30 Items Tagged

addiction

Why Giving Up Hope For My Addict Son Was The Best Decision I've Ever Made

"I am the father of an addict. It’s a painful thing to say out loud. But it needs to be said."

An anonymous father
July 29 2017

6 Strategies For Coping With Holiday Stress (From A Recovering Addict)

These coping mechanisms can help you stay balanced and healthy no matter what the holidays bring.

Jamison Monroe
December 3 2016

9 Foods To Eat If You Want To Quit Sugar For Good

Once I shifted the focus to what I could *add* to my diet — not what was taken away — my sweet tooth was much easier to kick. Here are the foods that...

Katie Haines
August 9 2016

Taking A Break From Booze? 7 Tips For Actually Sticking With It

If you slip up, so what? Who cares? Dust yourself off, learn from your mistakes, and come back stronger.

Andy Ramage
May 16 2016

The Life-Changing Lessons I Learned From Recovering Addicts

When I ask these men about their difficult lives, with experiences so tragically varied yet somehow universally similar, I never cease to learn...

Gayle Saks
May 3 2016

I'm Not An Alcoholic, But Here's How I Knew I Needed To Stop Drinking

No, I'm not a recovering alcoholic. No, I haven’t adopted any radical diets that dictate abstinence, or discovered religion. It’s simply that I...

Annie Grace
April 21 2016

Science-Backed Reasons To Add Coloring To Your Self-Care Practice

From stress and anxiety reduction to mindfulness and self-compassion, here are eight reasons the simple act of coloring should be a part of your...

Judy Clement Wall
April 5 2016

The One Change I Made To Overcome Years Of Depression & Anxiety

When I sought healing from depression, my drinking habits were never under scrutiny. But after I stopped drinking, I noticed my depression and anxiety...

Annie Grace
March 23 2016

A Question To Help You Assess Your Relationship With Alcohol

Although I wasn't physically addicted, I believed that alcohol was vital to enjoying myself at social occasions and to relaxing at the end of a long...

Annie Grace
February 8 2016

I Went From 6 Cups Of Coffee A Day To Zero. Here's How

At my peak, I was chain-drinking coffee all day, usually five cups of cappuccino followed by an Americano later in the day.

Jeanette Bronée
November 30 2015

My Double Life As A High-Functioning Alcoholic (And How I Finally Found Happiness)

It took a dramatic event for me to admit that I had a problem and to finally face the reality of what I'd become.

Tyler C. Beaty
November 29 2015

3 Non-Negotiable Reasons To Leave Your Partner

Have you ever struggled with the question of when it's time to leave a relationship?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
November 10 2014

Do You Have An Addictive Personality? 3 Signs & When To Worry

Scientifically speaking, there's no such thing as an "addictive personality."

Jenni Gritters, M.S.
October 24 2014

What I Learned From My Husband's Sex Addiction

The issues my husband struggled with ranged from cheating to engaging in virtual sexual relationships in online chatrooms.

Sophie Jaffe
October 16 2014

12 Signs You're Exercising Too Much

Distinguishing addictive behavior from healthy habits.

Megan Roop
July 24 2014