Saturday April 19th 2014


Increasing your self-esteem in addiction recovery

March 31st, 2014

Addicts are prone to low self-esteem, especially in early recovery. So how can you increase your self-esteem? 4 practical tips and suggestions here.

Addiction recovery affirmations

January 28th, 2014

A review of why affirmations are important in recovery. Plus, a list of affirmations you can start using today! More from Urban FLRT, the new kids on the block looking to boost your morale in recovery and beyond!


How to treat compulsive thinking

October 18th, 2013

Compulsive thinking creates thought patterns that are life draining. Learn a few simple steps to change compulsive thinking here. And ask your questions about how to change thought patterns at the end.

Addiction recovery meditation 101: The walking meditation

September 12th, 2013

Did you know that you can meditate while walking? Learn a simple five minute addiction recovery meditation here.


Coping with anxiety: Self-help or get help?

January 26th, 2012

Is self-help for anxiety possible? Yes. Learn to know the difference between normal anxiety and problem anxiety. More on when to seek treatment for anxiety here.


Why do people shoplift? Top 10 reasons

July 1st, 2011

Impulse control, drug and alcohol use, stress, and financial problems can all cause people to shoplift. A review of the compulsive nature of shoplifting and why people shoplift here.


Addictive Personality – Do I have one

May 27th, 2011

Are some people more likely to become addicts than others? Can you predict addiction based on personality traits? More on the addictive personality here.


Can counseling alone for addiction treatment cure addicts?

January 28th, 2011

Can we classify addiction as an illness of the mind? Has modern psychology developed a way to use counseling to cure addiction? Do medication, electroshock, psychotherapy, and other addiction treatments work on their own to cure addiction? Your feedback is needed on this topic.


Addiction professionals & creativity: How addiction counselors use art to heal

January 22nd, 2011

Deborah Feller is a psychotherapist who takes feelings she encounters in therapy sessions and transforms these into drawings and paintings. A highly gifted artist, she talks with us here about her work in addiction therapy and how the process of creation can help addiction professionals working with clients.


Video game addiction: the basics

October 1st, 2010

We review the symptoms, intervention and treatments possible for video game addicts, or parents of children and teens who suspect gaming addiction in their kids.

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