Creating Human Centered Organisations

The Kindness Habit
by Barbara Mariposa on June 24, 2016

“The Kindness Habit: transforming our relationship to addictive behaviours” is out now on Amazon. The book is a warm, compassionate and open dialogue between Christopher Dines, Dr Barbara Mariposa and an anonymous fellow traveller on the road to recovery.

The authors share their experience of letting go of “false friends” (addictive behaviours) and their understanding of the healing process as it applies to all of us. This space of acceptance, kindness and authenticity makes it possible for  their new-found friend to start speaking from the heart about their own situation, thereby catalysing their own healing  journey.

As so many people experience shame, self-blame, and secrecy around their and others’ addictions, the book is written with the intention to make it safer for all of us in psychological pain to speak  up and seek help. Rather than finding fault  with and blaming the individual, the book aims to put addictions in the wider context of the human condition.

Mental illness is at an all-time high, and addictive behaviours are but one manifestation of deeper unrest within societies. The authors invite readers far and wide, whether touched by addictions personally or not,  to engage in the conversation and find their truth, and hopefully some refuge.

Here’s the link to buy the book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=the+kindness+habit

If you buy the book before July 7th, you can get a 25% discount by entering the discount code: 8OTUVYUW

Many thanks!

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