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Publication Date: 17 Jan 2019
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sheldon Press
Page Count: 120
ISBN-13: 9781847094940

Drug Addiction Recovery: The Mindful Way

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9781847094940
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Summary
Healing from addiction can be an intensely painful process as decades of frozen grief are unpacked. This book is written to help recovering addicts to work through old wounds including bereavement, abandonment, betrayal, and abuse. It uses effective mindfulness practices to complement longterm recovery and to help process sometimes overwhelming feelings. Mindfulness is also recognised as a powerful tool in relapse prevention. Interspersed with personal reflections from the author’s own experience, Drug Addiction Recovery suggests ways to come to terms with the past and to live peacefully in the present. Topics include:

the nature of addiction
associated addictive or dysfunctional behaviours
why we need to grieve
mindfulness and the brain
coping with depression, shame and alienation
guided meditations
written and verbal exercises
recovery stories

For those building emotional and spiritual wellbeing in recovery, CHRISTOPHER DINES offers ways to enhance self-respect, and points the path to serenity.
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About the Author
Born in London, Christopher Dines is a British mindfulness teacher and
writer. Christopher came into recovery from drug addiction in 2004. He has
published seven books and facilitated workshops, seminars, retreats,
school talks and corporate events, assisting people to reduce stress and
enhance their emotional well-being and serenity.

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