Top Bach Flower Picks For Addiction

What are the best Bach Flower remedies for addiction?bach

Agrimony: this flower essence is for emotional honesty; it treats the painful emotions that are often the root of addiction.

Cherry Plum: is for when you feel you are at a breaking point, experiencing great suffering and are about to lose control. You may also find you’re trying desperately to control feelings. Cherry plum is a light-filled essence that promotes growth and calmness while dealing with inner turmoil.

Chestnut Bud: this flower essence is for learning from mistakes. Addiction is a repeated pattern, this essence helps to break the pattern by strengthening the mind to make a new choice.

Crab Apple: this flower essence is for Obsessive/Compulsive behavior and the feelings of shame and/or uncleanliness that can accompany addiction.

Honeysuckle: this flower essence supports living in the present. It supports us to leave the past behind and focus our emotional energy in the present. This flower essence gets you out of addictive patterning that is tied to the past. It helps you to accept life as it is.

Pine: this flower essence frees you from guilt and shame that can accompany addiction.

Rock Rose: this flower essence is for intense feelings that accompany the end of an addiction. This essence helps one to stay centered and remain grounded and deal with challenging circumstances.

Sweet Chestnut: this flower essence supports positive hopeful feelings when we feel we are stuck in the dark. Sweet chestnut offers spiritual support in times of struggle.

Walnut: this flower essence is a spell breaker, helping to ‘break the spell of the past.’ Addictive behavior can linger in the the mind and walnut frees the psyche from past limiting influences. This helps you to make a healthy transition and give you the courage to follow your own path in life.

Match the characteristics of the flower to the traits you are trying to address, and voila, you have chosen your remedy. The beauty part about Bach flower remedies is that they are over the counter and cheap, have no side effects or chance that you could over dose, and best of all, you can self prescribe. Work with nature and harmonize with it- again, as in homeopathy, use the laws of ‘similars’ to find holistic cures. Or, if you have the urge to connect with the universe about it and feel adventuresome, try dowsing for the remedy that will most benefit your needs.

For moments of high stress, choose Dr. Bach’s most famous flower essence called Rescue Remedy, one of the world’s most well known natural stress relief remedies. It is combination formula made from five of the essences: Cherry Plum, Clematis, Impatiens, Rock Rose and Star of Bethlehem. To your health…

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Update Schofields

A few months ago I saw an updated documentary on Jani and Bodhi Shofield and their family.  I don’t know why, but I was actually devastated when I found that Michael, the dad, left the family and moved back east.  I guess it was just too much for him, but somehow in my naivety, I thought the bond of their plight would keep husband and wife strong, although you could sense cold undertones in previous documentaries.
Jani has blossomed into a lovely teenager and seems to have stepped in where dad exited, or should I say she stepped up, now helping her mom care for Bodhi, who is inordinately more difficult than Jani ever was, often requiring 2 strong male attendants to hold him back from banging his head or biting himself or other violent behaviors. I’m guessing he spends much time at UCLA psych because he is so hard to handle. It was never spelled out (or else I missed in in the show) but Bodhi appears to be both autistic and schizophrenic, and I do not know what else.
Now the Schofield family has re-grouped, sans the father, and seems to be going strong. My offer to help them with Sai Sanjeevini prayer patterns, Bach flower remedies, other metaphysical healing techniques still stands, and finding a good astrologer who does clearings, is still good.  Please reach out to me Mrs. Schofield…schofields1

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You Can Beat The Holiday Blues

I can’t help but touch upon the holidays again because we still have a week before the winter holidays begin. Much sadness and mixed feelings can overwhelm and derail even the stablest of us during these times. There is an expectation of joy and love as the holidays are supposed to be time spent happily celebrating with family- they mark the passage of time in our lives. But some of us just aren’t feeling it- for some of us it is a time of loneliness, anxiety, and self reflection.

holiday-blues1There are many reasons why the holidays can come to represent pain, grief, regret, and loneliness, or just plain mixed emotions, to say the least. Regardless of the scenario, the end result is experiencing the emotions I just mentioned. The concern is getting stuck lamenting- a not good place to get stuck.

