An excerpt from the book The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love – Why We Get Hooked by Judson Brewer
Episode 1215: An Excerpt from The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love – Why We Get Hooked by Judson Brewer
This book provides groundbreaking answers to the most important questions about addiction. Dr. Judson Brewer, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who has studied the science of addictions for twenty years, reveals how we can tap into the very processes that encourage addictive behaviors in order to step out of them. He describes the mechanisms of habit and addiction formation, then explains how the practice of mindfulness can interrupt these habits. Weaving together patient stories, his own experience with mindfulness practice, and current scientific findings from his own lab and others, Dr. Brewer offers a path for moving beyond our cravings, reducing stress, and ultimately living a fuller life. Visit him online at: DrJud.com.
Check out his book on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WSrqtA
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