The Eight Affirmations of Alcohol & Drug Addiction : A Healing Guide
As the title of this book portrays, there are important affirmations in our understanding and healing from addiction. These are not based on the disease model of addiction but rather on understanding the addiction personality and how emotional decisions drive us to abuse substances. The book teaches us how to make personal decisions by understanding how emotional need drives emotion decision. This book will help you understand what is defined as the addictive personality, a behavioral trait we all possess. It will not teach you how to stop your addiction dead in its tracks. But it will illuminate you about what may be causing you to indulge in alcohol and drugs (as well as other addictive behaviors). It is that awareness which will promote permanent healing and an end to the immense suffering you have been experiencing and causing others to endure. This book will show you how the healing concepts of acceptance, forgiveness and awareness work as powerful ways to change how you think about yourself, your strengths, weaknesses and disabilities. You will learn that addiction is a universal trait, one required for sustaining life and order in the universe. Through an understanding of the eight affirmations you will experience a an enlightened viewpoint that will help you demystify and simplify your relationship with the behaviors that foster negative addiction. You will learn to understand why you are not a victim and that you don't need treatment. You will develop the awareness and perspective that will serve to negate the false notions of dependence. You will learn to let go of negative addiction in favor of active personal choice in order for you to enjoy the positive experiences of indulgence.Even if you don't consider yourself an addict or you are the desperate loved one of an addicted person, you will be exposed to concepts and practices that will enhance your understanding and acceptance of the natural consequences of life. You will learn to experience by accepting and then letting go of emotions, mindsets, perceived obstacles, occurrences and sometimes people who block your way, who impede your own natural addiction to personal growth and fulfillment.
- Paperback | 116 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 6.86mm | 231.33g
- 05 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Pub