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Awakening to Mindfulness
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Patricia welcomes Richard Fields, Ph.D., author of Awakening to Mindfulness: 10 Steps for Positive Change and founder/director of FACES, a leader in the delivery of mental health and alcohol/drug recovery conferences and home study programs.

Dr. Fields will discuss the ten mindful steps facing the challenges of life and achieving resiliency, balance, and strength. They include mantras, mindful activities, journaling suggestions, and a meditation.
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Richard Fields : an Introduction
Patricia previews her interview with Dr. Richard Fields, and talks about his book Awakening to Mindfulness: 10 Steps for Positive Change.
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Richard Fields - Part One
Richard Field discusses what his book is all about, and talks about how you can use mindfulness to get through the holidays and the current economic crisis. Plus the common themes that run through all addictions, and what is Right Speech?
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Richard Field - Part Two
Richard discusses the origins of HALTS and how he applies it to his work. He also discusses loneliness and how it makes us more prone to relapse.
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Richard Field - Part Two
Richard talks about how you can use meditation to achieve mindfulness, and also shares some meditation techniques.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Richard Fields
Richard Fields, Ph.D., (Bellevue, WA) is the founder/director of FACES, a leader in the delivery of mental health and alcohol/drug recovery conferences and home study programs. Dr. Fields brings an expertise to FACES based on his over twenty-five years of experience in conference development and private counseling. Formerly the assistant director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse's Western Regional Training Center, he has conducted training throughout the Western United States. As a consultant, Dr. Fields has worked to develop a number of University and College programs, creating educational classes, workshops and conferences (UCLA Extension, Dept. of Allied Health and Medicine, University of Washington, School of Social Work Extension, Seattle University, Edmonds Community College, University of California, Irvine, Riverside, Santa Cruz and others). Dr. Fields is the author of Drugs in Perspective, 5th edition, (McGraw Hill, 2003). This college textbook is standard in most alcohol/drug studies programs

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