Freedom from Addiction: The Chopra Center Method for Overcoming Destructive Habits

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Overview

If you've ever wished you could just stop . . .

– drinking – eating – smoking – gambling – shopping (pick one)

For anyone struggling to break the cycle of addiction comes the groundbreaking approach from The Chopra Center, the world-renowned facility that has successfully helped thousands of people change their lives for the better.

Chopra Center cofounder and medical director David Simon, M.D., and ...

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Overview

If you've ever wished you could just stop . . .

– drinking – eating – smoking – gambling – shopping (pick one)

For anyone struggling to break the cycle of addiction comes the groundbreaking approach from The Chopra Center, the world-renowned facility that has successfully helped thousands of people change their lives for the better.

Chopra Center cofounder and medical director David Simon, M.D., and bestselling author and personal-growth expert Deepak Chopra outline their revolutionary approach--one that defies outmoded beliefs about recovery, particularly that people 'are' their addictions or that they are powerless to control them. By integrating the best of Western research with Eastern traditions, Simon and Chopra give anyone the tools to uncover the true cause of their addiction and provide comprehensive steps to end it for good. Readers will discover how to:

- Recognize the purpose their habit serves and how to fill the void

- Identify triggers and avoid relapse

- Deal with disappointments, insecurities, or anger in ways that provide lasting relief, not a temporary high

- Use meditation to counter stress

- Choose foods and supplements that will detoxify the body and curb cravings

By following the path thousands have used to turn their lives around, now anyone can have access to the renowned Chopra Center's program to achieve lasting freedom from addiction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780757305788
  • Publisher: Health Communications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/15/2008
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 240,020
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Deepak Chopra
David Simon, M.D., (San Diego, CA) has been instrumental in forging a new model of health that integrates body, mind, and spirit. As cofounder (with Deepak Chopra) and medical director of the Chopra Center, Dr. Simon is the driving force behind the Center's development, training, and implementation of programs and seminars in mind-body medicine, emotional healing, and spirituality. He directs a comprehensive curriculum that includes on-site seminars and workshops, in addition to a worldwide educational outreach program.
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    1. Also Known As:
      Deepak Chopra M.D.
    2. Hometown:
      La Jolla, California
    1. Date of Birth:
      October 22, 1946
    2. Place of Birth:
      New Delhi, India
    1. Education:
      All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Table of Contents


Introduction     vii
Envisioning Freedom from Your Addiction     1
Expanding the Steps to Freedom     17
The Power of Silence     53
Detoxifying Your Body, Mind, and Soul     73
Feeding Your Body, Nourishing Your Mind     95
Awakening Your Energy     115
Emotional Emancipation     139
Conclusion: Escaping the Prison     155
Surveying the Landscape     161
A Brief History of Addiction     179
Professional Resources     197
Notes     199
Index     203
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