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The Truth Behind Addiction

Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
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With Katie's help, investigate the thinking that fuels addictive behavior. This is a groundbreaking program for addicts and their families, and anyone interested in a life of greater freedom.
©2003 Byron Katie International, Inc (P)2003 Byron Katie International, Inc

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"Where did Byron Katie come from? She's the real McCoy. Her Work is amazingly effective - a simple, straightforward antidote to the suffering we unnecessarily create for ourselves." (David Chadwick, author of Crooked Cucumber: The Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki)

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  • Dios Jesus
  • 07-01-2019

Not On Addiction Itself

These are inquiries with people who know someone who is addicted. Only one inquiry is with an actual addict, but a lot of the work doesn't touch on the actual problem of dependency. I wanted to hear the work being done on the act of using itself.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-04-2014

This is the truth about addiction

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In my experience as a therapist and inquirer, this IS the truth behind addiction. Addiction is an attempt to cover up pain, and pain is caused by our beliefs about the world...ESPECIALLY our relationships. How do you react when you believe the thought "this isn't the truth about addiction?" Inquire.

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  • Magdalena Godlewska
  • 03-05-2019

Family issues

A beautiful journey of a parent and a child, building a closer relationship. I really liked listening to it

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  • Elizabeth rydall
  • 10-12-2017

Hit It Hard On Addiction

Katie offers ways to be at peace which may put many worriers at peace. It is difficult to practice but I have found it transformational.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 31-07-2017

a sparkling gem that everyone can treasure

most people are addicted to something or someone...this book shares valuable insight on addiction and thinking outside the box to free us from addictions chains

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  • George
  • 17-06-2013

Not the Truth

Would you try another book from Byron Katie Mitchell and/or the narrator?

Yes. I like Katie's work. This recording is compelling, but it is not the TRUTH behind addiction.

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

Katie's work is very interesting, and I'm sure she has the ability to help people with addiction through her methods. This recording however, does not address addiction.

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  • Makeda McFarlane
  • 06-08-2019

Outstanding !!!!

I Loved the way this highlighted the way we can haibituaally choose ways that are dependent on another person without realising this is what we are doing or being.
Quite an eye opening experience.

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  • Mervyn
  • 31-01-2018

Awesome!

A masterpiece in the Art of Self Discovery! Katie has us look deep within in order to really get a grip on the chaos that lies at the heart of who we perceive our Self to be!