One day at a time sharing experience, strength and hope Any member of a 12-Step fellowship will tell you of the benefits of ‘sharing’ their feelings with other sufferers. This study proves what they have known all along that a problem shared is a problem halved. The other study gives support to the principle of …∞
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Awakening to Mindfulness – 10 Steps for Positive Change Awakening to Mindfulness: 10 Steps for Positive Change (Ministrone for the Mind) Mindfulness is a state of consciousness that fosters heightened awareness of the self, of the senses, and of the outside world. It is a state of being ‘aware.’ Reaching and sustaining this state is …∞
Mindfulness, put simply, is awareness and attention to the present. One increasingly popular tool for recovery from addictions, alcoholism and co-dependency is mindfulness, which can be used to combat cravings and prevent relapse. It is a type of meditation and involves using the senses to focus on the here-and-now, without thinking about the past or …∞
This idea is taking hold among people who practice the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
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Mindfulness for Recovery Mindfulness is a form of self-awareness training adapted from Buddhist mindfulness meditation. It has been adapted for use in treatment of depression, especially preventing relapse and for assisting with mood regulation. Mindfulness has been described as a state of being in the present, accepting things for what they are, i.e. non-judgementally. It …∞
12-Step members will know that the 11th Step suggests the practice of meditation as an aid to recovery. Now science is catching up with ancient spiritual knowledge. Living in this present moment can be achieved by regular meditation and ’mindfulness’ training. Penn researchers demonstrate improved attention with mindfulness training Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania …∞
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