How Addiction Hijacks the Brain – Mindfulness Restores Sobriety

| Addiction Takes Over Brain Reward Centers Mindfulness Meditation Helps Restore Sobriety Addictive substances totally overwhelm the brain’s reward and pleasure centers. Mindfulness meditation helps return the brain to normal functioning and restore sobriety....

Spiritual Experiences Activate Brain Reward Systems

| Spiritual Experiences Hold Positive Implications for Addiction Recovery | Step 2 and Step 11 of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous state that prayer and direct spiritual experience are important factors in addiction recovery. Many recovering from addiction find...

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Addiction Recovery – Gratitude from the Heart

Power of Gratitude in Addiction Recovery | Basic Beginning: Transforming to Attitude of Gratitude | Feeling gratitude and basic goodness are vital to successful addiction recovery. When individuals experience and focus on resentment and rage – addiction recovery...

New Study: Mindfulness Meditation Reduces Pain

| Mindfulness Meditation for Chronic Pain and Opioid Dependency Mindfulness Works Independent of Opioid Neurotransmitter Mechanisms | Effective management of pain is a major medical challenge in our country at the present time. An estimated 11.2% of the U.S. adult...

Harvard MRI Study Evidence of Meditation’s Cognitive Benefits

New Evidence Confirms Beliefs of Experienced Meditation Practitioners | From the Harvard Gazette: Eight weeks to a better brain Although the Harvard study was completed in 2011, the study is now getting a second look. As more individuals and corporations are beginning...