Archive for April, 2011
Television addiction : 10 reasons to turn off the TV
The passive nature of watching television makes TV prime territory for addictive tendencies. We review the nature of television here, and offer 10 reasons for you to turn off the TV and consider possible television addiction here.
Letting go of the past – How to let go of anger
One of the biggest steps in getting free from addiction is the step to forgive someone who has hurt you. Having the courage to “let it go,” is a something you need to do. Isn’t it time to get started on getting free? Read here to learn how.
Why people play video games: Top 10 reasons
Teachers. Parents. Girlfriends. Ever wonder why kids, teens and adults play video games? Learn more about what motivates gamers to check out of “reality” and plug in to the game. We’ve got the top 10 reasons why people play video games here.
Is Ultram addictive?
Yes, Ultram and Ultram ER (tramadol hydrochloride) can be addictive. In fact, the makers of Ultram even issued a new warning with the FDA about the dangers of Ultram. Learn who can get addicted to Ultram and who doctors recommend stay away from this narcotic pain killer here.
How can you tell if someone has been using caffeine?
Worried about a friend, family or co-worker’s caffeine use? How can you tell if someone has been using caffeine? Top signs of using caffeine here.
Top 10 Alcoholics Anonymous gifts
Want to give a gift to someone in recovery from alcoholism? We have a list of the top 10 gift ideas for members of Alcoholics Anonymous, plus tips for what to avoid. More on Alcoholics Anonymous gifts here.
Should you be friends with your 12 step sponsor?
Friend or mentor? Or both? Can and should you be friends with a 12 step sponsor? We discuss here.
Honesty and self-deception in drug or alcohol addiction
Many addiction professionals try to skip over the issue of HONESTY and rush into labeling clients and beginning to address other treatment issues. However, honesty is a must if freedom from addiction is your goal.
Is Soma addictive?
The short answer is yes, Soma can be addictive. Learn who gets addicted to Soma and how to recognize proper use from abuse here.
Top 10 addictive sleep aids
Worried about getting addicted to sleeping aids? Know the difference between sleeping pill tolerance and sleep aid addiction? We review the top 10 brand name addictive sleep aids here.