Fake It ‘Til You Make It

By Nicole Urdang | January 11, 2009
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  There are many jewels in the AA program.  One of my favorites is : Fake it ’til you make it.  Contrary to what you might think, this doesn’t mean you are being phony.  It is simply practicing a new way of thinking, or a new behavior, in the hope that it will become second […]

Addiction and Divorce, What Helps?

By Nicole Urdang | October 6, 2008
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We are a society of addicts.  Alcohol, drugs, gambling, shopping, TV, food, iPhones, music, pornography, exercise…you name it and we can find a way to abuse it.   Why the rampant epidemic of OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder)?  To dull our pain.  All addictions achieve the same goal: they push those things we find threatening out of our […]