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‘The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but choice’

In her book, Never Enough: the Neuroscience of Experience and Addiction (released in Australia this month), US academic Dr Judith Grisel writes that "the opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but choice". The behavioural neuroscientist and professor of psychology at Bucknell University has 30 years of experience researching drug addiction, but her belief in this […]

Health Problems

The dangers of being a people-pleaser

(HealthDay)—Being thoughtful and caring are great qualities to have, but if you go out of your way to get people to like you, you could be a people-pleaser, with unfortunate consequences for your own well-being. If you’re always saying yes to others, you’re likely giving up time spent on things that really matter to you. […]