Sex Addiction – A Misdiagnosis

Originally the term addiction was conceived and defined as physical and psychological dependence on psychoactive substances (alcohol, tobacco, heroin and other substances). Subsequently, addiction was broadened to include any persistent, compulsive dependence on a behavior or substance. Henceforth, every symptom can be labeled an addiction. AddictionZ Victoria, BC Canada has compiled a list of 110 addictions as set forth by Western/Allopathic Medical criteria.

Guest Blog: Our View: Educate Parents About Value of Non-Violent Discipline

We are persuaded by the arguments of Family Nonviolence Inc. that say the preferred course is to teach children to solve problems without violence, teach high school students that parenting can work without corporal punishment and teach parents that – regardless of how they were raised – they can discipline their children with methods other than spanking.

We are convinced that children raised this way will be more likely to be peacemakers in a world that assaults and batters us all far too much.

Guest Blog: Bill Banning Corporal Punishment in Schools To Be Introduced in Congress

Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY4), a nurse who has put a heavy emphasis on public health and safety issues since joining Congress in 1997, will on Thursday introduce the “Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act,” legislation that aims to end the practice of children being struck or beaten in schools by school personnel.