123 Items Tagged

addiction

Are Video Games The Answer To Clinical Depression?

Play has long been considered one of the most compelling natural sources of confidence, energy, and optimism in both children and adults. Brian...

Allison Daniels
November 9 2015

Science Says These Are The 10 Most Addictive Foods

Before you reach for that fry off your friend's plate, be warned: you might not be able to stop.

Emi Boscamp
October 30 2015

I Was A High-Functioning Alcoholic & AA Saved My Life

This week we ran a feature about how some women with drinking problems are turning to moderation, not sobriety. The piece generated a lot of...

CJ Allen
September 18 2015

I Was Addicted To Porn

I grew up in an Orthodox Catholic household where private parts weren’t even mentioned, let alone discussed. It wasn't until my late teens that I...

Daniel Dowling
September 9 2015

How Spirituality Can Help You Beat Addiction, According To Science

Spirituality is about feeling connected to others and the world around you. And though they may seem at opposite ends of the spectrum, addiction and...

Andrea Jones
August 3 2015

Why Food Addiction Isn't Your Fault + 7 Ways To Curb Cravings

When it comes to why so many people are overweight, studies show that food addiction — particularly addiction to sugar — is often the root cause.

Mark Hyman, M.D.
July 21 2015

I Struggled With Addiction For 15 Years. Here's How Fitness Keeps Me Sober

One day, after 15 years of chasing both inebriation and perfection while on a cocktail of mood-altering pharmaceuticals, I finally decided I’d had...

Aimee Barnes
June 13 2015

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

My Father Was A Heroin Addict & I Was Judged For His Mistakes

At school, Quentin was judged by people who had no idea what was happening in his home life. Check out the clip below to hear more about his...

May 30 2015

Processed Foods Are Addictive, Study Finds

A new study from the University of Michigan has finally confirmed what we've always suspected: that all that greasy late-night-eating type of food are...

Emi Boscamp
February 23 2015

Study Finds 6% Of the World Is Addicted To The Internet

We all spend too many hours a day tangled in the Interwebs — reading uplifting articles our mothers sent us, watching funny videos our friends posted...

Emi Boscamp
December 19 2014

Is Porn Addiction A Fact Or Fallacy?

Sexual and erotic imagery has been around for thousands of years, but never before has porn been as easily accessible as it has become in the last 15...

Gia Ravazzotti
December 3 2014

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
October 24 2014

What I Learned From My Husband's Sex Addiction

When I first learned that my husband was a sex addict, I made the choice to stay and be an active part of his recovery process. He had already...

Sophie Jaffe
October 16 2014

First Person Treated For "Google Glass Addiction"

A 31-year-old man was treated for the first Google Glass-related case of Internet Addiction Disorder, the compulsive use of a computer or mobile...

Emi Boscamp
October 15 2014

How I'm Dealing With A Loved One's Addiction

When we were little, my brother and I used to play this game. We'd wake up mom after she'd been drinking and see what silly things she said. It was...

Megan Bruneau, M.A.
September 27 2014

From Drug Addiction To Yoga King Of LA: Get To Know Vinnie Marino

Vinnie Marino is one of the most popular yoga teachers in Los Angeles, known for making his students sweat to the tune of a rockin' playlist, all in...

Andrea Rice
September 26 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