“Be where you are; otherwise, you will miss your life.” The Buddha Anyone who has suffered from addiction knows one thing is true: wading through intense thoughts and emotions minute-by-minute is overwhelming and often results in returning to the substance of choice. As a result, addiction is … Read more about The Importance of Mindfulness in the Recovery Process
Derived from ancient Buddhist philosophy Mindfulness is an increased awareness of thoughts, bodily sensations, feelings, and the surrounding environment. In recent times mindfulness meditation practices and activities have increasingly been integrated into secular health care settings and … Read more about Understanding Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP)
Mindfulness…. For many people starting on the path of recovery it can be difficult to define the concept of mindfulness. But simply speaking mindfulness is the basic human ability to be aware and in the present. To be aware means to focus on what is happening in the moment (where we are … Read more about Can mindfulness help with recovery?