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Addiction, “Brain Lock” Plus One

Addiction and compulsion, whether to substances or behaviors, can feel like an insurmountable challenge. However, Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz’s “Brain Lock” method offers a practical and effective approach to overcoming these struggles, provided there is support and consistent effort. This cognitive-behavioral therapy technique, originally developed for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), is also valuable for addressing addictive …

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Trauma May Be Hurting Your Health More Than You Know

“It all starts with waking up… to what our bodies are expressing and our minds are suppressing” Last fall I was driving home from a retreat in Northern Georgia and happened upon an interview between Tim Ferris and Gabor Maté (transcript, who, with his son as co-author, had just published The Myth of Normal, …