Can we be generic when we talk about how to deal with a variety of disturbing emotions under these circumstances? Yes, somewhat, and here is your toolbox…this goes for addicts and normies alike;

Fix yourself up- doing your hair and make-up and putting on a pretty outfit can actually give you a lift (or guys, shower and put on some nice clothes). I can tell you from personal experience, this is an essential ‘first’ to lifting yourself up out of a funk.

Homeopathic Ignatia amara- this is the classic grief remedy covering shock, depression, and sadness. Other remedies on the table may include Apis mellifera for rage and bottled up emotions, Gelsemium sempervirens for sensitivity and tearfulness, Natrum muriaticum for intense sorrow, and Aurum metallicum for the feeling of hopelessness and suicide.

Bach Flower remedies- We have to applaud the genus of Dr Bach, who made remedies from the dew taken off flowers, matching natures attributes to those of human beings (and animals too). They deal almost exclusively with emotions. Gentle and deep acting, try Willow for bitterness and difficulty accepting injustices, White Chestnut for over-active and exhausting mental chatter, or Gorse for hopelessness.

St. John’s Wort and Ginkgo Biloba- these are considered natural depression medications. St John’s wort is very effective for depression, particularly for mild to moderate symptoms without the side effects often associated with drugs. Ginkgo Biloba improves neurotransmitter production in the brain and helps bring oxygen-rich blood to the brain to improve functioning and also may help fight feelings of despair.

Eat right- avoid processed foods and eat high in omega3 oils.

Reach out and call a family member- perhaps one you have been feuding with or one you may have neglected. Put your pride aside and be humble.

Give of yourself – one way is to volunteer serving those less fortunate than you- giving is one of the best ways to get off the pity train and ‘loose yourself’, and the rewards are immeasurable.

If you are a recovering addict suffering lows during the holidays, attend a meeting for strength and fellowship, keep busy and well fed, and choose from the following remedies- Lac humanum for feelings of isolation, estrangement, and detachedness, and we can look at homeopathic Tobacium or Aurum metallicum, both for cravings of all kinds. Or Agrimony, the Bach Flower remedy of choice for people who put on a brave face to hide their inner struggles, even from themselves, and most often given to those who suffer addiction.

Sai Sanjeevini is a prayer based system of healing which offers a pattern for addiction, amongst hundreds of other patterns for any malady or condition you could thing of. If you are not familiar with this healing system, think outside the box and go to saisanjeevini.org. Try making the addiction remedy right at home, and see what happens.

Pray, chant, or meditate- whatever suits your beliefs  Him1

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Your Questions, My Answers

Finding the answers to your search term questions, keeps me on my ‘A’ game.  Here is some great information about every manor of thing under the sun…

pendulum1 How to use a homeopathy list when dowsing– You can use any remedy list you like, provided the remedies are numbered. I use Ruggerio’s list of 151 remedies. You also need a numerical dowsing chart (Ruggerio has one too) so that your pendulum can select the correct number of the remedy. After asking, and determining that you may dowse, ask your question.  If you are trying to help your husband’s acid reflux after an evening out eating and drinking, you may say “Show me the number of the remedy that will most benefit Joe’s acid reflux.” Allow your pendulum to search.  When it has settled upon a number, verify with another question- “Is that remedy #100?” If yes, I proceed to look up the remedy from the list, but if not,  question until you are satisfied that you have the correct number. Ok so you have asked your pendulum to show you the number- it showed you #100 and you confirmed #100.  Now check the remedy list. #100 is Nux Vomica.  Read about the remedy and see how well your pendulum did.  Off the bat, I would say that Nux is an excellent pick for a bloated stomach after a big meal!

