Sara K Steiner

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The Love & life of a Virgo. {August 23rd to September 22nd}

Virgos are the thinkers, evaluators, observers, analysers, perfectionists, hard workers, pragmatists and intelligentsia. They can also be dominating, …

Emotional Intelligence

The Science of Habit: Popular Habits vs. Popular Addictions [Infographic]

Embed me!<p><img alt=”The Science of Habit: Popular Habits vs. Popular Addictions [Infographic]” src=”/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/ScienceOfHabit.jpg” …

Rehabilitation

How What You Believe Affects What You're Like When You're High

For decades, connoisseurs of psychedelics have said that "set and setting"—your state of mind and your environment—influence how you experience drugs. And they're right.<p>Psychedelic connoisseurs are usually well versed in "set and setting," or the the idea that both your state of mind, beliefs, and …

An Interview With Jason Smith, Author of "The Bitter Taste of Dying"

When I reviewed Jason Smith's addiction memoir, <i>The Bitter Taste of Dying,</i> I called it "a gripping, no-holds-barred memoir," "a riveting story of addiction and recovery," and "a story of self-discovery and hope, too." Smith's book is all of those things, and more. From the first page of the …

Positive Thinking

Heroin addiction: A secret epidemic rampaging through middle-class America

I have been to some forlorn and desperate corners of America. Communities where poverty has trapped a generation; areas where gun violence and fear …

Drug Addiction

EXCLUSIVE: Diary of an ice addict: The private schoolgirl addicted to vodka and sniffing fly spray at 13 before she hit rock bottom on methamphetamine - and how she got free of the killer drug to share her story of hope

• <b>Melbourne private schoolgirl Sarah turned to alcohol and drugs after being sexually abused at the age of 9</b>• <b><br>By the time she was 13 she was drinking</b> …

Mental Health

Addiction: Not a disease, but an example of the brain’s plasticity in learning

Addiction: Not a disease, but an example of the brain’s plasticity in learning<p>“The Biology of Desire” is grouped around several case studies, each …

Neuroscience

Five Tips to Remaining Positive in Recovery

Taking the step to get clean and sober from an addiction is an incredible achievement. Choosing to beat an addiction is a challenging task, and will …

How Doctors Think: Addiction, Neuroscience and Your Treatment Plan

Ever wonder how a (good) doctor comes up with her/his recommendations for treatment? What the critical thinking underlying the suggestions might be?<p>As an example, we can look at a comprehensive treatment plan for drug and alcohol addiction (forthcoming posts will look at other conditions, like …

A Glimpse Into The Evolution Of An Addict

I began devising a plan.<p><i>Okay Jason, calm down. Deep breaths. It’s Friday. Just take Saturday’s pills tonight, and just don’t take any tomorrow. Yeah,</i> …