Tag - addiction

Book Review: Recovering from Addiction

As humans we are naturally interested in the stories of others, especially those stories that overcome adversity, like Esther Nagel’s story of recovering from alcoholism. Her book Bent Back into Shape, available from Amazon is raw and it is real… it is so honest that it is a page turner and easy to read. The ex alcoholic writes about her past, and her transition into recovery and a new self with the help of yoga and the philosophy behind the ancient [...]

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Web Junkies China’s Addicted Teens internet addicts

Internet or game console addiction is something that people are progressively becoming more concerned about. Baroness Susan Greenfield has touched on this, as have individual parents of children in western society… however it is China that has really acknowledged internet and ‘gaming’ as an addiction… this documentary is a real eye opener, available to watch in full via the BBC on Youtube. This is interesting viewing, about a camp in China that tries to rehabilitate Chinese teenagers who are addicted [...]

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10 Great Kindle Reads

Kindle apps are free, and books are available now in print and more so online than ever… a great way to get your reading, research and CPD in whilst on the beach, travelling on when the work computer is switched off. So here are HTM’s top ten Kindle reads this week… ENJOY your reading! What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions [Kindle Edition] by Randall Munroe... Science’s most intriguing questions answered by the web’s favourite writer, the genius behind xkcd.com. From [...]