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I Admit That I Am An Addict

I Admit That I Am An Addict

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For anyone who has ever dealt with addiction, becoming self aware can be the first step to moving forward. While denial usually accompanies any mention of an addiction, it is at this moment that if an addict admits they have a problem, that true progress and change can be made.

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mindfulness to enhance lengthen recovery

Mindfulness to Enhance & Lengthen Recovery

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The practice of mindfulness can be helpful and healthy for everyone, but it is especially relevant for people in addiction recovery. By facilitating conscious awareness with a nonjudgmental perspective, mindfulness can decrease the vicious circles of anxiety, fear, anger, sadness, depression, guilt, regret, and shame that make so many recovering people vulnerable to relapse. Because of the potential threat they pose to recovery, most people have extremely negative reactions to cravings and their natural impulse is to try to avoid or suppress them.

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