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Women and Alcohol: The True Risks of Drinking

Women and Alcohol: The True Risks of Drinking Whether it’s wine Wednesdays, ladies nights, or happy hours, drinking culture is everywhere. On social media, there are tweets and gifs glorifying drinking among women. It all seems like a funny joke.  However, the reality is more and more women are struggling with alcohol use disorder, and . . . . Continue Reading

Do You Think You Have an Addictive Personality?

Do you think you have an addictive personality? You are not alone. In fact, this is a highly common statement made specifically among those with a history of addictions. Some people believe they have a natural tendency to become addicted to stuff. However, is there any merit behind the concept of an addictive personality? To . . . . Continue Reading

The Difference between Binge Drinking and Alcoholism

Binge drinking is incredibly common, especially among young adults. Many people engage in binge drinking on the weekend and resume to working during the week. Binge drinking is defined as drinking more than 4 to 5 drinks in succession within several hours.  Drinking multiple shots within an hour or an entire six-pack of beer are . . . . Continue Reading

Survey Reveals 7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Affected by Opioid Abuse

When you think of those affected most by the opioid epidemic, you may think of the victims, family members, police officers, and EMTS. You probably don’t think about the employers. However, a recent survey found that 7 out of 10 employers state being negatively influenced by the opioid abuse epidemic. Nearly 70 percent of workplaces . . . . Continue Reading

Lena Dunham Reveals Battles With Anxiety, Depression And Mental Health Stigmas

Whether you are a fan of Lena Dunham or not, you have to commend her for speaking out about her struggles with anxiety. Although Dunham has been the focus of controversy since she entered the industry, Dunham is using her voice to spread the message of hope for those struggling with debilitating anxiety. Who is Lena . . . . Continue Reading

The Connection Between Sleep and Negative Emotions

We all know how important it is to get a good night’s sleep. However, sleep does more than most of us could ever imagine. Sleep affects our mental and physical health in a multitude of ways. The deeper you sleep, the more your body resets and chemicals in the brain replenish. One woman that knows . . . . Continue Reading

How Breathing Patterns Affect Emotions and Memories

Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathing is not just for oxygen anymore. More and more studies are revealing the multitude of benefits around breathing. Breathing has been linked to brain function and behavior. Now, for the first time, scientists have found that breathing creates electrical activity in the brain that enhances emotional judgments. The rhythm of . . . . Continue Reading

It’s Official – Women Now Drink as Much as Men

Drinking “like a man” is no longer a thing. More women than ever are “keeping up with the guys” when it comes to alcohol consumption. A recent study revealed women are drinking just as much alcohol as men.  The increase of alcohol consumption is doing increasing amounts of damage to their health as a result. . . . . Continue Reading

Anne Hathaway Battles Alcoholism and a Giant Monster In ‘Colossal’ Movie

Attention Hathahaters: Anne Hathaway is not going anywhere. In fact, Hathaway stars in ‘Colossal,’ a movie about a big, Godzilla-style beast that is destroying Seoul, South Korea. However, there is a much fiercer monster Hathaway’s character is battling at home: her alcoholism. At first, many will hear about Colossal and think it is another blockbuster . . . . Continue Reading

How Ads Affect Youth Alcohol Consumption

How much do ads affect kids? It turns out; it affects them quite a bit. A recent study found that the more advertising kids see for a particular brand of alcohol, the more likely they are to consume those brands. The evidence revealed that advertisements geared to underage drinking teens really do affect the amount of . . . . Continue Reading

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