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My journey into meditation

Ways to develop, practise and reasons to be patient. Meditation and I have never gone hand in hand. I’ve often been closed-minded and reluctant to build it into my daily routine. When I first started attending 12 Step recovery meetings, it was the mention of meditation that made me recoil, more than the word prayer. […]

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The Impact of Addiction and Recovery on Financial Insecurity

For most individuals in active addiction, the ability to adequately manage their finances is an almost impossible task. They are no strangers to financial insecurity. Addiction is a progressive illness: it eventually takes priority over every other aspect of life, including finances. As addiction wreaks havoc and substances become the top priority, budgets are overstretched, […]

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7 Ways to Find Real Freedom

Ancient Indian Yogic philosophy identified five Kleshas or ‘afflictions’: Avidya (ignorance), Asmita (egoism), Raga (attachment), Dvesa (aversion or hatred), and Abinivesah (clinging to life and fear of death). Some of the kleshas afflict us daily at a subtle level, yet others can be overwhelming and cause significant pain. One thing that is common with these […]

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Is Social Media Harmful?

Social media is now part of our lives. It includes popular sites such a Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tik Tok. There are concerns about its impact on our lives, especially our psychological and emotional wellbeing. The issues may also be related to other sites such as YouTube, WhatsApp and Snapchat. During these times of social […]

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Caution! Be Careful in Selecting Professional Addiction Treatment Providers

Beware when using Third-Party Referral Agents while choosing professional help for your addiction treatment requirements. Addictions UK is one of the leading agencies in offering a range of home-based non-residential addiction treatment options. We are pleased to receive referrals from other bona fide organisations for our home-based addictions treatment. We have no problems paying for some […]

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The Trouble with Resentments

Holding on to grievances, often may seem justified, but is it worth it and who does it harm? I am sure we can all relate to finding certain people in our life difficult. As humans, we have hundreds of interactions with individuals and groups over our regular week. It would not be rational to think […]

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