I have been thinking about shopping malls as “dopamine factories.” Neon and other bright, colorful, “noisy” stimuli dopamine neurons . . . 1,689 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-02-07 07:36:45.
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It seems like only yesterday that we were saddened and shocked to learn of the suicide of the national treasure, Robin Williams . . . 2,443 total views, no views today Originally posted 2014-08-12 19:41:28.
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A reader asks if we can sabotage ourselves unconsciously 3,201 total views, no views today Originally posted 2013-05-26 07:21:34.
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How far can you imagine into your future? For those suffering from addictions, alcoholism and depression, only about 9 days! 14,609 total views, 1 views today Originally posted 2015-08-30 20:58:55.
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What does REBT have to say about alcoholism and drug addiction ? 136 total views, no views today
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Mick wrote: I cannot help but feel that my life has been ruined by this withdrawal process. 10 months out and I am in another wave. I have so much brain fog its unreal, as well as many, many many other debilitating symptoms. I lost the person whom I thought that I would marry […]
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A reader brings up some interesting questions about depression and other problems following withdrawal from dependence on benzodiazepines (related to Valium) even seven months after discontinuing use. He says that he has “PAWS (Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome)” Although this is a BIG subject, and although my response is necessarily fairly “global” and general, there are, I […]
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Q: The intense Mr. X writes about a pattern of trying to “put 10 pounds of shit into a five pound bag,” that is, making unrealistic plans, and then feeling frustrated, and anxious about not accomplishing what he set out to do. Sound familiar? 331 total views, no views today Originally posted 2019-01-05 21:41:42.
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Beat Your Smoking Addiction By Dr. Michael R. Edelstein, Author “Three Minute Therapy” Three Minute Refutations (TMR) involve a powerful exercise for changing your addictive thinking. 5,720 total views, no views today Originally posted 2017-07-31 00:00:19.
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I am very pleased to mention publication of a relatively new book by my friends Dr. Michael Edelstein (left) and the late Will Ross (right)*, two people eminently qualified to teach about how distorted thinking and irrational beliefs lead to excessive, self-destructive behaviors such as alcoholism and drug addictions. […]
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