Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction

By | January 13, 2018
Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction Author Noah Levine
ISBN-10 0062122843
ISBN-13 9780062122841
Year 2014-06-10
Pages 288
Language English
Publisher HarperOne
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Bestselling author and renowned Buddhist teacher Noah Levine adapts the Buddha s Four Noble Truths and Eight Fold Path into a proven and systematic approach to recovery from alcohol and drug addictionan indispensable alternative to the 12 step program While many desperately need the help of the 12 step recovery program the traditional AA model s focus on an external higher power can alienate people who don t connect with its religious tenets Refuge Recovery is a systematic method based on Buddhist principles which integrates scientific non theistic and psychological insight Viewing addiction as cravings in the mind and body Levine shows how a path of meditative awareness can alleviate those desires and ease suffering Refuge Recovery includes daily meditation practices written investigations that explore the causes and conditions of our addictions and advice and inspiration for finding or creating a community to help you heal and awaken Practical yet compassionate Levine s successful Refuge Recovery system is designed for anyone interested in a non theistic approach to recovery and requires no previous experience or knowledge of Buddhism or meditation

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