addiction

Addiction is a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences.

Warning Signs of Compulsive Lying In A Relationship

By | 2017-05-18T04:07:38+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Everyone lies. When someone asks you 'How was your day?" you may reply "Good, and yours?' You're fibbing if your boss just rapped you on the head because of a failed project. Everyone lies to avoid conflict or awkward social situations, but some people do it compulsively. Of course, it damages relationships. How would you know if your partner engages in compulsive lying? What is Pathological or Compulsive Lying? Compulsive

Signs of Smartphone Addiction: Have You Become a Slave of Your Phone?

By | 2017-04-08T13:53:34+00:00 April 8th, 2017|Tags: , , |

There is a new era contagious additions. A fingertip away. The SMARTPHONE addiction. It gradually prowls its way to anywhere and everywhere, not exclusive to the techno-savvy as per initial introduction. It weaves its way to become a key life necessity. And yes, not many can do without one. The first touches and you are hooked, for you can easily get hooked….for life. Why? Because it overtakes life, you need

These Common Food Cravings Could Actually Mean You Are Deficient of Essential Nutrients

By | 2017-03-24T00:38:23+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

There are many times when cravings just appear, unexpectedly, and there is no actual hunger. What are the causes of these sudden food cravings? These are the most common types: Classical conditioning Places and people can trigger off cravings for certain types of food. We are all victims of this category of cravings. Like craving pizza on movie nights at a certain time, out of habit. Once you are aware

3 Troubling Differences between the Current Generation of Children and That of Past Decades

By | 2017-03-16T00:45:39+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

When comparing the current generation of children to that of past decades, it’s easy to see some troubling differences. Many of these differences are the result of new technology that just wasn’t available in the recent past and therefore was not a problem until now. Three of the main differences between the current generation and children of the past are the addiction to technology, health problems and loss of independence. Addiction

Does Smoking Weed Make You Lose Weight? Curious Science Behind Cannabis and Metabolism

By | 2017-03-08T14:03:02+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Does smoking weed make you lose weight? You must have heard success stories of how marijuana helped people shed the pounds successfully. So, does smoking weed make you lose weight? Study on Marijuana's effects on metabolism Researchers from the University of Miami used 15 years of data from 3617 black and white adults to determine the relationship between cannabis and metabolism. The researchers discovered no connection between marijuana and systolic

When You Stop Smoking, These Things Happen to Your Body

By | 2017-03-03T17:34:32+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you a smoker? Have you ever considered to stop smoking? It’s not a secret that smoking causes more than 4,000,000 deaths every year around the globe. This number will increase dramatically in the future. In the Western countries, smoking is the primary cause of cancer and many conditions associated with premature death. It is estimated that the deaths caused by homicides, drugs, alcoholism and car accidents are less than

Alcohol Addiction: Signs That Someone You Love Is Suffering (and How to Help Them)

By | 2017-02-28T22:42:22+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Many people would be able to agree that alcohol addiction is a type of disease that is very difficult to live with. Most of the time, addiction can affect all aspects of someone’s life and that includes the people around them. Friends and family of the person who is suffering from this affliction can want to help them but might not know how or where to start. Helping anyone with

The Effects of Stress on Your Health and Well-Being: What You Need to Know

By | 2017-02-27T00:41:04+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Research institutions from around the world have been making progress in understanding the effects of stress on the human body and their link with a variety of health problems. Stress has been linked to increased rates of heart disease, digestive issues, asthma, and various types of addiction. It is important to recognize the signs that you are being negatively affected by stress and learn which techniques will best help you

How to Boost Your Physical and Emotional Well-Being with These 5 Tips

By | 2017-02-18T16:55:05+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The key to having the highest quality of life will rest in feeling as well as possible. This means taking care of your both your physical and emotional well-being. There are certain things you can do on a daily basis that will allow you to have a more positive outlook and be healthier, as well as happier when you put these to work. Knowing specific tips that can help you

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