Turning toward Pain as a Gateway to Addiction Recovery
Learning to be okay with discomfort is critical for sustained recovery from behavioral or substance addiction. We can utilize the power of mindfulness and self-compassion to transform what used to “take us down” into freedom we had not experienced before.
This session is from Worldwide Insight’s Healing & Insight series which ran in 2016. This series explored the sharp end of suffering – including addiction in its broadest sense, depression, physical and mental pain, and stress – through the lens of the Buddhist teachings.