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Articles tagged as Addiction

  • World Record for Largest Addiction Awareness Festival Set by ISKCON

    A world record for “Largest Addiction Awareness Festival” was awarded in the event by World Book of Records, London, to Gopal Krishna Goswami, ISKCON GBC, in presence of Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Unioun Health Minister. 

  • UDGAAR 2019 in Delhi to Create World Record for Largest Drug Awareness Lesson

    The theme for this year’s festival is ‘Anti-Addiction: Making India Addiction Free’. With this, ISKCON hopes to inspire youngsters to realize their true potential in a clean, green and progressive India. The annual festival will bring in a mix of academics, dignitaries and over 8000 youngsters together to inspire, learn and celebrate life. 

  • Xpression: Star-studded Fiesta at ISKCON Kanpur

    The event was focusing on motivating the youth to live 'addiction-free'. 

  • One Drink Is One Too Many

    When recovering alcoholics have stayed sober for some time, they may feel tempted: “Let me take just one drink – what harm can it do?”

  • Don’t Let the Drink Take the Drinker

    No one takes their first drink with the desire to become alcoholics. They think that they are just having some fun; they are being cool; they are fitting into the crowd. They believe that they can drink without becoming drunkards.

  • Work to Live – Avoid Work That Eats You Alive

    Work is essential for survival, as the Gita acknowledges. When work becomes the sole definer of our self-identity and self-worth, it degenerates to an indulgence, even an addictive indulgence.

  • Nuggets - A powerful Animation about Addiction.

    Kiwi tastes a golden nugget. It's delicious. Script, direction, animation: Andreas Hykade

  • "Do You Smoke?"

    A video www.16rounds.com

  • Vanquish Sugar Addiction Naturally
    Sugar addiction is a subtle and insidious dependency that creeps up completely unnoticed. Unknowingly consumed in processed food or a seemingly harmless meal out, sugar is everywhere.
  • Bad Habits – Causes and Cures
    The trout is lured by the worm on the hook of the fisherman, the mouse by the cheese in the mouse-trap. A tragic irony of the struggle for existence is that living beings are often destroyed by what they desire.
  • Americans Drowning in Prescription Drugs
    Nearly half of all Americans now use prescription drugs on a regular basis according to a CDC report that was just released.
  • USA: The World's Drug Addict
    Many of us are familiar with the statistic that America, with only 5% of the world's population, consumes nearly 25% of the world's resources. Here's a less known fact: With the same 5% of the population, the United States consumes 65% of the world's illegal drugs.