Jay

Jay Jay has very kindly written this piece for the site about his experiences in recovery. Many of his experiences are similar to mine and I hope we soon have a chance to do a podcast on the subject. I...

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Left For DeAAd.

Mindfulness Meditation in Recovery It is always great when people get in touch having read the site and identify with some of the things on it. It is even better when they want to write a piece for you! This...

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Your Addiction Primer on Mindfulness and Loving Kindness By Stanton Peele

I'm really happy that Stanton Peele has written a piece for my site about Loving Kindness. Stanton Peele's books have really helped me, including his newest one (with Ilse Thompson, whose work I also know and respect), Recover! An Empowering...

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NLP in recovery from Alcoholism and Addiction

NLP in recovery from Alcoholism and Addiction NLP or "Neuro Linguistc Programming" is something that I have meant to talk about for some time on the site, but have managed to write anything untill now. I did mention it is passing...

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Mindfulness and self help

Mindfulness and Self Help as well as recovery from Alcohol and Addiction I was prompted to write this after reading a couple of articles in the Guardian,that criticised aspects of the way mindfulness is practiced and taught. Although I am...

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Kenneth Anderson Blog Talk radio

Kenneth Anderson Blog Talk radio I have listened to a few episodes of this show on Blog Talk radio which is an internet based broadcaster, that allows bloggers to broadcast to their followers over the internet. The shows are downloadable...

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Craving and disease theory

Craving and disease theory As some of you know I am interested in mindfulness as a tool to help me keep my life in balance. After developing this interest and discovering that it helped, I became curious as to why...

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Meditation

I thought I would mention mindfulness again and how I find it works with recovery. I started doing it a few years ago, when my partner was introduced to it as part of a pain management course. I was...

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The mindfulness workbook for addiction

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Soberistas

Soberistas site. This is such a good site for people looking for support and is vastly superior to most non AA sites. It was set up by a lady in the UK for people who wanted to stop binge drinking....

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