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“My Addiction Does Not Mean I Want To Feel High.” Inside of Drug Addiction.

It is more about the “feeling experienced” following the behavior; just as rewarding as overeating or shopping addiction may grow.  Drug Addiction.  Credits: Alexander Grey/Pexels Being addicted to drug, as Matthew Perry, during his interview with New York Times describes — “It’s all math. You go to this place and you take three. Tomorrow you head to that place, you will take five.” But challenging our assumptions towards drug use, it is likely that humans are seldom addicted to the drug substance.  Rather it is more about the “feeling experienced” following the behavior; just as rewarding as overeating or shopping addiction may grow. “I wasn’t doing it to feel high. I just wanted to sit on my couch, take five and watch the TV. That was heaven for me,” affirmed Perry. The euphoric rush often has an emotional meaning attached with it. A person’s reliance on alcohol or drug may depict his ability to tolerate distress. He could not find any alternative strategy to cope with a negativ

How People Choose What to Do with Their Health?

  It’s Monday morning — you’re back to being engrossed in emails and phone calls. Unaware, you barely remember, just 60 hours prior — you could barely sit upright.  People have different standards about their health. While some are appreciative, others may not be, despite the condition they are in. But what is it about our bodies that we tend to perceive it as insignificant?  Image Credits: Unknown “We have limited attentional resources,” suggests Robert Emmons, a psychology professor at UC Davis. “Hence our brains does not waste its times focusing on parts of our bodies that are working well.” As our minds have evolved with the objective to survive, it could dominantly identify threats and problems — rather than what is working well. A preexisting negativity bias directs our attention to what’s wrong than what’s right. For this reason — on days when your body feels right, the brain’s reasoning would make you want to stress about a project that’s due, or your conflict with a friend. “P

When Anxiety Clouds Your Thinking

  “ I don't really find myself working during the work hours. Rather I keep staring at the ceiling. ” People are failing to perform their daily functioning. Basic skills such as — Blocking out distractions or holding information in the mind has become nimble, as if everything exists in a void.  Image Credit: Good Studio / Evidences have been   captured , where Robertson, for instance, often loses focus over his mid-sentence. He says, “ I forget what i’m saying, and go, ‘So yeah… ’” Or Angela Meriquez who confirmed that it took her two years to schedule a meeting over email. The idea of cloudiness in the brain was proposed in the words of Georg Greiner, a German Physician as “fogging of the light of reason,” or “clouding of consciousness.” At present, the scientists community are largely interested in understanding those moments of thinking where people experience a passing feeling. While some people experience issues with attention, others do with memory. Whereas h

What Americans Really Need To Better Manage Their Spendings: It’s Less About Controlling Impulses.

  You visit your friends’ house and come to know about a great deal over an expensive product. “ No Stephan, don’t forget — you don’t wanna add anymore expense to your credit card .”  However, you end up buying because why not? Although being an unplanned purchase, you feel good about having it. “ Being discounted is still better than buying it on its full price .”  Credits: Ron Lach / Pexels An Estimate of Your Pocket Consider  spending habits.  An average American is not so fond of his spending in general. A  survey  pointed out that, one in three Americans regret the spending habits they hold. The  Millennials and Generation X  are the ones with high regrets in their spending, especially on non-essentials such as fast-foods and latte. What’s needed for them is — to perform planned spending, and to draw limits onto these. However, despite knowing the essentials, they still fall into impulsive spending. Lets take a  survey  that showed how 71% of Americans agreed that they indulge int

Jane, In Her Early 30s, Finds Herself Questioning Her Husband. Here’s What She Does

  Jane has her birthday today. She realizes that her husband didn't wish her this morning. Rather, he texts her at 11.45 am, while forgetting to get her presents or flowers. " I had to lie down because I began to question everything,   " She added.  mage Credits: Koh Sze Kiat / Getty Images To discover that a partner’s misaligned actions can appear to be a form of betrayal, leaving the betrayed one to question their identity. As Joshua Coleman, a   Psychologist based in San Francisco   suggests, Jane could doubt her own judgement in people after noticing her husband’s actions.  Jane’s Predictability in a Relationship   He continues, “It is also about Predictability in the love and care that an individual receives.” " I asked him about it and he answers that he hasn't had time for anything. I believe that's a lie because he had quiet enough spare time today. " Jane adds as she feels sad and depressed, not knowing what to do.  When Jane wasn't predicta