addiction

Here’s What Happens To Your Brain When You Quit Alcohol

Here’s What Happens To Your Brain When You Quit Alcohol

This year, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation found that one in 10 Australians consume more than 10 standard drinks per week. Amidst the pandemic, they found that one in eight Aussies were drinking alcohol every day. Considering the well-documented risks associated with the overconsumption of alcohol, sober October – or…

When to Know If Your Online Shopping Habit Is a Problem

When to Know If Your Online Shopping Habit Is a Problem

As COVID-19 quarantines and lockdowns drive up psychological distress, many people have increased their screen time, including online shopping, to cope. Like alcohol use — or overeating, watching TV or surfing the internet — online shopping doesn’t pose a problem when used as an occasional treat. For some people, however,…

Control Your Smartphone Addiction With Google’s Experimental Apps

Control Your Smartphone Addiction With Google’s Experimental Apps

Android: The Google Creative Lab has kicked six new experimental apps out into the wild, all designed with one purpose in mind—to get you to stop obsessing over every notification, checking every social network, and generally gluing your phone to your face (or hand) for the better part of your day.