Tag Archive: addiction

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction Is Wrong

What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem.

Office Candy Bowl

How to Handle the Office Candy Bowl

The office candy bowl is a major challenge that I hear about from patients all the time. You may have the best of intentions for sticking to your healthy eating plan, only to get sidetracked by the big bowl of M&Ms in the break room, the delivery of cupcakes from a client, or the cake everyone is having for a co-worker’s birthday.

Sugar Detox

Beat Your Sugar Craving in 3 Simple Steps

For many people it creeps up around 3pm. For others it’s the long stretch between dinner and bedtime. Or maybe it happens every time you’re feeling stressed or overwhelmed. It may start like a whisper but before long your sugar craving is screaming to be fulfilled. You know it’s not good for you. You know it’s not going to make you feel good. You may even know that it’s likely to ruin your mood. So you do your best to “be good”.