Addiction and mental healthcare
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. focus. Awareness arises through paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, without judgement, with compassion and loving kindness.
You breathe 22,000 times every day. How many are you really aware of ? We live in stressful times. Emotions become amplified when we are triggered in the present by unresolved trauma from the past. Pausing, insight meditation, breathing with the intention to de-stress is immediately effective.
Dr. Stephen Porges: Polyvagal Theory
Adopted by clinicians around the world, the Polyvagal Theory has provided exciting new insights into the way our autonomic nervous system unconsciously mediates social engagement, trust, and intimacy.
Dr. Gabor Maté
Learning and the Brain.Dr. Maté’s most recent best-selling book, draws on cutting-edge science to illuminate where and how addictions originate and calls for a more compassionate approach towards addiction recovery.