Loading in 2 Seconds...
Loading in 2 Seconds...
Quieting The Hungry Ghost: Mindfulness for Recovery & Relapse Prevention. Richard Fields, Ph.D. Author, Drugs in Perspective, 8 th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2012 Editor, Co-Author, A Year of Living Mindfully: 52 Quotes & Weekly Mindfulness Practices , FACES Conferences Publishing, 2012.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Richard Fields, Ph.D.
Author, Drugs in Perspective, 8th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2012
Editor, Co-Author, A Year of Living Mindfully: 52 Quotes & Weekly Mindfulness Practices, FACES Conferences Publishing, 2012
Courage to change
the one I can,
And the wisdom
to know it’s me.
“The awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmental to the unfolding of experience, moment by moment.” (Kabat-Zinn, 2003)
Tension and stress reduction
Self-Medication Motive – Khantzian, Edward (1985)
Withdrawal (0-15 days)
Honeymoon (15-45 days)
The Wall (45-120 days)
Adjustment (120-180 days)
Resolution Stage (180-360 days)
R espond (instead of Reacting)
N ot identify/personalize
“If you get angry easily, it may be because the seed of anger in you has been watered frequently over many years, and unfortunately you have allowed it or even encouraged it to be watered.”
Thich Nhat Hanh, Taming the Tiger Within, (Riverhead Books, 2004)
“Paying attention to another’s faults is just a distraction from paying attention
to what is happening right here and now.”
Healing Zen, Ellen Birx, 2002
“Your fondest dreams will be transformed into fruitful realities if you just know the secret of growing the patience-tree in your heart.”
Sri Chimnoy, The Wisdom of Sri Chimnoy, Blue Dove Press, (2000)
"It is the feeling of calm practice in the face of life's disruptions."Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living, Allan Loko, 2012
of most of my suffering because
of the habits
of my own mind.”
His Holiness The Dalai Lama
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries, without them humanity cannot survive.”
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Kabir, 15th Century Indian Poet
Attributed to Carl Jung
“When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.”
Helen Keller, We Bereaved, 1929
“If you knew as I did the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing something.”
2nd Edition, 2010
Richard J. Leider
“Purpose, when it is clear, is the aim around which we structure our lives.”
“Each transition to a new phase of purpose is accompanied by a crisis of uncertainty, a chaotic period of time in which we are organizing ourselves around a new core question.”
“When consciousness is harmoniously ordered, and you pursue what you are doing for the sheer sake of doing it.”
and live with ease.”