Addiction and recovery for me was a long journey, as I had several types of addictions.
I talk more about this in my book Overcoming Life's Challenges here I share with you how overcoming all my addictions is what I just had to do, to move forward.
One of the many things that I have discovered throughout my journey is things are never as simple as they seem.
As I look back on my life, I realize I suffered from several different types of addictions and until I was able to break the cycle of addiction,they would forever hold me back.
When you hear the word addiction, you may think of substance abuse, but it's not always that straightforward.
addition to alcohol, I needed to overcome a food addiction, and an
addiction to “pills" but the list of addictions is much longer than just
As it turns out, there are many different types of addictions and behaviors that keep us from achieving our goals, or even setting goals in the first place.
That's why it's helpful to know the signs of addiction and to recognize them in yourself and those around you.
Here are several articles I have written on the topic of different types of addictions to help you better understand what I am talking about, and help you on your journey of addiction and recovery.
Did you know that something as commonplace as surfing the internet can turn into an addiction?
Or that you can be as addicted to gambling as your neighbor can be to alcohol?
In this article I go into more detail on different types of addictions and recovery.
Read more about Types Of Addictions
How do you know if your loved one has a problem?
Where is the line between “drinking too much" and being a full-blown alcoholic?
In Signs of Addictions I address the warning signs for all different types of addictions, from drugs to shopping to food.
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There are so many addictions, addictions we never even knew or thought of, or didn't even think it was a addiction.
I have put a list together (and there are many more addictions) and a solution to overcoming the addiction you may have.
In Overcoming Addictions I address the different signs of addiction and how to overcome them, from drugs to shopping to food.
Read more about Overcoming Addiction
EVERY FORM OF ADDICTION IS BAD, NO MATTER WHETHER THE NARCOTIC BE ALCOHOL OR MORPHINE OR IDEALISM.