92 Items Tagged

addiction

6 Signs Of An Unhealthy Relationship With Marijuana

Marijuana is now known to be a therapeutic drug, helpful in managing a wide variety of afflictions, from insomnia to cancer. It has also become...

Dr. David A. Greuner
June 1 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? Are you plagued with doubt about whether or not you will have...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
November 10 2014

6 Signs You're Working Too Much

Workaholism, or addiction to work, is an addiction like any other. The only difference is that it is a socially acceptable addiction. In some cultures...

Ivan Signorelli
November 2 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

Why Sugar Is The New Fat + 10 Ways To Break Your Addiction

The statistics are sobering. The average American consumes about 152 pounds of sugar a year, or about 22 teaspoons a day. If you have kids, they...

Mark Hyman, M.D.
September 14 2014

How To Get A Grip On Food If You're An Overeater

Do you find it difficult to stop eating? Do you serve yourself a single square of chocolate, and ultimately devour the entire bar? Do you eat when...

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
September 13 2014

9 Ways To Avoid Killer Stress

Since stress is a killer, it's vitally important to practice the following healthy ways of avoiding stress in your life, and of managing stress in...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
August 7 2014

Are You A Workaholic? Read This

Might as well face it — you’re addicted to work! With the lazy days of summer come holidays and breaks from work. But for some, vacation time prompts...

Ronald Hoffman, M.D.
August 6 2014

Are You Going About Happiness All Wrong?

Happiness is an addiction in our society. We seek that high over and over, seldom finding the fix, but persistently trying to experience that feeling....

Gia Ravazzotti
August 4 2014

How I Went From Substance Abuse To Green Juice

I grew up in the late 1970s, when Cookie Crisp cereal and Fruity Pebbles were a part of a complete breakfast. The family patriarch was 60 pounds...

Marcus Antebi
August 1 2014

12 Signs You're Exercising Too Much

This article is very personal for me, because I struggled with compulsive exercise for years. Today, I don't workout or exercise; I move my body. I...

Megan Roop
July 24 2014

4 Ways You're Not Taking Care Of Yourself Emotionally

In the 46 years I've been counseling individuals and couples, I've rarely encountered someone who didn't have an abandonment issue. This is because so...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 21 2014

How I Live With Addiction Every Day: Amber Valletta

Supermodel, actress, and fashion icon Amber Valletta opens up for the first time ever about the daily struggle of living with addiction.

July 11 2014

6 Foods That Behave Like Addictive Drugs In Your Body

So many of my patients struggle with cravings, weight issues, and late night snack binges. Knowing that certain chemicals in foods, called exorphins,...

Joel Kahn, M.D.
July 8 2014

10 Steps To Help You Kick Your Sugar Habit For Good

Since I was young, I’ve had a nagging sweet tooth — craving America’s (and the world’s) most popular recreational drug: sugar.

Summer Rayne Oakes
July 7 2014

7 Reasons Women Should Drink Less Alcohol

I never crashed a car or missed work. In fact, I won awards at work. But during a period of stress and depression, my nightly glass of wine — chopping...

Ann Dowsett Johnston
July 1 2014