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Take This Quiz to See Which Party Animal You Really Are

There comes a time in everyone's life when we ask ourselves: am I really an outgoing otter?

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Workit Health Awarded Grant from National Science Foundation (NSF)

Funding awarded will support development of cutting edge technology to help individuals achieve their addiction recovery goals. 

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You Don't Need to Quit Cold Turkey: How Cutting Down Can Help Your Relationship

The media can make a mess out of reporting when it comes to "research", and alcohol-related headlines are no exception.Case in point: this past summer certain press outlets had a field day reporting on this study, based on a poll of around 5,000 people. In a nutshell, it found that older, married couples were likely to have similar drinking habits. It concluded that marital happiness was linked with having similar alcohol consumption habits, whether those were abstaining or drinking. Interesting, but not shocking. Also, "drinking" in the study was defined as 6 drinks a week per men, and 3 drinks per week per women, far less than official "moderate level" drinking standards.

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4 Surprising Addiction Trends Everyone Was Googling in 2016

In 2016 popular interest in addiction soared, particularly after the late fall release of the Surgeon General’s landmark report on addiction. So what addiction trends in particular would you guess are creating the most buzz?

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5 Ways Your Fitness Tracker Can Help You Beat Addictive Behaviors

Fitness trackers are ubiquitous these days; Jawbone, Fitbit, Apple Watch, Misfit, Garmin...even McDonalds has tried to jump on the trend (unsuccessfully). They’re especially popular in January, when many of us resolve to revamp our habits for the healthier, kick addictive behaviors, or get help with addiction recovery. Whether your wearable device is a freshly opened holiday gift, or a time-tested favorite, milk the most out of it by using it to help you stick to the jackpot of New Year’s resolutions: kicking addictions and bad habits.

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This is What You Need To Do To Start *Really* Sleeping Better

Ahhhhh, quality sleep! Who doesn't love it? It's healthy and feels great, and humans are born naturally awesome at it. But sometimes addictive behaviors can sabotage our sleep by getting us in wonky sleep cycles.

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4 Ways to Feel Your Best in Dry January

Ah, Dry January is finally upon us! It's a month many of us sort of look forward to but also sort of dread: when we commit to staying off the booze for 31 days. Dry January ends up on the ultimate high note (accomplishing it feels great mentally and physically!), but getting through it has its highs and lows, like any lifestyle revamp does. Here's 4 ways to feel your best throughout the inevitable rollercoaster:

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How Celebrating Boxing Day Can Help Knock Out Addictive Behavior

Happy Boxing Day! What's that, you ask? When you take all of your holiday stress out in a boxing ring.

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What would you have told your former self?

The statistics on the opioid crisis are startling. But in designing preventative solutions for addiction the best place to start is often not with numbers but with stories. By listening to people share their personal, raw accounts of addiction we build empathy that unlocks all sorts of insights.

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Introducing the New Years Resolution that Boosts Every Other Resolution

Ah, it’s that time of year again: for New Year’s resolutions. Some of us love them, some of us find them bittersweet, and some of us have sworn them off forever. At Workit, we tend to appreciate any good excuse for self-reflection and making goals: two healthy activities all year round, provided they come with a generous dose of self-compassion and moderation.

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