If you have been suffering from a drug or alcohol addiction, chances are, some form of mental health concern such as depression or anxiety helps fuel your condition. Unresolved issues and even daily life takes a toll on our minds as well as our body.
If you have found yourself turning to drugs and alcohol as a way to tune out the stressors of daily life, it is time to take a new approach. Mindfulness meditation provides many benefits on your mental health including helping you to overcome your addictions and live a peaceful and sober life.
Benefits Of Mindfulness Meditation
Improved Thought Processes
Throughout your daily life, you face the need to make decisions. These decisions can be simple such as what to make for dinner or difficult such as the best solution for a problem at work or with the kids. If you are distracted by outside stress, you may find yourself making careless choices that can affect those around you. Meditation will give you the power to relax and focus on the problem at hand and find the proper solution.
Reduce Anxiety And Depression Symptoms
Anxiety is caused in two different ways. The first way is when physical and mental stress causes you to be anxious. The second is your mind created the anxiety by focusing on specific worries and concerns. Regardless of the type of anxiety you have, mindfulness meditation can reduce the symptoms. During our meditation therapy, you will find the root causes of your anxiety and as you reach the height of relaxation, you will be able to release those stresses from your body.
Focus On The Present
Many people who suffer from mental health conditions are focused on the regrets and hurts of the past or worried about the future. While you know you cannot fix the past or prevent the “what ifs” of the future (which usually don’t even happen anyway), you may still find yourself focused on these events.
Meditation allows you to release the past and the future while focusing only on the present and any current challenges. This will help prevent future anxiety.
Holistic Therapies Customized For You!
If you have found yourself turning to drugs or alcohol to deal with the stresses of your life, there is an alternative. At Avalon Malibu, we focus on customized cognitive behavioral therapies and relaxation techniques including meditation therapy treatment to help our patients overcome their addictions. Once you have completed the recovery program, you can continue to practice meditation anytime and anywhere for continued renewal!
Call Us Now To Learn More And Start Your Path To Healing And Recovery!