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You Don't Need a Digital Detox: You Just Need to Learn to Set Limits and Boundaries

Dr. Larry Rosen | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Dr. Larry Rosen

A detox is an interesting idea but, quite honestly, it does not tackle the problem that our brain is often the culprit in setting up a feeling that we must constantly check in with our virtual worlds or we will miss out on something important.

'NY Med': Man Eats Metal, Has Nuts And Bolts In His Stomach

Posted 08.01.2012 | TV

If it weren't a reality series, people might have a harder time swallowing the story of a man who eats metal than he apparently did. The latest "NY Me...

Behind The Scenes With Alex Prager

Posted 04.06.2012 | Arts

If you are counting down like we are, you know that photographer Alex Prager's long awaited exhibition "Compulsion" is opening this week in New York, ...

Ramadan Reflection Day 2: The Freedom Of The Fast

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 10.02.2011 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

Fasting is supposed to teach me to appreciate everything that I have been given and one of the most precious things that I've been given is the ability to choose. I choose to be selfish or to be selfless.

Obsessions: Small and Monstrous

Thomas Scheff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Scheff

Humiliation can spiral to the point that it haunts us. Emotions, at their core, are bodily states of arousal. It is bodily arousal over which one has no direct control that makes the obsession painful and compulsive.

Are You an Internet Addict?

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

The level of compulsion for texting, instant messaging and emailing rests in the same pleasure centers of the brain as do other addictions like gambling, narcotics and alcohol.

Twitter: More Addicting Than Facebook?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Twitter has me hooked - up to a certain point. This reminds me of the famous, good-looking Antiguan cricketer who, when asked if he was married, told me: up to a point.