Our Articles on Addiction
Many high functioning executives are in denial when it comes to addressing their substance abuse behavior, and when they seek help, there is often a detrimental effect on their ego, self-esteem, and self-confidence, which must be addressed in a different approach to be helpful.
Taking the first steps to get clean and sober is courageous. It takes courage to rebuilding your life while staying positive. Being in recovery for addiction, and the feelings that come along with that, don’t define you. Here’s how to be true to yourself and let go of shame while moving forward.
Did you know that some people have a higher risk of suffering from gambling addiction compared to others? Boost your knowledge and find out who is most vulnerable to developing problem and compulsive gambling behaviors. You might be surprised at what you learn.
A growing burgeon of scientific studies is demonstrating that a human brain on sugar is little different from the effects of better known addictive substance like cocaine and opioids, with impairments varying from cognitive functioning, emotional processing, cardiovascular health, and mood irregularities.