way […]

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Pillars of Academia: The colleges that produce the most altruistic students, by state

Pillrs aims to empower socially minded people to make a huge impact, right from their couch. So naturally, one day after a few too many hours of bug fixing and development, someone asked an interesting question: Which college create the most altruistic students? Having no idea – most of us went to colleges that are […]

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“I’m not an alcoholic, I just sometimes find it hard to pass the liquor store without stopping”

“I’m not an alcoholic, I just sometimes find it hard to pass the liquor store without stopping.” – Jennifer It’s kind of like saying “I don’t like cocaine, I just like how it smells.” I wasn’t about to judge though, I’d joined the Pillrs addiction support community to send encouragement to addicts – no matter […]

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How to change habits, how to break habits

Learn how to change habits from Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit. Could a three minute video change your life? Well, no. At least, probably not. Learning how to manipulate habits, though, can. In this video Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit, explains how he analyzed his habits like a scientist, […]

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Easy online volunteer opportunities, make a difference in 5 minutes or less

Wish you could find some online volunteer opportunities? Here’s the three ways we’ve found for you to make the largest difference in under five minutes, without putting on pants.   What would the world look like if everyone volunteered their time? It paints a nice picture, doesn’t it? Teens helping elderly ladies cross the street. Tattooed […]

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How to connect with people like a magician

The older I get, the more I’d like to know how to connect with people on a deeper, more meaningful level. It’s no doubt that we think about this a lot at Pillrs as deep, meaningful connections are the key when fighting addictions and compulsions. At Pillrs we use algorithms to create instantaneous villages – which tune […]

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