What if Addiction Is Not a Disease and Your Brain isn’t “Broken”?

I keep dragging around what’s bringing me down If I just let go, I’d be set free Holding on Why is everything so heavy? Linkin Park, “Heavy.” • • • The idea that some brains are broken is a myth. Brains don’t become broken. Brains learn as we repeat our experiences and our decisions. Sometimes … More What if Addiction Is Not a Disease and Your Brain isn’t “Broken”?

Stop Losing Weight and Start Gaining a Life – Part One

  Weight loss? Just saying the word sounds a little depressing. Who wants to invest so much energy and attention to lose something? Most of us spend our lives avoiding loss: we frantically search for misplaced keys, we are overjoyed when we find lost change in the crumby corners of the couch and we have … More Stop Losing Weight and Start Gaining a Life – Part One