Recovery

Misunderstanding dopamine: Why the language of addiction matters | Cyrus McCandless

Dopamine is the star of our conversations about motivation and addiction. But journalists, marketers, and app developers alike have missed some critical details. Understanding how dopamine really works to motivate our everyday behaviors–and what goes wrong in drug addiction–is the key to more productive thinking about our ‘bad habits,’ as well as today’s opioid crisis. […]

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The Secret to Self Control | Jonathan Bricker | TEDxRainier

Jonathan Bricker’s work has uncovered a scientifically sound approach to behavior change that is twice as effective as most currently practiced methods. His new methods are driving new norms and new apps for how people quit smoking and decrease obesity, saving many people from an early death. Jonathan Bricker is an internationally recognized scientific leader

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How to manage your mental health | Leon Taylor | TEDxClapham

Prolonged psychological stress is the enemy of our mental health, and physical movement is our best weapon to respond.​ Leon Taylor is a former competitive diver who competed for TeamGB at three Olympic Games. Following retirement, he transitioned to the commentary booth where he works for the BBC. Leon has a passion for performance, wellness

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Breaking Free: How to Overcome Addiction’s Grip

Overcome Addiction with Compassion This video explains probably the biggest steps to overcome addiction. Understanding the underlying triggers of addictive behaviours is crucial when seeking to overcome addiction. These triggers often originate from deep-seated painful and self-critical emotions. However, there is a significant step that plays a pivotal role in the healing process: cultivating self-compassion.

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Grow Mental Health | Step 12 – 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth

In the last step of this wonderful series, Seasoned Grower Jonathan Mullen recounts living with schizophrenia, isolation, bipolar, and depression, and explains how he used Step 12, ‘We carried Grow’s message to others in need’ to help others on his journey.

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