Addiction as a Learning Disorder

Recently, a new book has come out about addiction, and it’s creating a lot of buzz. Maia Szalavitz’s book Unbroken Brain is part memoir and part manifesto. Coupled with her personal experiences with drugs and addiction is a passionate argument to change the way we see...

The Glorification of Cocaine

There has often been a perverse glorification of a great many drugs in modern society (and old ones, too). However, none of those drugs have ever quite been as deified as the modern incarnation of cocaine. Media and people’s perceptions have glorified cocaine to the...

Depression – 5 Sports You Need to help Fight it

It’s well known that exercise can help with the symptoms of depression but what type of exercise to do?  Here is a list of my five favorite physical activities for beating depression. 1) Boxing / Boxercise You don’t need to join a gym or spend...