Posts Tagged ‘emotions’

Adult Children of Alcoholics (part 2)

Because she is only a child, she does not realize how inappropriate, dysfunctional, and wounding her mother’s behavior is. She has no mature pre-frontal cortex nor any cognitive framework to create such insight and realizations; she has no frame of refernce other than her own alcoholic mother.

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Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (part 2)

The second phase of AMI’s mindfulness based cognitive psychotherapy is the development of mental clarity and healthy behavior. Aristotle once said, “Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way… you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.”

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