Judith Sewell Wright
Judith Wright coined the term "soft addiction" in 1991. Soft addictions are defined as addictions that are harmful to an individual’s life but not potentially fatal, such as overeating or procrastinating. Hard addictions are those addictions, like alcohol or drug addiction, which can be fatal.
- Transformed! : The Science of Spectacular Living (2013) (ISBN 1618580752)
- The Soft Addiction Solution: Break Free Of The Seemingly Harmless Habits That Keep You From The Life You Want (2006) (ISBN 158542532X)
- There Must Be More Than This: Finding More Life, Love, and Meaning by Overcoming Your Soft Addictions (2003) (ISBN 0767913396)
- The One Decision : Make The Single Choice That Will Lead To A Life of More (2005) (ISBN 1585424811)
Wright was born in Flint, Michigan and was valedictorian of her high school class. Wright received a BA in psychology, MA in education and counseling, and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Change. She lives in Chicago with her husband Dr. Robert "Bob" Wright.
- Kylie Carberry (17 June 2007). "At All Costs". The Sunday Mail.
- Evelyn Theiss (8 June 2005). "Soft addictions ; Such pastimes as watching CNN or bidding on eBay can rob our lives of meaning and joy". Times-Picayune.
- Carly Harrington (20 July 2012). "U.S. Cellular campaign helps people break free". Knoxville News Sentinel.
- Melissa Ruggieri (3 January 2010). "TV, social networking and the Web can mean soft addictions". Richmond Times-Dispatch.
- "Transformed! : the science of spectacular living". WorldCat. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
- "The soft addiction solution : break free of the seemingly harmless habits that keep you from the life you want". WorldCat. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
- "There must be more than this : finding more life, love, and meaning by overcoming your soft addictions". WorldCat. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
- "The one decision : make the single choice that will lead to a life of more". WorldCat. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
- "Transformational leaders Dr. Judith Wright and Dr. Bob Wright". Mackinac Journal. Retrieved 3 February 2014.