My Journey of Addiction & Recovery | Carlos Costa

1 rating

2498 days ago

Video Description

"The coolest blog ever:

Team Beardbrand's Carlos Costa is here to talk about a personal subject - addiction, and the road to recovery.

Nearly seven years sober, Carlos discusses his early brushes with drugs and alcohol at the age of 12, his eventual descent into addiction, and how it led him to eventually end up homeless on the streets of London. He talks about coming to terms with his defects and behaviors that were having a negative impact on not only himself, but those around him, and goes over how the 12-Step Program worked for him in his recovery.

Carlos also opens up about the darkest days of his addiction, the relationships he damaged during that time, and how his drug addiction was so strong that it was overpowering his willpower to break the cycle of addiction.

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, please visit these resources:

Follow Carlos on Instagram at:

And check out more about his story of addiction and recovery in this article:
And this Urban Beardsman Podcast episode:"


"There were days when I felt like I was losing the battle"


MoreSend us your Quotes

Tips & Hints

  • Look for help

    There are many groups and organizations available to help you overcome your addiction. Once you have set your mind to beating your addi...
  • Seek support from your family

    Your family needs to be involved in your journey to fight your addiction. Only you can accomplish this important task, but you need to ...
  • No more secrets

    It’s time to clean out the closet and take inventory. No hiding because of shame. No hiding because of fear. You are not alone in you...
  • Regain Power

    Many addictions are undermined because we believe we are powerless to change the situation. This is not true! You do have the power to ...
  • Make a Life Change

    The first step to fight addiction is to make a decision that it is time to make a life change. That life change will reflect your desir...
  • More Tips & Hints