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6 Tips for People Who Have Trouble Meditating

Some people may find it difficult to practice useful meditation techniques for addiction recovery. Substance abuse, anxiety, and depression are a few issues which can negatively affect someone’s state of mind and stifle the ability to meditate. These tips can help solve this problem and make life a little easier in the daily life of …

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Finding the Pause Button: Using Mindfulness in Addiction Recovery

“When in doubt we can always pause, saying, ‘Not my will, but Thine, be done.’ As we go through the day we pause, when agitated or doubtful, and ask for the right thought or action.” This is an extraordinary sentence. In active addiction, we are impulsive rash and reckless. We never think or plan ahead; …

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Bored to Death with Addiction Recovery in Los Angeles

For most people, boredom is a passing, nearly trivial feeling that lifts as soon as their number is called, their chore is completed, or their train arrives. But, boredom has a darker side: easily bored people are at higher risk for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, hostility, anger, and yes, addiction. It’s hard to imagine anyone …

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Getting Sober In Los Angeles: Worth The Wait

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, a psychology professor at Stanford University named Walter Mischel was frustrated with his inability to quit his three-pack-a-day smoking habit and wanted to study the concept of delayed gratification. Mischel gathered children aged four-to-six in a room, free of any distractions, and placed a single marshmallow on the …

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