8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

8 stages of addict relapse and what to do

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Relapse and the Addict Exact figures are impossible to determine, but somewhere between 60 and 80 percent of all addicts relapse at least once before achieving permanent recovery.  So 8 stages of addict relapse and what to do is a big deal. Confusion of the addict and family is always the first BIG mistake we […]

Positive affirmations for addiction recovery

Positive affirmations for addiction recovery

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30 Minute Positive affirmations for addiction recovery Enjoy positive affirmations for addiction recovery for freedom of Substance Dependence and Alcohol and Drug Addiction. Spoken Meditation to transcend Addiction: Help for Substance Abuse, Gambling, Alcohol, drugs, depressions and anxiety. Don’t ever underestimate Positive affirmations for addiction recovery. They work wonders when practiced regularly. You know, there […]

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Meditation and Mindfulness in addiction recovery

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THE ART OF “SITTING” Meditation and mindfulness in addiction recovery, or “sitting,” needn’t be complex or esoteric. It is an essential part of recovery from depression, addiction and dis-ease. It is, as the name implies, merely sitting with a few simple guidelines. We would speak of “our 11 o’clock ‘sit’” or that our “meditation sit’ might consist […]

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Changing through addiction

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Making changes through addiction Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. — George Bernard Shaw Change is inevitable. Making changes through addiction is also just as inevitable. Staying addicted is not an option. It always ends in death, or a stay in an institution or a hospital. Make […]

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August Recovery Motivation

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Food for thought recovery motivation The idea that people just give up their addiction, and automatically live happily ever after, is a myth. Normally they have tried everything to motivate them to live a normal, successful life emotionally and socially. Normally this motivation is not enough. This is because there will have been a reason […]

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Addiction recovery versus abstinence

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ADDICTION RECOVERY A common misconception in the recovery community is not using drugs, drinking alcohol or acting out on behaviors equals recovery. This however is simple abstinence. It is not what we call addiction recovery. It is removing the substance and changing none of the behaviour.  For this statement to make more sense, let’s work […]

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Giving things up in addiction recovery

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Finding happiness is of particular importance to people in addiction recovery because: If people feel comfortable in their new life away from addiction they will fight harder to keep it! Giving things up in addiction recovery is no easy task, even if you take the drug of choice out of the equation. Those individuals who […]

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Choice and addiction

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In his book “The Greatest Miracle in the World” by Og Mandino, we see how easily it is, along the path from youth to adulthood, to perceive a reality that is anything but reality. Choice itself is an act of choosing between two or more possibilities. Sounds simple doesn’t it? Yet, there are reasons why we do this, or that. […]

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Help yourself Heal

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  Kima global books have published Mark L Lockwoods book, Autotherapy The Power to Heal your life which continues to be an inspiration to many with all kinds of life issues. View or purchase it here. View other books by Mark here. The messgae is to Help yourself heal Path to the healing and restoration of […]

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Grandiosity in drug addiction

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The Grandiosity Barrier in drug addiction recovery “Two people have been living in you all of your life. One is the ego, garrulous, demanding, hysterical, calculating; the other is the hidden spiritual being, whose still voice of wisdom you have only rarely heard or attended to.” WHAT IS GRANDIOSITY? Grandiosity drug addiction recovery is a false […]