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6 Strategies to Communicate With Anger Addicts

6 Strategies to Communicate With Anger Addicts

How to deal with angry controlling people Anger can tyrannize relationships. One woman I treated had stopped having any male friends because she was afraid of her partner’s unrelenting jealous anger. If she went to lunch, for instance, with a male colleague from work her partner would barrage her with cell phone messages during the meal. Initially, unable[…]

Are More Intelligent People More Likely to be Alcoholics?

Are More Intelligent People More Likely to be Alcoholics?

Are smarter people more likely to harm themselves with drugs and alcohol? Dr. Kanazawa has reissued his assertion that more intelligent people binge drink and get drunk more, according to the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health).  The following data from that study relate childhood IQ to binge drinking and drunkenness: “Very dull” Add Health respondents (with childhood IQ[…]

Teach Your Teen About Alcohol

Teach Your Teen About Alcohol

One in five teens will get into a car with a driver who has been drinking. You might think high school drinking is probably harmless. But consider these numbers. In a 2015 survey of U.S. high schoolers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 18 percent reported downing five or more drinks in a two-hour stretch—in other words,.binge drinking. Almost[…]

The Dopamine Reward System: Friend or Foe?

The Dopamine Reward System Friend or Foe? | Willing Ways

Getting dopamine from your best connections not your worst vices. Dopamine is trending as the most popular neurotransmitter. And why not? There are days I think it rules the world or at least the day-to-day activities of my friends and family. The craving you have when you smell the coffee brewing in the morning—thank dopamine. That elation you feel[…]

Can We Exercise Too Much?

Can We Exercise Too Much?

Compulsive exercise can result in exercise dependence. I have always called myself an extreme health nut. I thought it was a positive, a good thing… eating really really overly healthy and cutting out pretty much all fat and carbohydrates. … It’s quite weird, you’d go out for a run or a really long power walk and you[…]

How Many People Are Addicted to Exercise?

How Many People Are Addicted to Exercise? | Willing Ways

The Truth About Exercise Addiction. Many people become physically active to look and feel better and to get healthy. But physical activity may become addictive for a small number of people. So how many of us are at risk? Katherine Schreiber, co-author of The Truth About Exercise Addiction: Understanding the Dark Side of Thinspiration, is a New York City-based writer pursuing[…]

Bipolar Teens and Their Drugs

What is Bipolar Disorder? | Dr Sadaqat Ali | Willing Ways

Strawberries and cream, bipolar teens and weed: Which is the winning combo? Teenagers push the limits. It’s developmentally programmed. As school-aged children, we tend to do as we are told. Then, with the development of new powers, cognition, sexuality, and abstract thinking, we begin to see the flaws in the society around us. We doubt what our Mom or Dad tells us, thinking that we know better.[…]

Can You Really Become Addicted to the Internet?

Can You Really Become Addicted to the Internet?

New study finds many college students are addicted to the Internet Imagine what it would be like not to have access to the Internet or your cell phone for 24 hours. To me the idea sounds wonderful; for many college students, however, such an idea sounds perverse. According to a University of Maryland study released last year,[…]

The Meeting Eyes of Love: How Empathy Is Born In Us

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The mother’s eyes are the refuge where children confirm their existence. You learn the world from your mother’s face. The mother’s eyes, especially, are a child’s refuge, the mirror where children confirm their existence. From the doting reflection of its mother’s eyes, a baby draws its earliest, wordless lessons about connection, care, and love, and about[…]

Attractions of Inspiration and Attractions of Deprivation

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How to discern which attractions lead to pain and which can lead to real love If I could only share one insight with my single readers, it would be this: Learn to distinguish between your “attractions of deprivation” and your “attractions of inspiration.” Then, only follow your attractions of inspiration. I believe that’s the wisest path to[…]

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