Do You Have an Addictive Personality?

Screen Shot 2014-04-10 at 8.12.27 PMAn addictive personality refers to a particular set of personality traits that make an individual predisposed to addictions.  (according to Wikipedia)

There have been many times in my life that I’ve felt like I have an addictive personality.  I have to really watch myself  sometimes because I have an “All or None” mentality in a lot of circumstances.

Exercise is one example – I feel like if 1 hour is good then 5 would be better!!  Thankfully, unless I start getting up at 2 or 3 every morning then I can’t fit 5 hours of exercise into my day!!

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There was a time in my early 20s that I would go for a run at 11:30 at night when I got off work because I felt like I had to get in a 2nd run for the day – not always a good choice!!!

All the little games/apps that can be played on the phone are dangerous for me.  I have wasted way too many hours playing – 

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andScreen Shot 2014-04-10 at 8.22.56 PMOn Sunday Hunter introduced me to a new time suck game – 

Screen Shot 2014-04-10 at 8.23.41 PMI have lost hours this week on this game – late at night, waiting places, when I should be working…..I keep thinking, “just one more game” and then an hour will pass and I’m still trying to beat the game!

Part of why I limit the TV series that I watch is because I get obsessed and want to watch every single episode in a day – ummm….that is not a good thing – unless I combine it with the exercise thing and watch from the treadmill!!!  (just kidding -sort of!)

Even in blog reading I find myself being very obsessive about it – lately my Bloglovin feed has been out of control.  I can’t even begin to make it through the list but I try because my personality says, “you need to go through the whole list EVERY day!!”  

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What about you?  Do you feel like you have an addictive personality or can you play one game, watch one episode, read a few blogs…..and move on?

Happy Friday!!!  
I would love to spend the day trying to win 2048 and read blogs but I’m off to clean and set up for an event! 

Kim

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