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A curated mix of addiction recovery videos to help you stay inspired

This Is What Happens Inside an Addicted Brain
1 year ago

This Is What Happens Inside an Addicted Brain

What is actually happening inside of your body and brain when you become addicted to something? This video from Life Noggin explains..

 

 

 

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Watch This Beautifully Animated Video on Addiction Theory
1 year ago

Watch This Beautifully Animated Video on Addiction Theory

What causes addiction? There really isn’t a simple answer, because addiction is complex and each person’s experience with addiction is unique. It isn’t simply a disease or a choice, but a combination of …
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Oh, So *This* Is Your Brain on Drugs
2 years ago

Oh, So *This* Is Your Brain on Drugs

There was no shortage of anti-drug PSAs in the 80s and 90s. But were any of them effective? Is it possible that some may have actually been counterproductive to their cause? …
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Self-Trust Is Essential To Recovery
2 years ago

Self-Trust Is Essential To Recovery

For decades the National Institute on Drug Abuse has largely treated addiction as “a chronic brain disease because drugs change the brain; they change its structure and how it works.”


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The Science Of Anxiety, In Under 3 Minutes
2 years ago

The Science Of Anxiety, In Under 3 Minutes

Anxiety is a normal response to stressful situations, and almost everyone has experienced it before. But anxiety is a behavior seen in people with addiction that is disproportionate to the rest of the …
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Your Brain’s Reward Center
2 years ago

Your Brain’s Reward Center

Addiction to drugs, alcohol, or any other destructive habit doesn’t come as the result of some personal failing. It’s actually the result of some pretty serious brain chemistry, as this …
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The Brain Chemistry of an Addict
2 years ago

The Brain Chemistry of an Addict

Humans have always struggled with addictions. Yet, only in the past few decades have neuroscientists begun to understand precisely how addictions affect the brain — and why they can become …
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Who’s Afraid of Richard Burton?
2 years ago

Who’s Afraid of Richard Burton?

Richard Burton was a great fan of Dylan Thomas. They were friends and drinking buddies (although there is no doubt that Burton was twice the drinker than Dylan would ever …
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It’s Hard Loving an Addict
2 years ago

It’s Hard Loving an Addict

The landmark rat park study showed that being engaged in social environments made it less likely for rats to foster addictive behaviors. So could these results translate and be successful among humans?

“Human beings have …
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Things You Can Do to Be Happier
2 years ago

Things You Can Do to Be Happier

Happiness is an elusive goal; everyone seems to want it, but if it were easy to attain, the whole world would be happy and we wouldn’t need to keep searching …
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