Step 3 of the 12 Steps of Addiction

Step 3 of the 12 Steps of Addiction Treatment

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Heard in a AA meeting: “The problem is Me! The solution is Beyond Me! And the program of action is Let It Be!” “Is the stone heavy? Put it down and rest.” “Rest in just being – rather than doing.” The central affirmative action in Step 3 of the 12 Steps of Addiction Treatment is […]

Emotional immaturity in addiction recovery

Emotional Immaturity in Addiction Recovery

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12 Signs of Emotional Immaturity in Recovery The Dangers of Emotional immaturity in addiction recovery are discussed here. Emotional immaturity can be a real stumbling block to building a successful recovery. The dangers of this inability to cope with feelings include: * When people are emotionally immature, they will be far more likely to relapse […]

The price of enabling your child

The price of enabling your child

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The Price of Privilege The following excerpt from The Price of Privilege about the price of enabling your child was published in the San Francisco Chronicle on June 25, 2006; page CM – 6, and has been adapted for Pathways Wellness Retreats. Mark L Lockwood, therapist says, “It provides a remarkable insight into enabling adult children, and […]

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7 ways to live a healthy recovery

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Putting Addiction Recovery principles into practice Putting Addiction Recovery principles into practice is not always as easy as learning the theory. This is why we teach experiential recovery principles. In other words ‘doing’ recovery is essentially where we want to take our clients from the get go. There is a wonderful, productive, meaningful and peaceful […]

Love addiction Treatment

Love Addiction Treatment

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The highest goal Love Addiction treatment therapists can have for clients is to help them realise the solutions to their problems lie within, and to pass on tools to help guide them to those powerful inner answers.  This blog attempts to do just that – to provide the tools you can use to help yourself […]

Looking for a wellness experience

Looking for a wellness experience

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Call Now 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za Unique and Professional Retreats and Wellness Experiences The Pathways Wild Wellness experience is like no other. A relaxing and healing time for clients to really invest wisely in themselves and their future well-being. We are all aware stress depression and burnout are common place, but many people Looking for a wellness experience, […]

Romance and Recovery

Romance and Recovery

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Do Romance and recovery in addiction work? As addicts, we often develop dependent personalities and learn to look to the world around us for fulfillment, unable to feel satisfied from within.  Romance and recovery oftentimes go hand in hand. But this can have disastrous effects. I mean just think about it. If you weren’t managing […]

Different aspects of addiction withdrawal symptoms

Exploring the cost of drug addiction

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Understanding the cost of drug addiction It may be surprising to many that their purchase of drugs funds other illicit and illegal empires. The cocaine you buy is almost certainly funding human trafficking. Out of sight is not entirely out of mind. The consequences of supporting drug distribution are very real for many people. Movie […]

gambling addiction treatment

Gambling Addiction Treatment

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Call Now for help with gambling addiction treatment 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za With gambling addiction treatment, the loss of control that some experience when gambling was described thousands of years ago in Indian Sanskrit. In the following story, Yudhishtira cannot stop even though he loses all his possessions, and then he even offers his wife as a bet. “Have […]