4 Reasons You May Be Gaining Weight

Whilst we would never actively encourage you to try and conform to traditional beauty standards, there are times when we all feel like we want to lose weight. There are a multitude of reasons why this might be the case,…

How To Keep Your Teen Drivers Safe On The Road

Being a parent of a teen is definitely interesting. Sure, you get to grow with them. So you’re not just handed this semi-adult and left struggling to understand them. You kind of work your way up to this point. Nonetheless,…

Is Financial Compatibility The Key To A Successful Relationship?

Just 43% of Americans state that they are extremely or very financially compatible with their partner, according to CNBC. However, 32% don’t believe they are very financially compatible with their spouse. While money might not be much of an issue…

5 Tips on How to Combat Even the Smallest Drug Addiction

You’re young and your time is more valuable than ever. But, what you don’t realize is that even the smallest drug addictions rob you of your time — not your time now, but your time later in life. Here and…

That time I went back to school to learn to code

When the Addicted website (the thing you’re reading right now) goes down, it’s always been EIC and bestie Mark Munroe to the rescue, agonizing over what’s wrong, up all night struggling with the site.  That often leaves me, as the…

3 Simple Self-Esteem Boosters

For many of us , our self esteem is intertwined with every other aspect of our lives. The more that we take care of ourselves and our day to day affairs, the more that we tend to feel good about ourselves…

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The Art of Mixology

What is mixology anyway? I am sure you have heard the word before, but do you really know what it refers to? Is it just a fancy name for bartending, something we all know and respect, or is it really…

Film Inspired Cocktails

It’s that time of year again, TIFF is here. For those of you that don’t know TIFF, is the Toronto International Film Festival, and every September it takes over the downtown of our fine city as we celebrate everything to…

Up your Grooming Game

I remember as a young boy my monthly visit to the barber. My dad would take my brother and me to get a trim so that we all looked our best. I’d give my dad the credit but really, it…

Tested: Blunt Umbrellas

I’ve been testing umbrellas for years, in hopes, I could share something great, but through testing, we always found issues with everyone we tested, that is until now. After testing the Blunt Metro, we have to say, it’s the best umbrella we…