Tag: Dopamine

  • Breaking Free

    Breaking Free

    Change is hard. Most of us associate change with control. Controlling our appetites. Controlling our impulses. Ten or so years ago, when I found myself desperate to stop drinking, the first book I reached for was Allen Carr’s Easyway to Control Alcohol. Those Big Letters across the front really caught me. CONTROL- ALCOHOL That book […]

  • The Seductive Allure of Lying about Addiction

    The Seductive Allure of Lying about Addiction

    When I was pregnant I did not drink a drop but I did continue to smoke a bit. I had learned that alcohol could hinder brain development in utero and there was no way I would take the chance of getting my developing babies drunk. I managed however, to talk myself into believing that three […]

  • The alcohol effect on middle aged “fun” sensors

    The alcohol effect on middle aged “fun” sensors

    There is a lot of science out there about the chemistry of the brain and the effect of alcohol on it. The bottom line from all research whether pro or anti-alcohol is more or less the same. Alcohol affects the brain, PERIOD!!!! I would love to go out there and do tons of research, but […]

  • Lying : the Fuel that Feeds Addiction

    Lying : the Fuel that Feeds Addiction

    When I was pregnant I did not drink a drop but I did continue to smoke a bit. There was no way I would take the chance of getting my babies drunk and risk that they’d miss some aspect of brain development but I managed to talk myself into three cigarettes a day. Just enough […]

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