Step 10: Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.
Current models of recovery emphasize a holistic approach to treatment in an effort to address all aspects of the disease of addiction which include the physical; the mental/emotional; and the spiritual components. Treatment methods geared at promoting abstinence through cognitive/behavioral therapies are widely accepted as necessary and effective in recovery. On the other hand, treatment approaches which also incorporate spiritual growth and development give rise to much controversy and confusion.
Lao Tzu (“Old Master”) was a mystic philosopher of ancient China, believed to have lived in the 6th century BCE. He is best known as the author of the Tao Te Ching which was his only work.