Are You Hooked Analysis

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Although Pleasing people is a great thing to engage in, it attracts more friends to you and increase your respect and popularity, It is not humanly possible to please everyone; And if you are addicted to pleasing people and fails on one occasion due to inability, it could be a psychological factor that could lead to severe depression, now that constantly pleasing people leaves you with limited time and resources to attend to your personal well-being, and can eventually cost you the respect others have for you. My Grandmother is addicted to pleasing people and as a result, she is always behind schedule when it comes to solving her own problems.
Even though soft addictions aren 't as bad as hard addictions, it still leaves
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People find happiness in what they think is best for them; however ‘ Do more of what makes you happy’, which is good; At the same time, ‘ Too much of everything is bad as too little.’In the article “Are You Hooked?”, McLaughlin tell us “Padding across her kitchen floor in the predawn darkness, Mary Curley “ hits the start button on her coffee machine and begins her day with a steaming mug. By the time she gets to her post as a nurse at an assisted living facility, she’s had two more doses of caffeine.” It reminds me of my story,and how glued i am to white rice. My day usually starts at about 6 am which is way before the sun is up, and the first thing that comes to my mind as I wake up is white rice; you may think that as a good practice, when I wake up i would firstly wash my face and brush my teeth; Never. I usually would walk out of my room to infiltrate the kitchen while others are still sleeping, and switch on the lights to rub the sleep out of my eyes. Later, I would tour every corner of the kitchen for about…show more content…
We already know one of the most barbaric types,wherein the powerful enslave the needy by force and violence. But examine other forms of slavery.We are like slaves to addictions, we can enslave ourselves to various addictions that determine it is difficult to vanish. I believe people out there do not know what addictions are, especially soft addictions;people feel ‘enjoyment is life which i once believe. It is very healthy to educate people about things they do not know; tell them this is what will happen when taking this path. Also, McLaughlin inform us about a 40-year-old mother of three, Julie Donahue self-described as online addict,started out frequenting message boards. She says, “ over time, it fed my ego. When i was feeling overwhelmed at home, i could log on and feel like i was in control of my world again. “Web surfing became a haven for julie”(491), says McLaughlin. She did not know it was killing the the beautiful relationship from her family, until she later realised it when her husband pulled the plug on her online activities. “At first i was angry”, she says. “He was taking away my comfort zone!” “But gradually she became aware of how much time she was wasting in front of the computer”, says McLaughlin (491), says McLaughlin. She did not know it was killing the the beautiful relationship from her family, until she later realised it when her husband pulled the plug on her online activities. “At first i was angry”, she says. “He

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