Blogging and other addictionsWritten by Lisa Renee Ward | | firstname.lastname@example.org
One of my favorite songs actually inspired this post, Robert Palmer’s “Addicted to Love” where some of the lyrics of the song can be attributed to a variety of things we state we are “addicted to” some serious, some not so serious.
Whoa, you like to think that you’re immune to the stuff, oh Yeah
Its closer to the truth to say you cant get enough, you know you’re
Gonna have to face it, you’re addicted to …
Blogs. People can get addicted to blogs and Bloggers Anonymous is there to help. While the site appears to be based more on the humor aspect of this, people have lost their jobs and their families over blogging. As with anything, too much can be too much, and if nothing else? Those of us who know we probably do spend too much time on our computers need to laugh and not take ourselves too seriously too often. Considering the hatred that ramps up during this political season, the recent post there on “Blog Rage perpetrated by Blog Raging Bloggers (BRB)” is a recommended read.
Still on blog addiction, there are a huge number of posts out there suggesting a variety of 12 step programs to help you with your blog addiction, Stuntdbul shows how long this has been a concern with this post from 2005.
I’m addicted to “X” that is the topic of this more serious look at the many addictions we face at life from Christians on the Clock. A recent post titled, “How Does Admitting I’m Powerless Bring Healing?” written by Matt is a very thought provoking piece that earns a recommend from me.
Over at the Experience Project there are a great many groups that you can join to share your stories and experiences about addictions. Such as a group I would qualify for, Diet Pepsi Addiction in which I believe there has to be more than 20 people out there willing to admit their addiction. So, help spread the news…
Addicted to chocolate? Well there is a blog just for you, Chocolate Rehab Blog where you can learn more than just a 12 step program but the good and the bad about life with chocolate. The author of this blog is serious about how she abused chocolate and the blog is about more than just not eating chocolate, it’s about how to have a happier life.
As we’ve pointed out there are some people who do have problems with a variety of internet related addictions, from online gaming to porn. There is actually a website called, The Center for Internet Addiction Recovery. For some people the lure of an online life is their way of escaping reality, which can create real life problems. I took one of the tests there, the Internet Addiction Test, I discovered my score meant I was not a full internet addict yet…
Some have said that Glass City Jungle can be addicting, if so? Lisa Renee has just helped you find a good 12 step program.