The Story Of A Fashion Lover Who Quit Smoking
I used to love smoking, I really did. It's an unpopular opinion nowadays, but I seem to have been born with a cigarette…
Reasons to Legalize Marijuana (not)
Introduction Many people were tweeting about "Reasons to Legalize" marijuana. Here are some of the reasons they used…
Stopping Porn Use In Its Tracks
It has been debated whether or not pornography can be categorized as an addiction. In my experience, I could tell you…
How to Use Substance Abuse Treatment for Heroin
When it comes to being addicted to heroin many people may try to tell you how to run your recovery or treatment. I…
What Kind Of Rehab Should I Choose to Overcome
If you are struggling with a painkiller addiction and have been unable to get clean and sober then you might look into…
Secret Escape
Escapism and I met about a month ago, or so I thought. It turned out that we met long before, years before, and we’ve…
Addictions Articles (112)
Quit Smoking Now
Smoking is the cause of the most deaths in the USA than any other disease. Millions of people, young as well as old are affected by this dangerous scourge. But, what is smoking? It can be defined as the habit of burning, inhaling, and exhaling the smoke of tobacco or…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   May 20, 2011  
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Couples In Recovery Today - Where to Turn?
Out of the many resources on the internet today there is a lack of help for those of us who are in a relationship where both people are recovering from an addiction.  Addiction is a devastating, insidious and incurable disease that affects people from all walks of life.  From the…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 12, 2011  
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Stopping Porn Use In Its Tracks
It has been debated whether or not pornography can be categorized as an addiction. In my experience, I could tell you that it is. There are many people in this world, including myself, who's life has been negatively influenced by porn. There are many who desire to be clean of…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Jul 27, 2011  
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Is it Safe to Withdraw From Addictive Substances at Home?
We all know that the first step in any recovery program is to rid our bodies of all drugs including alcohol. In other words it means to become clean and sober. It is often a huge decision for a drug addict/alcoholic. First and foremost you must have reached a place…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 14, 2011  
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Appropriate Treatment Options for Cocaine Users to Kick the Habit
No one treatment option is suitable for all cocaine users. Often it takes a combination of several options for some, and yet some can kick the habit with only one way. Any chemical dependence is a complex problem unique to each user. The reasons why anyone starts, is as many…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Feb 06, 2011  
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Facts on Alcoholism - Read Between the Lies
I just read an article that talks about all the conflicts of interest that are involved when it comes to the facts of alcoholism. The number of people and organizations that benefit from this disease is astounding. The amount of money that these people make is even more astounding. So…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Jul 02, 2011  
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Staying Sober Without Relapse
The key element to sobriety is happiness. What makes you happy. People say that getting clean and sober is the easy part, but staying sober is the hard part. Find positive support that understands the importance of staying clean. Choose activities that make you feel good and boost your self-esteem…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Apr 17, 2011  
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Why the Stigma About Being in Recovery From Addictions?
I have experience it firsthand. Returning home from a thirty day treatment program I was thankfully greeted by loving and supportive family members. Feeling like a totally new person I faced my friends who are not addicts with the same excitement only to find them either lost for words or…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Jun 01, 2011  
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5 Best Ways to Quit Smoking
Figuring out the best ways to quit smoking is going to be different for everyone trying to kick the cigarette habit. When I attempted it I tried several methods, and it took me many attempts to figure out which one would work for me. Below are the 5 best methods…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   May 22, 2011  
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Ways to Quit Smoking
Let me count the ways to quit smoking. Sounds like a line from Shakespeare, yet here you are researching it on the internet. No doubt you have tried to quit on your own. Yeah! The cold turkey method! I’ll just smoke one less each day until I’m not smoking any…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Jun 06, 2011  
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Help for Gambling Addiction - 10 Ways Out
Gambling is the devil of all addictions. There are no criteria for what type of people can be addicts. That's because gambling can affect anyone, of any age, of any sex and from any background, poor, rich or middle class. Millions of people need help for gambling addiction but just…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 12, 2014  
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New York Times Story on Addiction - Article Or Advertisement?
The New York Times recently published an article called "Rethinking Addiction's Roots, and Its Treatment". The idea is that addictions such as alcoholism are related to physical rather than mental conditions. Formerly, we used to think that alcoholism was best treated by using talk therapy and willpower. However, they are…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Aug 05, 2011  
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Curing My Addiction And Keeping The Habit
They say that people who have addictions live in denial. Consciously they don’t even know, or admit, that they have one. I made light of mine. It wasn’t illegal, or immoral, and even my friends laughed along with me as I made such expansive fun about my ‘habit’. They bought…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 19, 2012  
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The Dangers Of Self - detox
All drug addicts who decide to stop using their drug of choice will certainly experience withdrawal at some point. Withdrawing from any substance has never been comfortable and it can sometimes be dangerous and it can be even more dangerous for those who try to detox at home. When addicts…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 06, 2015  
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Prescription Drug Crisis Hits Newborn Babies Across the Nation
In the 1960's and '70's, the problem stemmed from the abuse of heroin. In the '80's, the problem morphed into the crack baby epidemic. The problem now is the abuse of prescription drugs, leaving mothers hiding their growing addictions and leaving millions of newborns across the United States, born addicted.It…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Nov 14, 2011  
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Happiness And Revenge Are Among The Most Common Triggers Of Craving Among Drug Addicts
Addicts suffer from craving almost every day. No matter whether the addiction is alcoholism, gambling, cocaine, shopping or adult movies on the internet, the strong urge to get the drug is the same. In an addiction therapy, patients learn how to identify the typical triggers for craving, e.g. by using…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 26, 2013  
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The Best Way to Quit Smoking
Just how many ways are there to quit smoking? One popular method is the NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy) approach, where you get your nicotine from an alternate supply, such as nicotine gum, nicotine patches, nicotine nasal spray, nicotine lozenges or a nicotine inhaler. These products ease the withdrawal symptoms by…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   May 26, 2011  
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He Caught It Early
A friend of mine told me recently that he decided a while ago to stop drinking too much alcohol. When he goes to the pub, he doesn’t bow to peer pressure. He gets a round in and makes his pint last. He declines another one when the next guy buys…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Jun 22, 2015  
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Facebook Addiction Disorder - Are You One For Fun Or Business?
