Letting Go Of Control Issues And Anorexia

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Eating disorder experts have been investigating possible connections between perfectionism, control, and anorexia for years and have finally confirmed their suspicions that the disorder is linked with those traits. A recent international study conducted on over 300 women in both the U.S. and Europe found that there was a correlation between the severity of their […]

Will Arnett Tackles His Own Addiction in “Flaked”

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Comedic actor, Will Arnett is most known for his roles on “Arrested Development” and “30 Rock” but his most recent venture is a more personal project drawing on many of his own experiences. Arnett wrote and produced the new Netflix series “Flaked” along with co-creator Mark Chappell as a “dramedy” starring himself in the role […]

6 Things To Tell Yourself When You Get Alcohol Cravings

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Even alcoholics who have been in recovery for decades occasionally experience a craving for a drink. Part of admitting you’re an alcoholic and going into recovery is knowing that you’ll never be able to drink, even in moderation, and that you’ll need to be prepared to deal with cravings rather than give into them. Recovery […]

What to Do When Anxiety Strikes

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It is easy to feel overpowered and overwhelmed by stressful things in life. There are a lot of things going on in the world around us that can cause suffering, and feel uninvited and beyond our direct control. This means that feelings of anxiety are a regular part of being human. However, these feelings are […]

Moving Beyond Co-Dependent Relationships

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Being in a relationship with other people always involves some give-and-take, some times of making sacrifices, and times of taking care of each other. This willingness to help somebody else and care about their needs is an essential part of any healthy relationship. However, this positive trait can become harmful if one person takes it […]

Binge Eating In Addiction Recovery

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Binge eating and compulsive overeating are both types of eating disorders that involve an obsession with food, and uncontrollable impulses to overeat. It’s very common for individuals suffering from these disorders to also have mental issues such as depression, low self esteem, or anxiety. Substance abuse problems are also very common among binge eaters. Taking […]

Loss of Control in Depression and Addiction

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One of the things that addiction has in common with depression is the tendency for a person to feel that they have no control or are caught in a cycle that they can’t escape. For someone who has seen their level of depression escalate they may feel overwhelmed by the lack of control that they […]

Obama Unveils New Plan to Fight Opioid Addiction

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President Obama has attempted to address the widespread problem of opioid addiction which has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. He recently unveiled a new plan to combat the addiction that would emphasize the importance of making rehab programs more available to people of all income levels. His hope is to begin reversing the […]

Bulimia And Obesity

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Eating disorders and obesity aren’t normally seen as issues that are linked, but these two seemingly different problems have many similarities. Eating disorders such as bulimia, anorexia, and others can often overlap throughout the course of a person’s life. This is because a person can move from having a disorder to unhealthy eating and weight […]