Buddhism and the Twelve Steps: A Recovery Workbook

author:
Kevin Griffin

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5
On September 25, 2014
Last modified:September 28, 2014

Summary:

Great for anyone looking to combine the 12 Steps with the mindfulness teachings of Buddhism.

Buddhism and the Twelve Steps: A Recovery Workbook for Individuals and Groups combines the 12 steps of AA/NA with the mindfulness teachings of Buddhism.

The workbook includes mindfulness exercises and meditations that can be used individually or as a group. The book is an excellent resource for anyone learning and incorporating mindfulness meditation as part of their recovery.

Mindfulness and mindfulness meditation, as used in Buddhist teachings and study among others, has been shown to be effective in learning to stay “in the moment” which can be a critical part of anyone’s recovery process. (For more on the subject, check out the Wikipedia page on mindfulness.)