Alcohol Recovery: The Mindful Way - Catherine Lucas

Alcohol Recovery: The Mindful Way

By Catherine Lucas

  • Release Date - Published: 2017-01-19
  • Book Genre: Self-Improvement
  • Author: Catherine Lucas
Our rating: 5/5 stars

Score: (From 0 Ratings)

Alcohol Recovery: The Mindful Way Catherine Lucas read online review & book description:

Mindfulness lends itself particularly well to recovery, partly because it is a potent tool for self-management, but principally because it can be approached both as a secular or spiritual practice. The Twelve-Step approach of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is unquestionably spiritual, with its emphasis on a Higher Power, and has been hugely successful. Some consider spiritual transformation essential for lasting sobriety. Not everyone, however, wants to pursue this path. The mindfulness practices can then be used in their own right, in a more secular context, and still be beneficial. My stance will, however, be mainly transpersonal. As Christina Grof, author of The Thirst for Wholeness: Attachment, Addiction and the Spiritual Path, says: ‘The success of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and the many Twelve-Step fellowships that have modelled themselves after its program attests to the power and importance of the spiritual dimension in the understanding and treatment of addiction.’

@2019 – Go Read a Book. All Right Reserved. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners, to earn advertising fees by linking and advertising to and any other website that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program; As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

Alcohol Recovery: The Mindful Way book review Alcohol Recovery: The Mindful Way ePUB; Catherine Lucas; Self-Improvement books.

Post a review about this book