Addiction Recovery

Posts in the Addiction Recovery category
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How the Feeling of Powerlessness Impacts Addiction

When we feel powerless, we often turn to addiction as a way to cope. Addiction provides a false sense of control and power, which can be incredibly seductive when we feel like our lives are spiraling out of control.  However, this false sense of power quickly turns...
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What Mindfulness Techniques are Useful in Recovery?

Addiction recovery is when someone suffering from addiction goes through a treatment program and is now practicing a sober lifestyle. Addiction recovery can also be described as a process of improved physical, psychological, and social well-being and health after...
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Developing More Empathy for the Addict in your Life

Understanding Addiction & Recovery Addiction is defined as a compulsive, chronic, physiological, or psychological need for a habit-forming substance, behavior, or activity having harmful physical, psychological, or social effects and typically causing well-defined...