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Obsession: Addiction to People

Addiction can express itself beyond chemical dependency, and we can even become addicted to/obsessed with another person. I’m not saying all forms of addiction are the same by any means, but they do share certain features. I discuss how broad addictions can be in “Extinguish Addiction With Mindfulness”: Addictions can be born out of a […]

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Lack of Energy? Fatigued? Struggling to Remain Positive?

Recently, one of our tribe was courageous and emailed me with the following: I’ve become ill with some unknown disease lumped under the category of ‘chronic fatigue syndrome’ – [essentially] you feel your energy has been drained out of you and you watch your life [go by]. I’m lucky in that I can still somewhat function […]

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How Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Those with an Addiction to Chaos

Guest Author: Written by Laura Jay (exclusively for MM) It may seem hard to believe, but for some people, the times in life when there is most stability and happiness, are also the most difficult to handle. These people are addicted to chaos; they do not know how to handle calm, peaceful, or “normal” situations and […]

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We Can’t Heal the Body without Healing the Mind

This isn’t another article about mind-body healing. It’s actually about body-mind healing. I was recently reading an article on PsychologyToday.com about Dr. Henry Grayson’s book “Use Your Body to Heal Your Mind”. He states: It’s consciousness that rules. That’s the message we get from worldwide spiritual wisdom and what’s emerging more in quantum physics as […]

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Extinguish Addiction With Mindfulness

Addiction. It’s baffling, mysterious, and powerful. We are all exposed to addiction directly or indirectly, one way or the other. Your brother, cousin, wife’s father, co-worker… perhaps even you suffer yourself from some form of addiction. Some experts say we can even be addicted to anger, fighting, chaos, and unhealthy relationships because we can get […]

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Pain is Certain, Suffering is Optional

“Am I good enough?” “What did I do to deserve this?” “People just don’t understand me.” How often do we hear this sabotaging narrative playing in our own head like a record? by Rushi Vyas While feeling sad, frustrated, or lonely are perfectly human emotions, does creating a narrative to go alongside them actually help […]