Are you addicted to playing digital games?
Whether you want to (1) reclaim your life, (2) help a friend who is addicted to gaming, or (3) just understand the dangers of online gaming and how to minimize them, this book will teach you everything you need to know.
Every addiction has its consequences.
There are negative consequences to a gaming addiction. This book will help you fully comprehend the problems and learn how to help yourself or others break out of the addiction. Free yourself or others from unproductive behavior so life can be healthy and enjoyable again.
Get some perspective on your gaming addiction.
Online gaming is fun, there's no doubt about it! Gaming can help you explore your personality, enhance your creativity, and sharpen your problem-solving skills. However, if your virtual reality starts to damage your real-life interactions and health, then you have a problem. That is what this book is designed to address. I wrote "Gaming Addiction" for the purpose of guiding you through the process of evaluating your gaming activities to determine what is helping you and what aspects of your game of choice are actually messing up your life. I know, I know, gaming is your life! But is it a life that will lead to good things, or will it ultimately take you to a place you don't want to go? There is a healthy balance that can be attained.
Get the best out of both "worlds."
You can get what you want out of life, yes, real life. It is possible to continue to play online and still have a happy family, loving relationships, meaningful work, and delightful social experiences. The challenge is not letting the draw of the game overpower what you know you need to do and who you want to be. It's not healthy to spend all your time "checked out" from real life; some of the time it's okay to escape, but remember: while you're escaping from your life, there's nobody else out there who will live it for you.
Gaming as Avoidance
I get it. Sometimes life is just too harsh. We sometimes just need to get away. Yet, if you find yourself "escaping" to a virtual world to the point that you use your avatar more often than your real name, you're in trouble. For those of us who don't feel 100% confident around other people 100% of the time, it's easier to just camp out in an alternate universe. However, it's equally important to resist the temptation to spend all of your time there. While gaming can help improve social interaction (at least virtually), you need real world social interactions to truly grow and develop as a person. You also need real life social interaction to help avoid getting depressed. In this book I offer a variety ways you can take steps to interact without hiding behind an avatar.
What Will You Discover About Gaming Addictions?
- An overview of online gaming addiction so you can better understand it.
- The physical and social risks associated with gaming addiction.
- The best treatments to break your addiction.
- How you can help someone who is addicted.
- The impact of long hours of gaming on your body and your mind.
You Will Also Learn:
- How I kicked the addiction and you can, too.
- How gaming as a form of self-medication can backfire.
- The connection between gaming addiction and eating disorders.
- Practical, easy-to-follow instructions for gaining control of your gaming life.
You can enjoy a truly full and enjoyable life again.
Set yourself free: Buy It Now!
About the Author
Ace McCloud is a full time professional Author dedicated to studying and executing in peak performance strategies, with a specialty in business, health and the world's best success strategies. Ace has become a master at focusing his energy to deliver world class content that is helpful, easy to understand and enjoyable to read. He was born in 1973 and graduated from Salisbury University with degrees in Business and English. Ace has been studying and implementing in self-development strategies for the last twenty five years, spending thousands of dollars and tremendous amounts of time and energy in this endeavor. His two favorite role models are Tony Robbins and Arnold Schwarzenegger. It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. - Tony Robbins Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. - Arnold Schwarzenegger The path to success is to take massive, determined action. - Tony Robbins Ace is a fitness enthusiast, long time body builder, an avid reader and passionate writer. He enjoys writing on subjects that will truly be helpful to thousands of people. Ace has been very successful throughout his life in competitive situations, such as in sales, track and field, games, strength training, running businesses and anything else that he is currently focusing his attention on. Ace has led many teams to victory over the years and during that time has acquired a powerful set of motivational and leadership skills. Ace Attributes his success to his ability to focus his time, energy and strategic thinking skills to a particular goal in a relentless manner until it has been accomplished. Ace makes a strong effort every day to expand his knowledge so that he can bring you world class content each and every time. You can contact Ace at his website to provide your valuable feedback or to check out his incredible books and products at: www.AcesEbooks.com Thanks for reading!