Your Trash Is My Treasure

Can't part with your stuff? You know you have a problem when you have difficulty chucking belongings regardless of their value. Here's a primer on hoarding.

Addiction

Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance (alcohol, cocaine, nicotine) or engages in an activity (gambling) that can be pleasurable but the continued use of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work or relationships, or health.

Self-Help

Most of us wish we could improve certain things about ourselves. Lasting change is difficult—many of our habits are deeply ingrained, and certain core personality attributes may be immutable. But many more things can be changed.