What are the planetary  day characteristics?  Here they are…

Day
Planetary Ruler Attributes
Monday Moon Feminine, changes, emotions, secrets, dealing with women.
Tuesday Mars Enthusiasm, energy, passion, protection, competition, anything requiring aggression or determination.
Wednesday Mercury Law, education, travel, thinking, communications, dealing with siblings, medical.
Thursday Jupiter Increase (be careful what you ask for, you will get it in LARGE measure!) good luck, gambling, speculation, merciful, long distance travel.
Friday Venus Love, luxury, beauty, decorating, shopping for romantic or creative things, pleasure.
Saturday Saturn Long term stuff, career, institutions (such as prisons, hospitals marriage), investments, lords of Karma, good day for a reversal spell.
Sunday Sun Wishes, success, happiness, all-purpose, no secretive work on Sunday.

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Cancerian man shrewd– In terms of the Cancer male, he is softhearted (under that tough shell) and loyal.  Making people feel good about themselves is one of the Cancer’s greatest gifts, but on the flip side, the contradictory nature of Cancer gives their temperament wild mood swings and possible temper tantrums. They are easily offended and will sulk when they get hurt, yet they have a deep psyche and intuitive mind- and they can be extremely unpredictable. Cancer is also shrewd and cautious and I know my Cancer man is one of many mysteries.

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Is keeping secrets unhealthy– It is for teens, and if it is for teens, then it just is. New research says that teens who keep secrets from friends and family members are more depressed, more lonely, have more headaches and are less confident than teens who don’t keep secrets. Teens who keep their lips zipped are also more likely to be involved in rule-breaking behaviors and have poor relationships with others. We now know that sharing secrets is an important skill in creating and maintaining close personal relationships.

decWhere do I put the witness when broadcasting a remedy in radiesthesia-  I am presuming you are trying to send a remedy to someone, using an amplifying chart or a decagon. I usually put the sample on top of the remedy, and put it in the center of the decagon, or you could use Ruggero’s radiesthesic radionic circuit #5, amplifier. Either way it is best to dowse to select the remedy, dose, amount of time to broadcast, and the best time of day to do so.  This will greatly improve your success.

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Bach flower essences for sobriety– Agrimony has long been known as the chestnut budBach flower remedy for the addict.  Here is a description of the Agrimony patient; Put on a cheerful face to hide problems; if you have mental worry or torture; attempt to forget mental torture through drugs and alcohol. Anxiety and mental torment hidden behind a cheerful face. Superficially carefree, concealing deep mental torture. Jovial, make light of own troubles. Uncomplaining. Seeks stimulation to escape problems. Restless. Worries about future. Over-sensitive to others because of their excessive desire for peace. I also like Chestnut Bud selected by my pendulum for my daughter, which looks like: Fail to learn from experience, repeating the same mistakes; are impatient to move ahead. Repeats the same mistakes again and again. Slow to learn life’s lessons. Lack of the observation of life. Failure to improve on previous experiences.

scohJani and Bodhi Schofield– Still, these are the 2 most popular subjects that my readers ask about.  How are Jani and Bodhi? Is Bodhi schizophrenic? I haven’t heard any updates to that effect. Here is an older family portrait.  As far as I know, the parents are still together raising their well known special needs kids.

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Adopting From The Shelter

Nothing is more fun than bringing home a new dog- especially one rescued from the shelter. We xenafelt the time was right to add one more to our pack, so we took the plunge, and found Xena.

Sadly, the shelters are clueless about homeopathy, Sai Sanjeevini, paper doctor, or really any natural remedies to help dogs both physically or emotionally- especially traumatized shelter dogs. They are all about bark collars and vaccinations and such. I found 2 very receptive and eager-to-learn kennel techs, who were fascinated by some of our healing stories and perhaps will pave the way for trying Rescue Remedy and Aconite on traumatized dogs.

