123 Items Tagged

addiction

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

CVS Stops Selling Cigarettes For Good

Even though we all know that smoking's bad for us, tobacco use remains by far and away the leading cause of preventable death in the United States,...

September 4 2014

Can You Train Your Brain To Crave Kale Instead Of French Fries?

Do you want to lose weight but feel like you can't stop eating cake, hamburgers, french toast or french fries? Well, you’re not alone — and new...

September 3 2014

How To Use Spirituality To Recover From Addiction

Some people consider addiction a spiritual disease, so for many the obvious response would be to develop a spiritual practice. Spirituality isn’t just...

Mary Faulkner
August 27 2014

5 Ways Life Gets Better When You Give Up Booze

About two years ago, I made a life-changing decision, one that had seemed impossible to actually follow through on before I finally did it: I stopped...

Hali Tsotetsi
August 22 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

A New Trend In England? Bars That Don't Serve Alcohol

What do you do on a Friday night if you're trying to stay sober? Where do you go if you want to cut back on alcohol?

July 16 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

I’ve always had a healthy relationship with my body, and anyone who knows me can attest that I’m (for the most part) a clean-eating, active...

Summer Rayne Oakes
July 7 2014

3 Changes I Made To Stop Feeling Anxious & Start Enjoying Life

As a former smoker, prescription pill addict and anxiety sufferer, my life was anything but normal. I had a drug to counter practically every emotion....

Quentin Vennie
July 2 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

4 Life Lessons I Learned From My Alcoholic Father

I grew up with an alcoholic father, and when I say alcoholic, he wasn't the beer-drinking, slurring kind — he was the obligatory-police-visits,...

Rachel Finn
June 20 2014

Why You Crave Sugar + How To Get Over It

Oh, sugar cravings. These frustrating, confounding, cravings pop up like clockwork. We struggle against them, try to avoid them, hate them, and...

Alexandra Jamieson
June 20 2014