Cyberspace is as endless as a techie’s imagination. Write a best selling novel one day, open a successful business the next, find an interesting local date on line, find a preacher, find a divorce attorney – all at a techie’s fingertips. Where else could one amass that kind of power? Want to know something? Type it in. Want to go somewhere? Travel electronically by images without ever buying a ticket. Want to fix a toilet – here’s how.
By the time I got to college, it was full-on Napster hysteria, and AOL Instant messenger was the best way to stay connected with friends. I’d start downloads on my Mac version of Napster right before bed, and by the time I woke up in the morning I would have 3 new CDs and 2 full length movies to watch. If I wanted to meet my friends in the cafeteria, I’d IM them and hop on the elevator. I was getting increasingly tech-savvy, but I still remained involved in real life.
They can access these chemicals at a click of a mouse, but after they act out, they feel so guilty and ashamed that they never talk about it. When they finally reach out for help, they have been “using” the drug for a long time and don’t know how to function without it.
There are many things you can do to stop a negative behavior. In the case of someone who bites their nail, breaking that habit might involve putting something spicy on their fingernails. Another thing that often works to help deter the individual from biting their nails is a couple of layers of fingernail polish. This approach obviously works much better for women than men.
And it’s not because I can’t. I have the knowledge and skills to do nearly all of them right now, or at least the means to find out how to do them. I’m just so obsessed with information and other people’s stories and projects that it’s impeding my own ability to succeed.
ARE You an ADDICT? Online or smartphone addiction is comparable to smoking you have to do it more than once a day and if you don’t you start to feel anxious, irritable, worried and desperate for your next time.
Below are the top 25 bizarre addictions that are a must see/read to believe. They include people from all walks of life and even have a few entries on items that are supposed to be good for you.
Here’s the story of Sam, an iron-willed guy who decided to quit smoking. The first day passed, the second day passed and still he resisted the urge to smoke a cigarette. He started to feel happy and confident.