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Sep 10

On Wellness: My Thoughts Explained

Alternatives to Your Addiction

The world we live in today offers so many things that we can, and may already be addicted to; there are those that even use certain chemicals to make the day easier to survive through. Majority of these addictive items are viewed as an everyday part of life because of the sheer number of people that use them. As life gets more and more challenging and prices seem to do nothing but rise, we seriously have to let go of all the unimportant expenses; hundreds and thousands of people have been buried in debt because of their need to spend for their addiction. Each and every addiction has a solution and even better alternatives, but the road to completely letting go of it will be difficult.

When we talk about digital addiction, high up on the list would be anything involving social media. In terms of communication, social media has greatly helped us in connecting with people all around the world. People give and receive likes, invites and follows and this makes them feel popular; the feeling can be addictive, so they spend as much time as they can on their accounts. An efficient and effective solution to this would be to spend more time with real people in the real world. Instead of spending an entire day on your phone, go out and have fun with friends and peers, that’s how we were socialise anyway; real life socialisation is better and healthier.

Next on our list is a more serious addiction compared to the first. Gambling has been part of people’s lives for centuries now, even the oldest of books and records mention them, but now people can spend an overwhelming amount of money for gambling even in their homes. Online casinos are available in almost every country in the world, they let the players play games similar to that of a real casino; the obvious difference is the digital board and players. Online gambling is fuelled by the satisfaction that player get when winning and you can still get the same feeling from competitive videos games; competitive video games are a lot more cost-effective.

When we talk about substances in our modern society, the most addictive would be nicotine and people intake them from smoking. Before you permanently get hooked on nicotine, you can try to lessen the usage with all kinds of nicotine alternatives; the go-to alternative that people use are e-cigarettes. Purchasing your very own e-cigarette is not at all difficult; just visit an online seller, read the reviews, pay and wait for the arrival of your package.

About 90% of Americans are currently addicted to anything with caffeine; it’s a stimulant that hastens the body’s consumption of resources and increases the heart rate and give it an energy rush. Coffee is not all that bad if taken moderately, but you should seriously look into better and healthier options.