Tag: Addiction

  Undoing the Affliction of Addictions

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Episode 13 – Undoing the Affliction of Addictions  This week, Chris and Rowan explore the topic of undoing addictions. Dealing with addictions involves more than just willpower. It also involves having practical strategies which can assist a person to gain a greater return from their efforts in reducing or eliminating addictive behaviour. This episode… Read more »

  Transcending Trauma

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Episode 8 – Transcending Trauma  On this week’s episode, Chris and Rowan discuss the topic of trauma. We look at some of the more common and complex ways that trauma can present in our behaviours and ways of managing trauma reactions to defuse their intensity. We discuss a number of specific therapy techniques for… Read more »

  Strategies for Dealing with Addictions

Dealing with addictions involves more than just willpower. It also involves having practical strategies which can assist a person to get a greater return from their efforts in reducing or eliminating addictive behaviour. There are many types of addictions including addiction to alcohol, cigarettes or certain other drugs. People can also be addicted to certain… Read more »

  Shared Courage

This article relates to the great work being done by Foundation 61 with members of the community who are recovering from drug and alcohol addiction. It follows a session spent with Foundation 61 residents for the TV wellbeing show, Destination Happiness.

  When Passion Becomes an Obsession

It’s great to be passionate about our pursuits, whether work, sport, or other hobbies and interests. Well – this might often be the case, but not always. It depends on how we exercise our passions. As explained by Professor Robert Vallerand, an expert in the field of positive psychology, it depends on whether our passion… Read more »

  Dealing with Addictions

Dealing with Addictions Dealing with addictions involves more than just willpower. It also involves having practical strategies which can assist a person to gain a greater return from their efforts in reducing or eliminating addictive behaviour. This blog aims to provide information and outline strategies which can be helpful in dealing with addictive behaviours. There… Read more »