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How Mindfulness Can Help with Addiction Recovery

Article from The Elephant Journal

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Retrain Your Mind Image


According to The Elephant Journal, "The concept of Mindfulness originated with Buddhist meditation, but lately it has been adapted as a secular approach to assisting people with mental health issues like anxiety, stress, and depression."

This article explains the three main steps to mindfulness that help the subject learn to recognize thought patterns and feelings, and ultimately develop skills to regulate them.


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addiction, Alcohol, Anxiety, Depression, Drugs, meditation, Mental Health, Mindfulness, recovery, stress