Category Archive: 'Addiction' :

There is a direct correlation between body contraction and addiction. The correlation is so direct that, when a certain contraction in the body (throat, chest, stomach, or pelvic area) is released, the addiction tied to that contraction tends to release. There is very little scientific research backing up this idea that body contraction is related […]

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    Addiction and compulsion often has two sides. These sides could be called craving and aversion. Should and shouldn’t. These two sides show up as the belief in a command/craving/urge to engage and the command /aversion/revulsion not to engage in the addictive or compulsive activity. This belief in both, equally, binds one. Each side […]

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    Ken Wilber stated in one of his books, “Sex isn’t bad, only bad sex is bad,” as a way to speak to how some spiritual/religious traditions and other therapeutic models make sweeping statements that condemn sex as a whole. Sex is made into a dirty and wrongful act.  This is a topic worth […]

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When we opened the Kiloby Center in Palm Springs, we quickly learned of all the regulations that apply to any addiction treatment or substance center in California.  One of the regulations requires the Center to measure, in a quantifiable or objective way, the results or success of a particular program.  The kind of inquiry we […]

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