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Title:
Recovery 2.0 : move beyond addiction and upgrade your life
Author:
Rosen, Tommy, 1967-
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Publication Information:
Carlsbad : Hay House, Inc., 2014.
Physical Description:
xix, 299 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
"Through more than 20 years of recovery from addiction, noted yoga teacher Tommy Rosen learned a lot about what works and what doesn't work in recovery. From his explorations on the yoga mat and in 12-Step rooms, he found a path to sustainable recovery that includes mind-body practices, a profound look at diet, and a more holistic and inclusive perspective on the 12 Steps. This led him to realize that recovery happens in stages, and that by utilizing the best practices of the 12 Steps in combination with yoga and meditation, he could achieve lasting freedom from addiction. In Recovery 2.0, Tommy shares his own past struggles with addiction and the powerful insights that helped him to identify and break free from the obstacles that stand in the way of recovery. Building off the key tenets of the 12-Step program, he lays out an innovative approach where deeper levels of detoxification and transformation allow you to uproot addiction and thrive. In these pages, you'll find: A new way of looking at addiction as a vibratory frequency that has roots in family history and one's "Addiction Story, " which helps to destigmatize addiction and remove associated guilt and shame. Fresh perspectives on how to get the most out of the 12-Step teachings and community, while avoiding pitfalls. Daily practices in breathing, meditation, and yoga that will give you access to the extraordinary power within you. A pathway to a newer, healthier relationship with food designed to boost immunity, increase vitality, support recovery, and prevent relapse. Inspiration to help you discover your personal mission and be of service to others. The point is not to survive addiction. The point is to thrive in recovery and live a life second to none"--
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781401944483
Format :
Book

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Through more than 20 years of recovery from addiction, noted yoga teacher Tommy Rosen learned a lot about what works and what doesn't work in recovery. From his explorations on the yoga mat and in 12-Step rooms, he found a path to sustainable recovery that includes mind-body practices, a profound look at diet, and a more holistic and inclusive perspective on the 12 Steps. This led him to realize that recovery happens in stages, and that by utilizing the best practices of the 12 Stepsin combination with yoga and meditation, he could achieve lasting freedom from addiction.
In Recovery 2.0, Tommy shares his own past struggles with addiction and the powerful insights that helped him to identify and break free from the obstacles that stand in the way of recovery. Building off the key tenets of the 12-Step program, he lays out an innovative approach where deeper levels of detoxification and transformation allow you to uproot addiction and thrive. In these pages, you'll find:
A new way of looking at addiction as a vibratory frequency that has roots in family history and one's "Addiction Story," which helps to destigmatize addiction and remove associated guilt and shame. Fresh perspectives on how to get the most out of the 12-Step teachings and community, while avoiding pitfalls. Daily practices in breathing, meditation, and yoga that will give you access to the extraordinary power within you. A pathway to a newer, healthier relationship with food designed to boost immunity, increase vitality, support recovery, and prevent relapse. Inspiration to help you discover your personal mission and be of service to others. The point is not to survive addiction. The point is to thrive in recovery and live a life second to none.


Author Notes

Tommy Rosen is the founder and host of the Recovery 2.0: Beyond Addiction Online Conference Series. One of the pioneers in the burgeoning field of yoga and recovery, he holds advanced certifications in both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga and has 23 years of recovery from acute drug addiction. Website: www.tommyrosen.com.


Table of Contents

Gabor Maté
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Introductionp. xv
Part I A New Understanding of Addiction and Its Origins
Chapter 1 Addictions and Aggravationsp. 3
Chapter 2 The Roots of Addictionp. 11
Chapter 3 Perpetuating Addictionp. 27
Chapter 4 "Formative" Yearsp. 37
Chapter 5 The Progressionp. 57
Part II Recovery 1.0: Exploring the 12 Steps
Chapter 6 The Beginning of the Path of Recoveryp. 71
Chapter 7 What You Really Need to Know about the 12 Stepsp. 85
Chapter 8 Unlocking the 12 Stepsp. 103
Chapter 9 Staying the Course in Early Recoveryp. 135
Part III The Birth of Recovery 2.0
Chapter 10 Addiction by Any Other Namep. 147
Chapter 11 Hitting Bottom in Recoveryp. 157
Chapter 12 Letting Go of My Dis-easep. 171
Part IV Recovery 2.0: The Path to Wholeness
Chapter 13 The Incredible Upgradep. 189
Chapter 14 Recovering Your Identity and Living Your Truthp. 197
Chapter 15 The Yamas and the Niyamasp. 205
Chapter 16 Practicing Yogap. 221
Chapter 17 Meditationp. 233
Chapter 18 The Role of Food in Recovery from Addictionp. 243
Chapter 19 Discovering Your Mission and Living in Servicep. 259
Conclusionp. 269
Appendix A Three Game-Changing Breath Exercisesp. 273
Appendix B Kundalini Yoga Sets and Meditationsp. 279
Appendix C Building Your Own Spiritual Practice (Sadhana)p. 283
Appendix D Important Resources for Your Life and Recoveryp. 287
Endnotesp. 297
About the Authorp. 299

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