Identifying and Overcoming Addiction with Susan Peirce Thompson [PODCAST 127]

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Identifying and Overcoming Addiction with Susan Peirce Thompson [PODCAST 127]


Two out of three people are impacted in some way by addictive behaviors. What would happen for you and your business if you could to learn to understand and overcome addictive behaviors?  

Today we get to the heart of the matter and help you know what questions you need to ask about addiction, how to recognize it in someone, and what you can do today to make a shift to a healthy business and life.

Today’s guest is a leading expert at helping you identify and overcome addiction.  

Susan Peirce Thompson is a Ph.D., a psychology professor, a brain and cognitive scientist, and an authority on the psychology of eating. She’s the president of the Institute for Sustainable Weight Loss and the CEO of Bright Line Eating Solution.

Some of the things Susan is going to talk about are unique and different and probably something you have never heard about before. Don’t miss it!


Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn in this show:


  • What is addiction? [3:00]
  • How do you know if you are “wired” for addiction? [9:00]
  • The biggest myth around addiction; [13:30]
  • The difference between addiction and obsessive behavior; [18:00]
  • What is the antidote to addiction? [25:30]
  • …and more


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