Ask any addict of any description about the cravings.
The most regularly reported symptoms that surely sustain addictions are the cravings.
Recent neuroscience has clearly shown that various experience patterns change brain chemistry, thereby setting up a vicious cycle of life changing mood swings.
Trauma threats to sexual safety, noises of rage or anger, oppressive control, allowances that border on neglect, and the like can lead to a vicious cycle of which it is difficult to escape.
“Swearing off with or without a solemn oath” is a quote from the Big Book of AA.
Commitment to behavioral changes and self-control is so too often followed by the disappointment of once again ‘breaking promises that you’ve made to yourself.
The repetition of self-defeating actions done against your own will, create a compound resulting in a negative impact on the production of mood stabilizing chemicals in the brain.
The destructive patterns set up by a real or perceived traumatic past bring
about lifestyles that continue to often one’s psyche.
Feeling of failure
Questioning the impeccability of your word
breaches in integrity
Emotional pains spawn mental, physical, and spiritual suffering.
All be it subtle and easily swept aside as “just the way I am.”
financial fears or terrors
Broken important relationships
landmarks on the scale
Your body and your body of affairs keep score while telling the tale.
Let us only ask why for long enough to come out of denial about the severity of the malities.
The spiritual solutions that many believe to be the most comforting are based on revealing a clear picture of the ‘root of the matter’ that must be restored to perfection. Understanding and accepting what is happening
Understanding and accepting what is happening in the effort to forge on in self-love.
Learning to accept and embrace our entire life experiences
Meditation heals brain chemistry.