Let me pass on a few tips for making your adoption successful. All of these tips can be used at shelters and animal rescue facilities alike;

  • Trust first, obedience second. Getting your dog to trust you and come to you is often difficult at first. Carry training treats on you, and reward your pup each time he comes. Within a short period of time the dog will come to you even when you don’t call! After trust is established, and the dog is acclimated, you may begin basic obedience training- a must for all good people/doggie relationships.
  • Frequent pottie trips- Take pup outside to the bathroom every 2 hours, regardless if the dog is pottie trained. You may taper down as the dog shows to be reliable and settling in to the household routines.
  • Establish a bed or den- Every dog likes to have his own spot. Dogs like a small, tight, den-like area, and a corner wall will work.
  • Daily walk- The walk is such a cure all. It reduces chewing, barking, and anxiety, and makes your dog more relaxed throughout the day, and is a pack bonding experience.
  • Play with your dog before starting a training session. Throw the ball or frizby about 30 times!! I have had several high energy dogs, and it was once recommended to me that we tire Libby out before attending obedience class, and she will behave calmer and be more attentive. It was very good advise.
  • As mentioned earlier, both Rescue Remedy (Bach flower) and Aconite (homeopathic) can turn a frightened animal into a calm one. Every shelter worker should carry some on them, especially for transporting strays and such.
  • Sai Sanjeevini healing cards- this amazing complete healing system addresses animal conditions such as beak and feather disease, mange, fleas and ticks, not to mention every emotional condition a dog could have. Charge up their water, and let the healing begin. Good for at home or the shelters, alike.

sick dogDoggie sick, and you don’t know what do give him?  Trust your higher self and dowse for the remedy that will most benefit your pet. Then read to see if your dog’s symptoms match up to the remedy.  You might be very surprised.surprised

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When you want to know what works…

These are some answers to the many questions and search phrases I get everyday….

tinctureKidney stone tincture- here is the recipe for the best one I know. Take a glass fill it with half water and half apple juice. Add about 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar, and 14 drops each hydrangea root tincture, and Stone Breaker, which is Chanca Piedra compound and also includes hydrangea root. Sip all day.

birth controlThuja “birth control”- I don’t think so. If anyone has learned something to support Thuja preventing pregnancy , please let us know.

pen2Can crystal dowsing improve blood pressure?  The act of dowsing in and of itself does not improve blood pressure, however you may dowse to balance your blood pressure- also to get a reading on weather it’s too high or too low.  For blood pressure, I use Sai Sanjeevini prayer patterns to keep it in check.  There is a combination called ‘blood pressure high’ which I incorporate in my mega combo taken twice daily (I usually charge my morning coffee as well as my water to go, and I’m good for the day).

fujjiFujiwara Dam picture of water- for those of you who do not know, Dr. Emoto used a high power lens to photograph  various frozen water crystals from Fujiwara Dam, marking some of the frozen water with words like ‘love’, producing beautiful crystals, and others with words like ‘mass murderer’ producing equally hideous images.

weekend warriorWho are the people described in the research as heroin  “chippers”?  They are what are considered to be ‘weekend warriors’, in other words, they regulate their use, contrary to popular belief, and follow strict formulas and protocols in order to keep safe and alive, employed, and out of jail.

flu shotFlu shots side effects- do you not listen to me? Per the CDC, one in 10,000 that get the vaccine risk being hospitalized or dying and that doesn’t even cover the lesser chronic side effects like, say, narcolepsy.. There is a reason why over 60% of doctors refuse to get one.

jniJani Schofield brother Bodhi- people ask about these kids more than any other topic or subject. Here is the latest of what I know; Bodhi is autistic, and apparently does not have the verbal skills Jani had at his age and statistically having a sibling with schizophrenia dramatically increases Bodhi’s chances of having it as well. Jani’s mom reports that Jani is on 325 mg of Clozaril, 900 mg of Lithium and 75 mg of Thorazine daily. Someone asked why the parents don’t ‘do her hair’.  Are you kidding me? I don’t know Jani personally, but I would venture to guess she doesn’t like sitting still and having the tangles combed out, and anyhow, she looks great with her wild blond curls which  most appropriately fit the little girl.

