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Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction

“Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Path to Recovering from Addiction”

Noah Levine
HarperOne, 2014.
ISBN 0062122843, 978-0062122841
Paperback. 288 pages.

School/perspective: Traditional Buddhism and AA

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Contents:

Preface
Introduction
The Process

PART ONE - THE FOUR TRUTHS OF RECOVERY

  • 1. Addiction Creates Suffering
  • 2. The Cause of Addiction Is Repetitive Craving
  • 3. Recovery Is Possible
  • 4. The Path to Recovery
  • 5. Understanding
  • 6. Intention
  • 7. Communication/Community
  • 8. Action/Engagement
  • 9. Livelihood/Service
  • 10. Effort/Energy
  • 11. Mindfulness/Meditation
  • 12. Concentration/Meditation
  • 13. The Path to Heartfulness
  • 14. Breaking the Addiction

PART TWO - REFLECTIONS ON RECOVERY

  • 15. Lynne
  • 16. Jordan
  • 17. Dave
  • 18. Mary
  • 19. Pablo
  • 20. Enrique
  • 21. RuthAnn
  • 22. Andrea

APPENDIXES

Minfulness Meditation Instructions
Heart Practices
Format for Refuge Recovery Meetings

 

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