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Has Your Stress Eating Gotten Out of Control? Take th...

More and more people are stress eating. If you’ve been reaching for the Ben & Jerry’s more often lately, you’re not alone. Overall, our lives seem busier, more rushed and more stressful. Food is a common go-to for coping with feelings of stress and overwhelm. It may seem difficult to stop turning to food for…

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7 Sneaky Ways Screen Addiction is Damaging Your Relat...

Screen addiction isn’t anything unusual these days. High-definition TVs, ever more powerful computers, smaller yet faster tablets, more realistic video games, and multifunctional phones have become an indispensable part of life for many. More and more people take their phones or other mobile devices everywhere. They eat in front of the TV watching sports or…

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Mental Illness: The Unseen Dangers of Addiction

Guest Post by Adam Cook: Adam has a strong understanding of the devastation that can be caused by addiction. He recently lost a close friend to an addiction-related suicide. In an effort to better educate himself and to help others, he created AddictionHub.org, a site that provides addiction and mental health resources. When he isn’t working…

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How One Man Lost His Cravings For Junk Food

Do you struggle with food cravings or overeating? This man’s story sheds some insight into how blocked or unprocessed emotions can contribute to a cycle of food cravings and negative feelings. We often block, repress or push down painful or difficult emotions that we don’t want to feel, but are a part of us. When…

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Are You A Love Addict? 5 Signs You Simply Can’t Ign...

Could You Be Addicted to Love? Do you have a pattern of instantly falling for a person without getting to know them? Does your relationship history include a pattern of becoming instantly attached to emotionally unavailable people? Do you jump from one caustic relationship to another, searching for “the one?” Finally, do you abandon your physical,…

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Functioning Alcoholic: Signs and Symptoms

What is a Functioning Alcoholic? Most people associate severe alcohol abuse with the term alcoholic. However, there is a wide range of alcohol abuse from mild to severe. Mild alcohol abuse is often termed functional alcoholism. This is largely due to the fact that the functioning alcoholic functions in most areas of life with perceived…

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Mental Health Benefits of Quitting Smoking

Quitting Smoking Has Mental Health Benefits! An interesting study shows that quitting smoking can actually improve your overall mental health. The research team in Houston found consistent evidence that the mental health benefits of quitting smoking include improvements in depression, anxiety, stress, psychological quality of life, and positivity compared with continuing to smoke. Here is a…

Addiction: How to Recognize It and What to Do about I...

Addiction Addiction to alcohol and other drugs is a chronic disease. It is progressive, continuous, and long-term. Alcohol or drug abuse means that a person has control over whether he or she drinks or uses. Alcohol or drug dependence means that a person has lost all control over his or her drinking or using behavior.…