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Many Addictions Are Hidden, Eating Disorders Edition

The fact that many, many addictions are hidden ¬†including eating disorders – is not a surprise to anyone.¬†For some, even characterizing a habit or propensity as an “addiction” feels shaming and limiting. And yet, people do suffer in silence, and struggle in silence. And, living life fully is hampered by these conditions. So, that’s a
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The Power of Quiet in Addiction Recovery

It comes as no surprise that our society values extroverts — those who are comfortable in conversation, dare I say performance; ease social situations; are humorous; and keep things flowing. However, a third or more of us (USA) are introverts. I wonder if that percentage is even higher among those with addiction issues? No studies
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The Addicted Brain and Recovery Yoga

Friends, put on your thinking caps to explore the addicted brain and the role of Recovery Yoga. The following abstract represents in a nutshell the cycle of addiction in the addicted brain, in scientific language [emphasis in bold is mine]: “Based on brain imaging findings, we present a model according to which addiction emerges as
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