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Are You Addicted to Worry?

(108) Comments | Posted July 8, 2010 | 8:50 AM

Today, you can't escape it. People are freaked out. Consumed by the fear of the future and constantly stopped by two simple words: "What If..."

In my work, I challenge people to overcome their addictions -- addictions to the the opinions of others, drama, the past and of course,...

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Are You Addicted to the Past?

(357) Comments | Posted July 1, 2010 | 8:00 AM

Have you ever spoken to someone and thought, "Do they even know it's 2010?" because they're so stuck in the past.

We all know someone (maybe even YOU) who's not living in 2010. Maybe they're stuck in the old market, old economy, their old decisions, their old career, an old...

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Are You Addicted to Drama?

(131) Comments | Posted June 24, 2010 | 8:50 AM

We all know someone we'd call a Drama Queen...

What is it with people who are always so damn dramatic? Everything is a crisis -- a bigger deal than it actually is. These people always find themselves in the middle of struggles and hardship.

Do you know someone like this?

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Why Do We Care What Others Think? Our Addiction To The Opinions Of Others Explained

(206) Comments | Posted June 17, 2010 | 8:00 AM

What stops an unhappy woman from leaving her husband or lover? What prevents someone who is miserable in his job from making a switch? To what extent are those decisions inhibited by worry about what other people might think? Ultimately it comes down to us looking for approval, and in...

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The 4 Addictions That Destroy Your Dreams (They're Not What You Think)

(370) Comments | Posted May 27, 2010 | 9:34 AM

UPDATE: The application process for HuffPost Living's 'Life by Design' contest is now closed. Thanks to all who participated and shared their stories!

EDITOR'S NOTE: HuffPost Living is offering four lucky winners -- one per "addiction" -- a month of free career coaching with Tom Ferry, the bestselling author of...

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