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Bindabat – The Real Meaning Behind the Thai Buddhist Alms Round

Bhikkhu is the title for a fully-ordained monk in the Theravada Buddhist tradition, and can be translated as ‘one who lives on alms’. The idea is that by getting support from lay people, the monks will not need to work. They can then focus all of their attention on their spiritual practices in pursuit of enlightenment.

Bindabat – The Real Meaning Behind the Thai Buddhist Alms Round2020-10-02T09:25:18+07:00

Online Therapeutic Approaches

The process of how inperson therapy works developed over many years, with many contributions from a multitude of areas and certainly didn’t arrive preformed and ready for use. Online therapy is simply following in the traditions of these other therapeutic developments.

Online Therapeutic Approaches2020-09-25T07:18:47+07:00

How Online Addiction Counselling Can Help a Family Member

What do you say to a family member or friend who is struggling with a drug problem? How do you persuade a loved one that his or her drinking has gotten out of hand? The sad reality is that this kind of conversation tends to end in frustration, and it can easily turn confrontational.

How Online Addiction Counselling Can Help a Family Member2020-09-19T10:00:17+07:00

How to Forgive Yourself and Others in Recovery

Forgiving isn’t about saying that the behaviour was ok, or accepting excuses for the way people may have treated us and then letting them do it again and again. By forgiving those who have hurt us the first thing that happens is we no longer need to carry that hurt within ourselves.

How to Forgive Yourself and Others in Recovery2020-09-15T05:44:47+07:00

Online Rehab Help And  Why it Makes Sense for Addiction Services To Be Online 

When it comes to addiction treatment, nothing beats a residential rehab program, but a carefully designed online program can work for a client who is highly motivated. When residential treatment is combined with an online element (like we have here at Hope) , it can greatly increase the likelihood of success.

Online Rehab Help And  Why it Makes Sense for Addiction Services To Be Online 2020-09-12T10:09:26+07:00