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Overcoming Internet Addiction For Dummies

Published 09-08-2021

<p><b>A guidebook&nbsp;to&nbsp;beating internet addiction and screen overuse and for living a fuller life&nbsp;</b></p> <p>There&rsquo;s&nbsp;no escaping it&#8213;we live in a digital world. We work, play, socialize, and learn online, and the Internet provides many amazing&nbsp;opportunities.&nbsp;Unfortunately,&nbsp;because of our basic biology, we&rsquo;re&nbsp;all susceptible to overuse and addiction to screens. Video games, social media, porn, and even scrolling online, taps&nbsp;into that&nbsp;pleasurable&nbsp;dopamine reward system.&nbsp;So,&nbsp;when is it time to log off or put the phone down and get help?&nbsp;<i>Overcoming Internet Addiction&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;gives you the information, resources, and&nbsp;the self-assessment tools you need&nbsp;to discover how much is too much<i>,</i> along with practical suggestions on what to do about it.&nbsp;</p> <p>Learn&nbsp;how to take back control&nbsp;of&nbsp;your&nbsp;time and attention&mdash;or help your kids or loved ones get control of theirs.&nbsp;This&nbsp;comprehensive, user-friendly overview of&nbsp;Internet addiction is full of&nbsp;helpful and proven methods to help foster a healthy, balanced, and sustainable life with screens.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Discover the basic biology of addiction, including why children and teens are&nbsp;especially&nbsp;susceptible.&nbsp;</li> <li>Become aware of the cognitive, psychological, and physical effects excess Internet and screen use.&nbsp;</li> <li>Learn how social media, video gaming, and Internet pornography could be getting in the way of real-time living.&nbsp;</li> <li>Find out why smartphones are not smart for you to use all the time.</li> <li>Understand the science of how and why you can become addicted to your screens so you can unplug more easily and use your time for what matters most.&nbsp;</li> <li>Empower yourself and your children to build a positive relationship with the Internet and digital technology.</li> </ul> <p>This book&nbsp;can help&nbsp;you and your loved ones <i>plug back into life</i> and show you&nbsp;where&nbsp;you can find information, resources, support, and treatment. <i>Overcoming Internet Addiction</i> is about taking back control of your <i>time</i> and <i>attention</i> and learning to manage your screen use, so it doesn&rsquo;t manage you.&nbsp;</p>

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Quitting Smoking & Vaping For Dummies, Portable Edition

Published 02-01-2021

You’ve decided to quit smoking or vaping — this time for good. It’s not easy, but you’ve come to the right resource to help you succeed. This book includes a step-by-step guide to proven techniques, and offers advice on overcoming obstacles, medication treatment options, smartphone apps and online support groups, and much more.

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Quitting Smoking & Vaping For Dummies

Published 01-22-2020

<p><b>Give up smoking and vaping for good</b></p> <p>Most people know that smoking is bad for their health and believe vaping is a better alternative. Now, vaping has become a national epidemic and shows no sign of slowing.&nbsp;<i>Quitting Smoking &amp; Vaping For Dummie</i>s delivers facts about the differences between smoking and vaping, the effects on their short-term and long-term health, and how addiction works.&nbsp;Whether you&rsquo;re a smoker or a vaper, or have a loved one that needs to break the habit, this trusted guidebook&nbsp;walks you through building a personal quitting plan. Offering information on new and effective medication treatments, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and building resilience, it sets you or a family member on the path to recovery. This book breaks down the psychology of your addiction so you can identify the methods that are most useful and effective for becoming smoke free for good. Start your recovery today, and look forward to a long and healthy life.</p> <p>&nbsp;<b>Inside</b></p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Determine your quit day</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Change thought patterns</p> <p>&bull; Explain the dangers of vaping to children/teens</p> <p>&bull; Avoid or move past relapses</p> <p>&bull; Recognize the risks</p> <p>&bull; Deal with triggers</p> <p>&bull;&nbsp;Help a loved one quit</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Addiction and Recovery For Dummies

Published 12-24-2004

<b>Evaluate medications and treatment programs</b><br /> <br /> Break free from addictive substances or behaviors and get a fresh start<br /> <br /> Think you have an addiction? This compassionate guide helps you identify the problem and work towards a healthy, realistic approach to recovery, explaining the latest clinical and self-help treatments for both adults and teens. This book also offers tips on reducing cravings, handling your relationships, and staying well for the long run.<br /> <br /> Discover how to<br /> * Identify the reasons for addiction<br /> * Choose the best treatment plan<br /> * Handle slips and relapses<br /> * Detect addictions in a loved one<br /> * Find help and support

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