Its all about connection....

November 16, 2018

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+recovery++addiction&qs=n&sp=-1&pq=you+tube+recovery+addict&sc=1-24&sk=&cvid=F9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2b%2baddiction%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2baddict%26sc%3d1-24%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dF9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&view=detail&mmscn=vwrc&mid=153FE5349E434E753BF3153FE5349E434E753BF3&FORM=WRVORC

Instead of separating and isolating the addict (person with substance use disorder) lets start to connect with them, really healing the pain.
 

Its all about connection....

November 16, 2018

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=you+tube+recovery++addiction&qs=n&sp=-1&pq=you+tube+recovery+addict&sc=1-24&sk=&cvid=F9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2b%2baddiction%26qs%3dn%26form%3dQBRE%26sp%3d-1%26pq%3dyou%2btube%2brecovery%2baddict%26sc%3d1-24%26sk%3d%26cvid%3dF9846A3B5473486F98BC177C270393C1&view=detail&mmscn=vwrc&mid=153FE5349E434E753BF3153FE5349E434E753BF3&FORM=WRVORC

Wonderful simple explanation of what has been done wrong in terms of helpi...
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"Substance use and abuse in South Africa"

November 16, 2018
https://juta.co.za/print/catalog/Product/1532

An interesting read from an Intergrative approach by a local team at UCT
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Rovering addicts working in the field- maintaining balance?

November 16, 2018
https://sitebuilder.yola.com/#site/8a4986cb3c687a5a013c801add4e2a12/page/8a4986c83cb92413013cba5abf41140f

Although this story comes from Florida it expresses how important it is IF YOU ARE IN RECOVERY and WORK in RECOVERY to take care of relapsing yourself. It may not be the drugs, cross addiction may creep in.

Working in the Recovery field can be incredibly uplifting but it is so importnat o to take care of yourself.

Supervision/ seeking support is a MUST.
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I begin to see a future, and I start to stand a little taller.

November 16, 2018

A very real challenge after being in addiction is getting used to the normal and mundane. 

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bjeze4/life-after-heroin-is-beautiful-and-boring

Finding things / people in your life that can fulfill you and give you a reason to continue to live and grow will be part of your journey.
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Using psychedelics to find utopia?

November 16, 2018

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/j5zqwp/competitive-psychedelic-users-are-chasing-ego-death-and-losing-their-sense-of-self

Seems like there are so many variations in peoples experiences of "psychic ego death" Whilst this state of nothingness and everything ness all at once may be appealing it also may be easier to just make friends with Your ego!

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Thorough documentary on what happens in trauma

October 30, 2018
https://www.peacefulimpact.fi/en/sustainable-psychiatry/documentary-about-trauma-and-dissociation/

Polyvagal theory explained well here.
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Dissociation. What is it?

October 30, 2018
If you've been through trauma you may be living in a state of fight flight freeze or dissociation. Many therapies that centre on bringing you back into your body and reconnecting to the present can help. One of them is TRE. 

https://everydayfeminism.com/2016/08/dissociation-tips-to-get-through/
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Asthma. heart disease. cancer. Root cause?

October 30, 2018
https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/01/23/578280721/what-do-asthma-heart-disease-and-cancer-have-in-common-maybe-childhood-trauma

If you're suffering from the above conditions, read this to understand more about childhood traumas manifesting in your body.












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Tre started off for soldiers, now its for everyone! Come shake it off!

October 29, 2018
TRE® stands for Tension & Trauma Releasing Exercises  Who Can Benefit from TRE® ?  Since this shaking mechanism in the muscles is part of our natural behavior as humans, everyone can benefit from TRE®. This shaking of the muscles,  increases the resiliency of the body because it causes deep relaxation that naturally reduces stress levels. It can release emotions ranging from mild upset to severe anxiety whether it is caused by work stress, excessive worry, conflict in relationships, physical s 
Practising TRE regularly helps with anxiety, stressed out, tight sore bodies, digestive systems problems, fatigue, autoimmune disorders and so much more. It can help you to manage your daily stress and reach the deeper past traumas that have  been in your body for a long time.

Book a session with me to begin your journey of letting go of the past and stepping into a meaningful life of presence, calm and peace.

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