- What is addiction
- Three major facts to know about addictions
- Types of addictions
- Ways to be free
What is addiction
Addiction is a chronic dysfunction of the brain system that involves reward, motivation, and memory. It’s about the way your body craves a substance or behavior, especially if it causes a compulsive or obsessive pursuit of “reward” and lack of concern over consequences.
In a lay man’s language, addiction is doing things in an abnormal or excessive manner
NOTE: Someone can be addicted to either something good or bad
Signs that indicate addiction in someone
Such an individual will:
- Be unable to stay away from the substance or stop the addictive behavior
- Display a lack of self-control
- Have an increased desire for the substance or behavior
- Dismiss how their behavior may be causing problems
- Lack of an emotional response
- See the Danger Line
Over time, addictions can seriously interfere with your daily life.
People experiencing addiction are also prone to cycles of relapse and remission.
This means they may cycle between intense and mild use. Despite these cycles, addictions will typically worsen over time.
This can lead to permanent health complications and serious consequences like bankruptcy.
That’s why it’s important for anyone who is experiencing addiction to follow this teaching to the end and get to know the way out
Three Major facts to know about addictions
Everyone here on earth had once been addicted to something in the time past or currently addicted to something like you now
So therefore you are not the only one.
There is always a way out of addiction IF YOU CHOOSE TO FOLLOW IT
There is someone out there that needs to hear how you were able to overcome your addiction stage in other for that person to be free
Types of addictions