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February 17th, 2019

A very important aspect behind the mechanics of addiction is that of automaticity. When our addictions establish themselves, they do so by slowly eroding and circumventing our conscious ability to choose. While we . . .

By |2019-02-17T15:50:54+00:00February 17th, 2019|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

February 3rd, 2019

The mechanics of both addiction and recovery are deeply biological, as well as emotional and mental processes. But little is discussed in the realm of biological influences of addiction except for the changes in the brain. . .

By |2019-02-03T16:54:09+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

January 27th, 2019

Recovery from addiction is available to everyone. There is no need to be special or exceptional in any way to make the changes necessary to overcome the reliance on addictive substances or behaviors. The only real requirement. . .

By |2019-01-27T15:59:27+00:00January 27th, 2019|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

January 20th, 2019

Life is, indeed, wild, precious, and fleeting. There is no way to avoid the temporariness of life, we are faced with it daily. The very best we can do is learn to accept life’s wild and everchanging nature. . .

By |2019-01-20T16:40:44+00:00January 20th, 2019|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

January 13th, 2019

Deciding to stop an addictive pattern can seem like an unwanted ending. Often, even when it is wanted, it is only desirous from the standpoint of desperation or necessity. And it can represent an ending of sorts. . .

By |2019-01-13T22:54:44+00:00January 13th, 2019|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

January 1st, 2019

At their center, addictions are an attempt to regulate and control our emotional experience. They are always a misguided attempt to ensure that life unfolds in an emotionally comfortable and predictable way. . .

By |2019-01-01T20:40:45+00:00January 1st, 2019|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

December 23rd, 2018

Addiction can be viewed as a great opportunity. Addictions develop as a misguided attempt at emotional protection. Though it may seem as if the focal point of addiction is that to which we are addicted, and while separating ourselves. . .

By |2018-12-23T16:02:54+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

December 16th, 2018

On the continuum of mental health that runs from emotional and mental chaos on one end to rigidity on the other, addiction lies painfully on the rigid end. Addictions are created both to numb painful emotions as well as to endeavor. . .

By |2018-12-16T15:58:07+00:00December 16th, 2018|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments

December 9th, 2018

Never are we the same person that we were yesterday; at least incrementally we are always changing—emotionally and physically. Physically, most of the cells in our body imperceptibly die and replace themselves continuously. . .

By |2018-12-09T17:03:05+00:00December 9th, 2018|Weekly Meditations|0 Comments