By Lissa Rankin, M.D. — 2020
Perhaps you think psychics and intuitives are “woo-woo” gypsies who look at crystal balls and stroke crystals. But what if you’re an intuitive and you don’t even realize it?
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With each diagnosis, knowing her life hung in the balance, she was “stunned, then anguished” and astonished by “how much energy it takes to get from the bad news to actually starting on the return path to health.”
While addiction may make one think of hard drugs or alcohol, activities like video games, social media apps, and sites like YouTube can also become unhealthy addictions.
New science tells us how to better manage our addictions.
Certain types of yoga can produce a natural “high” that can help those recovering from addiction. For Troy Jackson, yoga proved to be such a powerful recovery tool that he’s now a yoga teacher.
Why is it so hard to keep off the app if you have decided you are done with Facebook? Because the platform taps into our societal needs and biological drives to keep us coming back for more, experts say.
According to addiction expert Dr Anna Lembke, our smartphones are making us dopamine junkies, with each swipe, like and tweet feeding our habit. So how do we beat our digital dependency?
Dr. Anne Lembke’s new book, Dopamine Nation, explores the interconnection of pleasure and pain in the brain and helps explain addictive behaviors—not just to drugs and alcohol, but also to food, sex and smart phones.
Stanford psychiatrist Anna Lembke M.D. sat down with The Daily to discuss her clinical work and how it relates to the increasing prevalence of technology addiction.
We sat down with Dr. Lembke to talk to her about why the things we turn to to feel better may actually be doing more harm than good, and what we can do instead.
The definition of emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize, differentiate, and manage our emotions and the emotions of others. The notion of emotions being important in our lives goes all the way back to the ancient Greeks.