Can you believe there is such thing as “Facebook Addiction Disorder”? Seem crazy to me, but I can believe it, because I’m a Facebook fanatic, not much so of a Facebook user that uses it for fun, but more so of a person that uses Facebook for business. I will…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Feb 18, 2012  
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Alternative Business Model Part 5
by Jonathan M. King PART 5 My point is the problem of moving to sustainable energy has never been a big one. We have all sorts of technology that would allow us to make the change to 100% clean energy in almost no time. We don’t do it because of…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Dec 12, 2013  
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Alcoholism: Overcoming Alcohol Addiction
In many places through different parts of the world, it is vivid that drink alcohol plays a huge part in our families, cultures, traditions and occasions. Sometimes, people are not aware how much alcohol they take in on their bodies, though it provides them problems in their work, home or…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   May 12, 2014  
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Are Electronic Cigarettes Safe?
People often ask me, "Are electronic cigarettes safe?".Of course, the short, flippant answer to this question is no, nothing is completely safe. Is it completely safe to wake up and leave the confines of your house in the morning? Is it completely safe to drive on the freeway? Is it…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Aug 22, 2011  
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Randy Travis: Will Alcohol Ruin His Career?
Having a Bad Year So Far Randy Travis, who went through a messy divorce in 2010, was found with alcohol in his car earlier this year. He is a famous country music star, and pleaded no contest to a charge of public intoxication. He was found parked outside a church…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Aug 09, 2012  
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The Harmful Effects Of Second Hand Smoke
In this article I want to talk about the harmful effects of not only the mainstream smoke that a smoker takes in while enjoying his cigarette, but the adverse effects that second hand smoke has on someone standing nearby. Most smokers don't take into consideration what is happening while exposing…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   May 10, 2011  
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The Harm Of Drugs In Pregnancy
Pregnancy is a state of developing new offspring in your womb. Making pregnant more mindful of whatever she’s taking inside its body. It is important to pay more attention and be knowledgeable about certain consumption that will harm the condition of the baby. Consumption of illegal drugs will harm both…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 27, 2015  
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What Kind Of Rehab Should I Choose to Overcome A Painkiller Addiction?
If you are struggling with a painkiller addiction and have been unable to get clean and sober then you might look into going to substance abuse treatment to get some help. There are a bunch of different treatment centers that you might attend and the most important thing is that…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Dec 22, 2011  
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Gmo Foods, E - numbers, Monsanto Part 4
by Jonalthan M. King. Monsanto and GM foods are only one example of a product that we can say no to which would immediately halt its production. The tricky thing is that in most countries they have lobbied not to tell the public which products on the supermarket shelf are…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Dec 06, 2013  
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Stop Smoking, A Spiritual Event?
Some may say these books don't belong on this list of spiritual books however I feel they are compulsory reading for any drinker or smoker aspiring towards enlightenment or simply a deeper understanding of themselves, the universe or ones fellow man or woman. They certainly fall under the catagory "self…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Mar 13, 2014  
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How Can I Stop Smoking Cigarettes Is The Right Question
As many of you, I use a specific method to solve problems. I ask questions. So, when I came to the realization that I absolutely needed to stop smoking, I began asking myself questions. Since I had tried to stop smoking on numerous occasions over the previous few years, and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Aug 09, 2011  
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E Cigs Are Legal Cigarettes Keeping You Fit And Benefitting Your Health
Everyone knows how bad tobacco cigarettes are on your health and the environment, but we now have other alternatives. When you smoke E Cigs you are not polluting the environment like tobacco cigarettes do. These electronic cigarettes do not contain dangerous substances or chemicals like tobacco cigarettes, and are safe…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Addictions   Oct 02, 2012  
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Every weed smoker out there is somewhat informed of the health effects that come along with smoking…
by Jonathan M. King. I would advise anybody to get a GMO food list and an (E)-number list. This series…
Alcohol is something whose intake quantity decides whether it will be harmful or not. Alcohol can…
If you or a family member or close friend suffers from drug addiction, whether it is to prescription…
There are several alcohol addiction treatment centers out there and if you want to make a real change…
by Jonathan M. King. Regarding the crash of 2008, Goldman Sachs was there again. They put together…

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