An in-depth look at the label of sex addiction and the impact this diagnosis has for the partner in a relationship with a sex addict.
Television addiction is a real thing. When you think of all the time you spend in front of a flashing tube instead of living, you need to ask yourself if you're living or just watching things.
If there is an opposite of addiction, it might be mindfulness. While addiction often involves running from feelings and numbing pain, mindfulness involves learning to stay with and accept pain and discomfort. Practicing mindfulness skills during treatment can help maintain sobriety beyond treatment.
What are the signs and symptoms of a gambling addiction? Learn how to recognize if someone you know might have a problem.
Learn how to stop drinking alcohol for a month, regain control of your consumption, and improve your well-being.
My father was a compulsive gambler. This article is about how loved ones can protect themselves from the ravages of a gambling addiction.
What's the difference between an alcoholic and a heavy drinker? Can you really stop any time you want ? Have you crossed the line from social drinking to alcoholism? A simple test can tell you...
Quitting smoking cold turkey is tough, but you can maximize your chance of success by planning ahead.
Smoking affects older and younger smokers in different ways, and the two groups may think differently about quitting smoking. But the ultimate effect is the same. Smoking kills.
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These are the steps I took to finally quit smoking for good—after eight failed attempts.
Some little-known facts about AA.
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Labeling those with addictions can dehumanize them. The term "addict"suggests everything about the person results from the addiction, whereas "person with an addiction" puts the person first.
Have you ever wondered if you might be an alcoholic? Learn about some of the signs that indicate you may have a problem.
How alcoholism damaged my family and marriage.
Are you or a loved one struggling with TV addiction? Don't get discouraged, there's a way out. Read on to find ways to overcome your problem.
We live in a 24/7 society. Shutting it down in time to get 7 or 8 hours of sleep a night is almost impossible. Alarmingly, more and more people are turning to drugs to help them sleep.
Quitting smoking is just the beginning. Staying quit is much harder. Here are the tips and tricks that helped me stay off cigarettes and quit smoking permanently. I hope they will help you, too.
“A principle is not merely a fundamental truth, but principles must serve as the very first source of every decision we make along the road to success.” ― Richie Norton
Unfortunately when you quit smoking experiencing some smoking withdrawal symptoms is common. The side effects of quitting smoking can be diverse. After quitting smoking not everyone is affected by smoking withdrawal symptoms and side effects to the...
If you are here because you plan on quitting, I can't stress enough how great you will feel once you've finally given up cigarettes. Quitting smoking was the very best thing I've done for myself.