Does Mindfulness for Sugar Addiction = A Mindful Sugar Addict?

  I believe in meditation. It changed my life. I think meditation is one of the most powerful tools for self-growth, addiction recovery and rewiring the brain from the harmful effects that sugar has done over the years. What I do not recommend is try to use mindfulness and meditation alone to help walk out… Read the full article...

I Can versus I Can't.How to Quit Sugar Without Feeling Deprived

  I get hate mail. I get hate Facebook posts. I actually understand. I’m not condoning that behavior, but I do understand. This cultural icon we call sugar is so deeply embedded in our culture and our psyches and we are just now scratching the surface of our understanding of its effects on the human… Read the full article...

Snorting Sugar and Sugar’s Delivery System to Your Body

  We will never walk ourselves, or our society, out of this obesity dilemma or our personal issues with sugar - until we mentally separate our ingestion of sugar for its sweet taste and it’s delivery system of eating it through our mouth like we eat food that actually sustains us. Let me say that… Read the full article...

Cold Turkey vs Weaning Off Sugar

  I get asked this question a lot. Which is better, assuming they are asking easier, weaning off sugar slowly or going cold turkey? The answer is two-fold, maybe three. The answer is - it depends. It depends on how big your habit is. I would never suggest a person with a huge sugar habit… Read the full article...

“A Loving Mirror” - Voting for Yourself in the Election of Sugar Freedom

  I’m stressed as hell today. This election has us all in a tizzy. The good ole’ United States will never be the same again. You can’t unsee the things we have seen in this election cycle. It doesn't matter who you vote for to me, just vote. I have my ideas but this is not… Read the full article...

ReWriting Your Mental Software Around Sugar - As It’s Being Applied

  “ReWriting Your Mental Software Around Sugar - As It’s Being Applied” That’s all changing your sugar habits is. We all have deep ingrained reasons, habits, tastes and preferences around WHY we use sugar. Each of us is a little different. You can believe my ideas (and almost 30 years experience) or you can believe… Read the full article...

A “Mulligan”, a Do-Over - Just One More Chance with sugar

  What if you had it to do it over again? Do what over you ask? Well, freaking anything but... for this question, I was thinking about your relationship to sugar (and one more thing you’ll see below). What if you could go back to your childhood and be, as the wise adult you are… Read the full article...

The New Sugar Virus - Could it be Contagious?

  Halloween might be the worst time for the dreaded Sugar Virus! Did you steal a little of the kids Halloween candy over the past few days? Save a little of the stuff you were going to give out to the kids for yourself? Or my old favorite: Buy the stuff I liked to give out. Right… Read the full article...

Is There An Easy Way to Quit Sugar?

  The answer is Yes! There is an easy way to quit sugar. A resounding Yes! The “easy way” takes a little set up so bear with me. Well, is there a hard way to quit sugar? There is absolutely a hard way and I’ll show you how to avoid that too. The first thing… Read the full article...

Changing Your Holiday Habits Around Sugar AKA “The Love Drug”

  Are you a little bit nervous about the upcoming holidays? Did Halloween throw your “cut back on sugar” plans off a little? The holidays are tough. One of the things we work on constantly here at SugarAddiction.com is the decoupling of sugar and love. Seriously. Sugar’s circuitous path into our lives over the last… Read the full article...

Dangerous Sugar Addiction Symptoms

  The symptoms of sugar addiction can be tricky to spot and seriously problematic if not caught early enough. In our online research and they can be hard to identify correctly. We have been using sugar for our entire lives. A lot of us have incorporated the feelings of sugar, both positive and negative, into… Read the full article...

Sugar addiction and support

  A lot of us sneak and eat sugar alone. We don’t want to be seen as someone who eats a lot of sugar in public - so we hide it. We (at least I did)  ..do crazy things. Like going to more than one 7-11 to get the same thing so the clerk didn’t… Read the full article...

Breathe for peace in sugar addition

  Many of us don’t breathe right. We have taken our breathing for granted because it happens for us automatically. An insane amount of study and research has gone into this. This is no longer some woo-woo from the meditation gurus. Lot’s of hardcore scientists have studied and written about our breathing and how it… Read the full article...

Tough Love, Just Do It, Gandhi and Sugar

  I’m not a big fan of “tough love” I don’t think it works. It sounds good and all, but in reality - not so much. “People Need to Bottom Out”. You hear it all the time with other addictions. They need to hit a “personal bottom.” Lovely. Pure crap, all pure crap. You can… Read the full article...

Falling Off The Wagon and Getting Back On. Back to square one.

  So what the heck does being “On the Wagon” even mean and where on earth did the phrase come from? Nowadays that the term can mean anything you decide to quit: cigarettes, meat, booze and yes even sugar. So as a recovering alcoholic as well as a recovering sugar addict I wanted to know… Read the full article...