About For Books Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction Review

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Pub Date: 2014-06-10 Pages: 288 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins Bestselling author and renowned Buddhist teacher Noah Levine adapts the Buddhas Four Noble Truths and Eight Fold Path into a proven and systematic approach to recovery from alcohol and drug addiction-an indispensable alternative to the 12-step program.While many desperately need the help of the 12-step recovery program. the traditional AA models focus on an external higher power can alienate people who dont connect with its religious tenets. Refuge Recovery is a systematic method based on Buddhist principles. which integrates scientific. non-theistic. and psychological insight. Viewing addiction as cravings in the mind and body. Levine shows how a path of meditative awareness can alleviate those desires and ease suffering. Refuge Recovery includes daily meditation practices. written investigations tha...