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Drug Addiction Medit…

Often, for people suffering with drug addiction meditation
has never been a matter for contemplation.  As soon as
they experience any feelings of restlessness, anxiety or
depression, they usually turn to their drug of choice to
alter their state. Although the truth is that for many…

Meditation for Addic…

A small but growing body of research is lending support to
meditation’s effectiveness in treating addiction, either
alone or in combination with other more conventional
treatments. Medical studies have shown meditation’s
effectiveness at decreasing substance use and relapse in

Depression Symptoms …

Depression Symptoms Increase Over Time for Addiction-Prone
Women ScienceDaily (Feb. 18, 2011) — Unlike alcohol
problems and antisocial behavior, depression doesn’t
decline with age in addiction-prone women in their 30s and
40s — it continues to increase, a new study led

A Problem Shared is …

  A Problem Shared is a Problem Halved
Putting feelings into words produces therapeutic

Straight Up: How to …

Mindfulness Meditation     What is Mindfulness
Meditation? Mindfulness is a type of meditation that
essentially involves focusing on your mind on the present.
To be mindful is to be aware of your thoughts and actions
in the present, without judging yourself. Research

Mood Swings of Bipol…

The future mood swings of people with bipolar disorder can
be predicted by their current thoughts and behaviour, a
study published April 19, 2011 has found. Psychologists
from the Universities of Manchester and Lancaster say
their findings are important because they mean talking