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Beating The Holiday Blues

I can’t help but touch upon the holidays again because we still have a week before Thanksgiving and Christmas, and New Years. Much sadness and mixed feelings can overwhelm and derail even the stablest of us during these times. There is an expectation of joy and love as the holidays are supposed to be time spent happily celebrating with family- they mark the passage of time in our lives. But some of us just aren’t feeling it- for some of us it is a time of loneliness, anxiety, and self reflection.

holiday-blues1There are many reasons why the holidays can come to represent pain, grief, regret, and loneliness, or just plain mixed emotions, to say the least. Regardless of the scenario, the end result is experiencing the emotions I just mentioned. The concern is getting stuck lamenting- a not good place to get stuck.

Can we be generic when we talk about how to deal with a variety of disturbing emotions under these circumstances? Yes, somewhat, and here is your toolbox…this goes for addicts and normies alike;

Fix yourself up- doing your hair and make-up and putting on a pretty outfit can actually give you a lift (or guys, shower and put on some nice clothes). I can tell you from personal experience, this is an essential ‘first’ to lifting yourself up out of a funk.

Homeopathic Ignatia amara- this is the classic grief remedy covering shock, depression, and sadness. Other remedies on the table may include Apis mellifera for rage and bottled up emotions, Gelsemium sempervirens for sensitivity and tearfulness, Natrum muriaticum for intense sorrow, and Aurum metallicum for the feeling of hopelessness and suicide.

Bach Flower remedies- We have to applaud the genus of Dr Bach, who made remedies from the dew taken off flowers, matching natures attributes to those of human beings (and animals too). They deal almost exclusively with emotions. Gentle and deep acting, try Willow for bitterness and difficulty accepting injustices, White Chestnut for over-active and exhausting mental chatter, or Gorse for hopelessness.

St. John’s Wort and Ginkgo Biloba- these are considered natural depression medications. St John’s wort is very effective for depression, particularly for mild to moderate symptoms without the side effects often associated with drugs. Ginkgo Biloba improves neurotransmitter production in the brain and helps bring oxygen-rich blood to the brain to improve functioning and also may help fight feelings of despair.

Eat right- avoid processed foods and eat high in omega3 oils.

Reach out and call a family member- perhaps one you have been feuding with or one you may have neglected. Put your pride aside and be humble.

Give of yourself – one way is to volunteer serving those less fortunate than you- giving is one of the best ways to get off the pity train and ‘loose yourself’, and the rewards are immeasurable.

If you are a recovering addict suffering lows during the holidays, attend a meeting for strength and fellowship, keep busy and well fed, and choose from the following remedies- Lac humanum for feelings of isolation, estrangement, and detachedness, and we can look at homeopathic Tobacium or Aurum metallicum, both for cravings of all kinds. Or Agrimony, the Bach Flower remedy of choice for people who put on a brave face to hide their inner struggles, even from themselves, and most often given to those who suffer addiction.

Sai Sanjeevini is a prayer based system of healing which offers a pattern for addiction, amongst hundreds of other patterns for any malady or condition you could thing of. If you are not familiar with this healing system, think outside the box and go to saisanjeevini.org. Try making the addiction remedy right at home, and see what happens.

Read your bible, or take a Kabbalah lesson at the Rav’s site, http://laitman.com/Him1

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An Experiment With Bach Flower Remedies

Because there is no placebo with animals, they are my absolute favorite to use homeopathy, radionics, and all kinds of natural and metaphysical healing on.  They either respond or they don’t- it’s a simple as that.xena

After doing a lot of reading regarding curbing aggressive and over protective dogs as my Xena is ( a rescue dog we have had for about a year), I decided upon an 8 remedy blend of Bach flowers, 4 of which are included in the Bach flower combination called Rescue Remedy. My reading tells me you can combine as many as 9 Bach flowers into 1 combination remedy, and that it may take 4 doses a day over 2-4 weeks, to see the desired result.  Here is what I chose, based on Xena’s current traits, and also to address any past trauma we do not know about;

