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6 Reasons Social Media Is Dangerous For Me - Momastery » Momastery

6 Reasons Social Media Is Dangerous For Me - Momastery » Momastery | Living Free With Addiction | Scoop.it
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I needed this today. Great insights after Glennon's 40 day fast from social media and  how we use often use it to numb and escape from uncomfortableness or loneliness. We can learn how to set boundaries and create a healthier relationship with our technologies. Great post!

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Break Your Smartphone Addiction - The Complete Guide | The Art of Manliness

Break Your Smartphone Addiction - The Complete Guide | The Art of Manliness | Living Free With Addiction | Scoop.it
Like any magical implement, the smartphone’s power can be so consuming that all you want to do is stare into its comforting, glowing, little screen.
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Are you addicted to your phone? Break the habit now. 

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7 Reasons Why EMDR Works for Addiction

7 Reasons Why EMDR Works for Addiction | Living Free With Addiction | Scoop.it

EMDR, Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing is becoming popular as a method of withdrawal treatment. 

Here are 7 reasons why EMDR treatment can work for addicts:1. Increases the overall health of a person by decreasing their stress levels2. Helps overcome mental blocks in a person’s memory

  • Addicts block out memories that could be partly, if not fully, responsible for their addiction. This has the effect of allowing the memory to be dealt with and put to rest if necessary.

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 30, 2013 2:14 AM

Specific to treating addiction...this article gives 7 reasons EMDR treatment works with addictive behaviors. http://www.hawaiiislandrecovery.com/blog/reasons-emdr-works/


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Overcoming Drug Addiction: Drug or Substance Abuse Treatment, Recovery, Help

Overcoming Drug Addiction: Drug or Substance Abuse Treatment, Recovery, Help | Living Free With Addiction | Scoop.it
Step-by-step guide to drug addiction recovery, with tips for coping with cravings and dealing with relapse.
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Tools to begin journey of substance abuse recovery.

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These Are The Long-Term Effects Of Multitasking

Being constantly connected may keep you from getting fired, but making time for deep work is what will get you promoted.
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The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think | Living Free With Addiction | Scoop.it
New evidence about addiction isn't just a challenge to us politically. It doesn't just force us to change our minds. It forces us to change our hearts.
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Excellent article about new ways to think about addiction. Maybe it is our loneliness and disconnection as a society, rather than a moral failing, that create such barriers to recovery. And, connection to others may offer the key to healing.

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Introduction to SMART Recovery®

Introduction to SMART Recovery® | Living Free With Addiction | Scoop.it
Introduction to SMART Recovery. SMART Recovery helps people recover from all types of addictive behaviors including alcoholism, drug abuse, substance abuse, and addiction.
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SMART recovery is not a 12 step model offering online and face to face meetings with a CBT emphasis. Self-management and recovery training. 

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Alcohol Addiction Treatment and Self-Help: How to Stop Drinking and Start Recovery

Alcohol Addiction Treatment and Self-Help: How to Stop Drinking and Start Recovery | Living Free With Addiction | Scoop.it
Are you ready to stop drinking? These tips will help you on your road to recovery.
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Tools to begin recovery from alcohol addiction.

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