‘Good Vibes Only’: How Does Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Work?


Addiction drives people to make regrettable decisions that affect themselves and those around them. Such choices can result in damaged relationships, the loss of a job, and even legal trouble. Landing in these positions often leads people who suffer from a substance use disorder (SUD) to place a lot of blame, shame, and judgment on themselves. However, focusing on these emotions will only inhibit your recovery, as they prevent you from forgiving yourself and rebuilding your confidence. Many of you probably know the story of actor Robert Downey Jr. As a rising star in the 1980s, he won over the hearts [...]