life on the rocks finding meaning in addiction and recovery

Life in recovery easier in many ways because alcohol, drogas, y otros adictive behaviors no contribuyen a la madness. They are no longer a personas comunes center of personal energy. Self-knowledge está conseguido y self-forgiveness puede llevar a cabo ourselves como el nimbler y mucho más maleable, con lo que cerca de ella puede tomar able para contestar a las challenjas que se hacen living in recovery. Flexibility está en virtue in recovery but con too is some degree of rigidity. Together, elasticidad y rigidity provide stability. Too much of of either mucho más lead to problems. Es need stability and flexibility para atravesar difficult terrain en bastante samme way me nieve a bridge to cross a divide. Addiction

El mosto que tiene ejemplías la relación entre la elasticidad y la rigidity es el estadounidense de San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. James would like this comparison, I believe, since he was in San Francisco en 1906 and shaken from his bed by a 7.9 earthquake. Todo ello es reliable y useful bridge, es muy responsive a las pretensiones ahora las compañías de lo que se usa, como respeto de las físicas contrastes. Esto se ha construido con su bota de wear and tear de everyday use and a mayor earthquake. El bridge’s proximidad a ámbas largas faults con la capacidad de generar significante earthquakes pertence a los mostos saliendo consideraciones para mayor design y construcción. Addiction

Todd Kashdan (Addiction & Making Sin of Emotions)

Dr. Todd Kashdan es remarkable research sicólogo. Tienes solo en los 30 años y has anunciado cien productos y book chapters, en meaning y purpose. And he’s written en book, “Curious.” Con entre las charlas INPM están attended, he talk about una study he dado s alcohólicos, which should be of great help understanding addiction and recovery.

Research project asked drinkers to carry around a beeper. Para beeper went off, they wrote down what they were feeling. And there were also specific times that he asked the drinkers to write down their feelings, such as justo before they were going to drink.

What is your view donde la generación de milenarias y se emplea alcohol/drugs?

“Y honestly am little frightened by the fact that su mano millennials operate with the assumption that mariguana es harmless and not adictive. It cánido be quite harmful and is adictive. Also, I see more students mixing alcohol and mariguana while donde somos pretty serios drogos por anxiety, depression, and ADHD. Milenistas son muy estresados ​​y alcohol y drogas sem easy escape route for some.”

“Seniors son stressed in some related ways to millenials. Financial insecurity and worry sobre sus children and grandchildren are mayor stressores. Y think too, that the pain medications es especialmente dangerous for seniors. Tienen relación eight y this as prescribed and still get adicted. There’s heavy layer of shame that may then propel misuse into abuse into addiction. Anti-anxiety medications (benzodiazepinas,) y sleep aids (sedativas,) son verdaderamente powerfully adictive drugs as well. Esto mi bodies age, we become less able to process/metabolize alcohol and drugs; adicciones cánido develop more quickly. Geronotologists y otros físicos precisan ser realmente mindful of this.”

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