Rescue Remedy – This is the most famous remedy of all the flower essences. This combines five remedies that are specially suited for trauma and stressful situations. Included in Rescue Remedy are: Cherry Plum, Clematis, Impatiens, Rock Rose and Star of Bethlehem. Recommended for emergencies and extremely demanding or stressful situations. I selected all except Rock Rose for my 8 remedy combination

Aspen – Used for fear of the unknown and for general nervousness and anxiety. Can bring about a sense of security and peace. Recommend for general anxiety, fear aggression, territorial barking, sudden and unexplained agitation. This remedy is often used together with Mimulus.
Mimulus – Used for fear of known things like pain, people, other dogs, objects, etc. Used along with Aspen since it is difficult to determine exactly what a dog fears. It helps them face their fears with confidence. Recommended for general anxiety, fear aggression, resource guarding, territorial barking and sometimes marking.

I also selected Vertain,  for extreme enthusiasm and those dogs that are constantly active. These dogs are often restless and unable to relax. They will often push themselves beyond their limits. It will bring about a sense of calm and an ability to relax. Recommended for hyperactivity, sudden hyperactivity or anger/aggression. Good for dogs that don’t get enough exercise. Commonly used with Chestnut Bud. Extremely good for herding breeds. and Holly, for aggression in dogs.

Why buy, when you can potentize? I set about making ‘Xena’s Rescue Remedy’. First I write down the name of the remedy in capital letters, using back ink, and white paper. such as “BACH FLOWER REMEDY HOLLY”.  Then you dip the paper into salt want (salt is a crystal vibrating energy) let dry, and place on a decagon.  Then I put a glass of water (using a crystal flat bottom glass- again, crystal vibrates energy) on top of the paper and in 2 hours, the water is potentized.

Xena has now had 3 doses  of my combination, and I must say she is very quiet today.  That is not unusual for her though, on days when my husband is away.  She expects him to walk her, not me!

I am excited to see what happens over the next few weeks and will keep you posted.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PTSD-Not Just For Soldiers

We all become conditioned to respond to repetitious acts, such as Pavlov’s dog, who salivated every time he heard the bell ring, weather he was actually fed or not.

ptsdWhen you experience a traumatic event or a series of repetitious acts that conditions you with a negative reaction, we call that PTSD, or post traumatic stress disorder, much like the soldier who gets a panic attack every time he hears a loud pop that sounds remotely like gunfire.

PTSD is a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying ringing phoneevent or events — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Being the mother of a young woman who battled heroin addiction for some years, you can imagine I got a variety of frightening phone calls from my daughter or about my daughter. I attribute the terror I still feel when the phone rings, to be PTSD. When I consider my daughter and the journey she has been on, I wonder what her PTSD is.

It is natural to feel afraid when in danger, and in a ‘well’ person the ‘fight or flight’ response is a healthy reaction meant to protect a person from harm. But with PTSD, this reaction is changed or damaged, and fear and stress might be felt, even when they, or their loved one, is no longer in danger.

Conventional treatments for PTSD include antidepressant drugs like Paxil or Zoloft which come with side effects such as suicidal thoughts (go figure), and talk therapy including cognitive restructuring, exposure therapy, and stress inoculation therapy, but there is no known ‘cure’. According to comprehensive research, the symptoms of PTSD really never go away, because of the profound psychological and physiological reactions we experience during a trauma. Traumatic events can’t be completely undone, (although they can be diminished in the mind). Some of the symptoms of PTSD that are debilitating include flashbacks, frightening thoughts, emotional numbness and depression, sleeping disorders, overwhelming sadness, deep worry, lack of ability to concentrate, and uncontrolled outbursts of tears or anger, and persistent, intrusive, vivid memories or thoughts about the traumatic event or situation ( not to mention a multitude of possible physical aliments as well).

