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D. Sanford

Kentucky, USA
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  • The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery

  • A Practical Guide to Regaining Control over Your Life
  • By: Lawrence A. Peltz MD, Ronald D. Siegel PsyD (foreword)
  • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Here, Dr. Lawrence Peltz, who has worked as an addiction psychiatrist for more than two decades, draws from his clinical experience and on the techniques of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to explain the fundamental dynamics of addiction and the stages of the recovery process, and also gives us specific mindfulness exercises to support recovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best 12 step mindfulness book out there!

  • By Chandra Stefanik on 08-31-16

Great!

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Reviewed: 04-20-16

Excellent. Dr Peltz has am amazing understanding of the disease from both patient and doctor perspective.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • One Breath, Twelve Steps

  • A Buddhist Path to Recovery from Addiction
  • By: Kevin Griffin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Griffin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 66
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

In this six-session audio course, Griffin shares personal insights from his own struggle with addiction and offers guided meditation practices to support each step of the recovery process. Listeners will discover universally accessible ways to relate to the idea of a higher power, how the wisdom from the Four Noble Truths and the concept of karma can be applied to AA's life review, and much more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome, puts things in perspective

  • By Uncle J on 04-22-16

Loved it!

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Reviewed: 03-30-16

Essential reading for anyone in recovery. On my list for re-read on a regular basis.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Recovery One Breath at a Time

  • Mindfulness Practices for Overcoming Addiction
  • By: Kevin Griffin
  • Narrated by: Kevin Griffin
  • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 26

Mindfulness has proven medical benefits for relief from pain and stress, but what about addiction? As Kevin Griffin has learned, there is no more powerful tool than mindfulness for helping us cope with the moment-to-moment challenges of recovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Essential recovery literature.

  • By D. Sanford on 10-23-15

Essential recovery literature.

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Reviewed: 10-23-15

While true we never "graduate" from 12 step recovery, there are decidedly grades of advancement. Griffin is wo doubt the teacher when the student is ready for the next level.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful