Countless individuals and couples for that matter battle an issue that many find too embarrassing to discuss. As a result, the problem can fester and even ultimately cause major rifts in relationships with significant others, family members, friends and more. Sex addiction is a problem that occurs more often than one might think, leading to long-term consequences for those suffering from it.
For anyone dealing with an addiction, it is no easy feat to break the habit. Whether it is a serious addiction like drugs or alcohol or a smaller-scale addiction, like an addiction to a TV show, breaking an addiction and abstaining from it permanently is incredibly difficult.
Mindfulness is something we may associate with sitting meditation practice. Even if you do meditate, chances are that you spend most of your day off the cushion and engaging with the world around you. If you’re not one for meditation, that’s perfectly alright. Whether or not you can find a meditation group near you, you can practice building awareness in your everyday life.
Drug abuse drastically changes the brain for the worse. Addiction hijacks pleasure centers, creates ingrained behavioral patterns, and kills brain cells. The good news is you can restore the brain after addiction.