For those of you who prefer a more natural mode, Dr Larry Malerba, writes a compelling article in the Huffington Post about how homeopathy can serve to relinquish the condition of PTSD’s energetic hold on its victim. Fortunately for the veteran who benefited, Dr Malerba was right on with his remedy selection. (Please note that the wrong remedy selection will not achieve the same positive result.)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/larry-malerba/homeopathy-ptsd_b_1649398.html

And in keeping with natural healthcare,  The following Bach flower remedies may also assist in easing some of the PTSD traumas:

Pine- This can help when feeling guilt, especially for things that are not your fault.
Star of Bethlehem- For overcoming trauma
White Chestnut- This helps with intrusive memories.
Willow-For when you have suffered adversity and find it difficult to accept.

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Practicing Harm Reduction

push harm reductionSome people have a misconception of what harm reduction really implies- you see, folks who are systematically practicing harm reduction in regards to drugs or alcohol are not necessarily addicts, nor do they always display addict-like behaviors. Practicing harm reduction requires being better disciplined and higher functioning individuals then your every day addict- they often successfully manage their DOC (drug of choice). They usually hold down jobs and have families, and have learned to follow a template that works, without wreaking havoc on their families, employers, and society as do addicts as we know them.  I  do not advocate pro or con on this issue, but I can say that harm reduction saves lives.

drunkIf an alcoholic usually binges for 5 days at a time, and now he binged for only 3 days, is this harm reduction? NO! If a alcoholic who usually binges for 5 days, plans a drinking schedule to restrict his drinking to only 1 day in every 5 days, marks it down on the calendar and adheres to it, THIS is harm reduction. And I would venture to say if this man can successfully maintain, then he can no longer be considered an alcoholic.

It is little publicized that when it comes to heroin, only 23% of those who use itchipper become addicted. If you feel you are a part of the 23% then perhaps you are not a good candidate for practicing harm reduction, because as I said, it requires the non-addict behaviors of  planning and preparation and thought before action. It’s important you know where you lie in the percentiles and be honest with yourself.  The 23% may have no choice but to go the route of absolutely NO heroin. For the other 77%, until you can stop using altogether,  read Over The Influence and The Little Book, and then follow these tips;

  • Never use alone- have some one nearby who can save your life, if necessary
  • Use a low dose- The best way to prevent heroin addiction is to keep your dose low, never increase the dose, and to back off from heroin completely if you find your usual dose is not effective.
  • Choose smoking or snorting over injection- is not quite as instant in effect as smoking or injecting, but it will still take effect very quickly with much lower risk. While all methods of heroin use carry the risk of overdose, it is less likely with smoking because you can stop once you feel high, whereas with injecting, once the drug is in your body, you can’t do anything to reduce the effects or overdose risk
  • Use clean needles- if you must inject, plan ahead and go to the clean needle exchange
  • Never use heroin two days in a row, and never use more to treat heroin withdrawal symptoms.
  • Be an acquirer- never purchase directly for a heroin dealer- get it from a friend who uses, like you. It may be more expensive but it is safer in terms of being arrested.

I do not advocate heroin use- I feel the ultimate harm reduction is not using at all. This is what I suggest to anyone out there fighting addiction and trying to abstain from heroin;

  • Radionics– both Sai Sanjeevin and Paper Doctor have patterns for addiction. You can print these patterns right off the internet for free, and use them.
  • Take the Bach flower remedy called Agrimony– the classic remedy given to addicts.
  • Dowse, or have someone dowse for you, to find the most beneficial homeopathic remedy to assist you in addiction, or seek the advise of a professional homeopath who uses conventional intake and rubrics to prescribe.
  • Find your healing note and color (again by dowsing), or find it through astrologically. After you determine them you can write them down and put the paper in your pocket or in your pillowcase, or with color, try wearing the color or placing flowers of the color in your room.
  • Balance your chakras- this can be done by placing a witness on Ruggerio’s radionic circuit #19 called cosmo-biological reactivation, for rejuvination, vitality and healing.  Or, you can use a pendulum and a chakra dowsing chart.
  • Call your sponsor– use your tools and call your sponsor before you have the slip, not after, genius.
  • Give of yourself– I can’t stress enough how important this is. Focusing on the needs of others is one of the best ways to get off the pity train.pity train

 

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