Have you learnt the art of urge surfing?

Are you trying to stop gambling but finding it hard because you keeping having cravings to gamble? Don’t worry, this is very common! Experiencing cravings or urges to gamble is completely normal among people trying to give up gambling. Sometimes it may feel like your urge is so powerful that you have to give in. … Continue reading Have you learnt the art of urge surfing?

The Hokey Pokie machine

Before we put our left (or right) hand into our pockets, get out our wallet and shake it all about, let’s be clear about one thing, pokie machines are not designed to help players make money. Yes, you might sometimes have a win, but if you keep playing, you’ll most likely lose all the money … Continue reading The Hokey Pokie machine

Gambling problems don’t just happen

Are any of these things happening to you? Gambling problems don’t usually just happen, often they build up overtime as gambling behaviour changes from social gambling to regular gambling and then compulsive or problem gambling. It’s often called the continuum of gambling, behaviours change becoming more intense with people usually gambling more often and for … Continue reading Gambling problems don’t just happen

Why Can’t I Just Stop Gambling?

How did this happen? I can’t believe the sh*t I’m in If I stop now, I’ll be a total loser. There’s no way I can pay back all the money I owe. If I had the money to invest, I’m sure my luck would change. I just need one more win. Even when I win, … Continue reading Why Can’t I Just Stop Gambling?