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Dr. Carol Clark, author of Addict America: The Lost Connection
(Dr. Carol Clark)
Addict America: The Lost Connection helps readers become familiar with the concept of addiction as something in and of itself, regardless of the drug or behavior of choice. It is excessive stimulation that affects the brain, resulting in a chemical need for more of everything, such as drugs, alcohol, gambling, sex, technology, food, and stress, which results in a state of addiction. This ultimately leads to disconnection and lack of intimacy in all relationships.
An awareness of this process allows us to make a conscious decision to be more present and authentic, in order to find enjoyment in our daily lives. The simple daily exercises in the book will help us experience true intimacy and Connection in our relationships.
Joey Pinkney: Where did you get the inspiration to write Addict America: The Lost Connection?
Dr. Carol Clark: My personal journey as the daughter of an alcoholic and then my professional experience as a counselor has provided the Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Dr. Carol Clark, author of Addict America: The Lost Connection