This Simple Practice Can Help Fight Addiction


By Katie Moritz

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Addiction can take hold in as little as hours or days and hang around for months or years—even a lifetime. Taking steps to confront an addiction is as difficult as it is admirable.

There are lots of methods and treatments out there for kicking a harmful habit, even a slew of helpful apps to keep you on track. But one researcher found that this simple, tech-free method can help keep folks sober.

It’s called the “Three Good Things” practice. Maybe you’ve heard of it—it’s popular in the world of positive psychology. Three Good Things involves writing daily about—you guessed it—three good things that happened to you that day. The theory is that regularly practicing gratitude buoys us against the everyday negativity that can build up and hold us back from being happy…click here to continue reading