Category Archives: Addiction

Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth (2020) – Official Trailer | HBO

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Purchased: Leaving the Sex Trade By Deanna Lynn (9-2-20)

Deanna Lynn writes in her new book: We live in a culture increasingly influenced by porn. Sex is used to sell everything, from household products to cars to electronics. Provocative and popular fiction like 50 Shades of Gray is encouraging … Continue reading

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I’m Dysfunctional, You’re Dysfunctional: The Recovery Movement and Other Self-Help

From the New York Times review: Ms. Kaminer’s antipathy has little to do with whether these techniques work or not. She avoids questioning the experience of people who say they have been helped, cured or even had their lives saved … Continue reading

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Sham: How the Self-Help Movement Made America Helpless

I’ve spent thousands of hours of my life reading self-help books and listening to self-help lectures. Overall, I’m ambivalent about the industry and the time I spent there. I think self-help helps some people and hurts other people. I do … Continue reading

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Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness By Frederic Luskin

Here are some highlights from the book HerbK called the second most important book he’s ever read after the Big Book: * Picture the crowded screen in front of a harried air traffic controller. Picture the chaos in the room … Continue reading

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