Soft Addictions

Soft Addiction Quiz

Is my habit just a harmless diversion or is it a soft addiction?

Take the Quiz »

Soft Addiction Template

Need a little help cracking that addiction to coffee or shopping

Click for more »

Soft Addiction Game

And now something just for fun!

Click to Play »

Ask Judith

Questions about soft addictions?

Read More»

Soft Addictions

What's Preventing you From Getting More Time, Money, Energy, Love, and Satisfaction?

Soft Addictions are those seemingly harmless habits like over-shopping, overeating, watching too much TV, endlessly surfing the internet, procrastinating - that actually keep us from the life we want. They cost us money, rob us of time, numb us from our feelings, mute our consciousness, and drain our energy. And we all have them.

- Judith Wright, author of The Soft Addiction Solution

Inspiring Soft Addiction Stories

I Kicked Letterman Out and Got My Husband Back

My husband and I used to be addicted to late night TV; we watched from our bed every night until we finally fell asleep. After learning about soft addictions we discovered that we really weren't getting entertained. We were just watching TV to avoid talking to each other. So, we got rid of the bedroom […]

Read More »

How Coffee Kept Me from a Great Vacation

Every year, friends were planning vacations. I never understood why I didn't have money saved up for one. Then I started adding up my gourmet coffee consumption. I discovered the cost of my coffee breaks ($4/day) was the equivalent of a nice annual break, about $1,500. It wasn't easy to give up the lattes, but […]

Read More »

Charge! The Search for the Perfect Pair of Jeans

I'm on the eternal search for the perfect pair of jeans – the kind that make me seem 10 pounds lighter. While I haven't found them yet, I usually leave the mall with lots of other stuff that I sneak into the closet so my husband doesn't notice. Looking at my clothes I have to […]

Read More »

How I Closed My Catalogs and Opened Up My Life

It used to be that I would spend hours poring over catalogs when I walked in the door after work. The next day I would complain about how little time I had to spend doing the things I really wanted to do. I realized that I was wasting time but I couldn't stop the compulsion […]

Read More »

A Bigger Life for Less of Me

I've dabbled in just about every diet program around, and I'm still fat. After I attended the Soft Addictions training, I realized that my struggle isn't really about food – it's about me, what I really want, and how I'm substituting food for more meaningful things. At the training, I decided to lose one pound […]

Read More »