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Using the Mindfulness app has helped him to maintain his sobriety, bring him back to himself, and stay connected to his wife.

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This is a place where we are sharing real-life experiences from community members — both as a way to help you feel connected to people all around the world who are on the mindfulness journey with you, and also so you can see how regular, simple mindfulness practices are helping people deal with challenges, increase happiness, and improve their everyday wellbeing.

We’d love to introduce you to Dan. Dan wrote to us from the United States to share how using the Mindfulness app has helped him to maintain his sobriety, bring him back to himself, and stay connected to his wife.

Read Dan's full story and find out how mindfulness has kept him on the path of connection and appreciation each day:

Journey out of addiction

For most of my adult life, I was a victim of addiction. When I got sick and tired of being sick and tired, I chose sobriety. But I knew I also needed help staying focused.

Mindfulness meditation came into play because it not only sharpened my awareness but also helped me stay present in each moment. I was able to be calm, attentive, and compassionate towards myself and others. It has been a blessing in my life.

My wife and I chose a different intention every month, like gratitude, balance, compassion, etc. Through this regular practice, I have found the person I truly am.

Incorporating mindfulness into my daily life has pulled me out of the hole of despair, and I am forever grateful.

Sharing the gift with others

My wife and I have been facilitating a mindfulness group for about 10 years now.

We use our daily practice to keep our lives balanced and present. And I know through experience that if I am aware and present, then I will be able to be of service to others.

The advice I would give to someone starting out with mindfulness is:

I often think of this quotation from Wayne Dyer: If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

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Inside the app, you’ll find a wide variety of resources, from courses to meditations to mini-practices, that can help ease anxiety, improve focus, and create routines for mental and emotional wellbeing.

Mindfulness is a powerful companion practice for those on the recovery journey. It strengthens your capacity while building a genuine habit of transformative self-compassion

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