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Mindfulness will heal Addiction Modern life is not always conducive to staying in the present moment, but as we are learning in the addiction field, the practice of mindfulness can bring greater joy into daily life and also help recovering addicts guard against relapse. It is not about apathy or suppression of feelings, but rather […]

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Like yoga, tai chi and related practices, Mindfulness Recovery involves a purposeful and nonjudgmental focus on one’s feelings, experiences, and internal and external processes in the present moment. Addiction is an automatic behavior used to escape difficult feelings or situations, whereas mindfulness involves conscious and deliberate focus on difficult emotions as a way to disarm […]

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Goodreads Book Giveaway Natural Rest for Addiction by Scott Kiloby Giveaway ends April 17, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

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Q: Scott, I understand you recently celebrated 13 years in recovery.  Congratulations!  How did you do it? Scott:  By dealing with the underlying issues that drive addiction, mostly through mindfulness, non-dual awareness, inquiry and bodywork that focuses on trauma.  That work culminated in a loss of interest in trying to escape the present moment into […]

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 The Kiloby Center for Recovery sends the following letter to your insurance company upon admission into our program.  The letter outlines the Center’s unique approach and requests your insurance company to adequately cover your treatment.  The letter also outlines the need for all clients to participate fully in the Center’s aftercare program.    Dear Insurer: […]

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What is true Recovery from Addiction? This is one of the most important questions a person with a history of addiction can ask him- or herself:  What is true recovery?  The DSM and other well-respected manuals, literature and research tell us what the diagnoses of addiction look like.  And many have sought to capture what […]

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The Unfindable Inquiry: One Simple Tool to Overcome Feelings of Unworthiness and Find Inner Peace by Scott Kiloby No matter what it is you struggle with—anxiety, depression, relationships, trauma, addiction—it’s likely that painful self-judgments, and the belief that you’re separate from the world around you, are at the root of your suffering. With The Unfindable […]

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  Does recovery depend a lot on the family? As Scott Kiloby says, “Treating addiction is truly a family affair.”  Research shows that the chances for long term success in recovery depend a lot on whether the family of the person who is addicted obtains the necessary treatment to begin healing the wounds created within the […]

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Partnership between MyLife Recovery Centers and the Kiloby Center for Recovery RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Addiction treatment success rates are notoriously low: averaging only 10 percent nationwide. However, that’s changing thanks to radical new approaches like the new partnership between MyLife Recovery Centers and the Kiloby Center for Recovery in Rancho […]

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    Dealing with Boredom in Addiction Recovery Recently, I posted an article stating that addiction and its related-behaviors such as denial, rationalization and minimization are connected, at their core, to fear.  I received a few emails of criticism that stated that addiction is really about desire.  I stand by the statements I made in […]

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