People in recovery can be lulled into accepting that they are doing well enough to get by, especially once the chaos and drama of active addiction is arrested. However, with advances in neuroscience, addiction experts now know how critical long-term efforts are in achieving sobriety. "Recovery Zone, Volume 2," guides readers past the tasks addressed in "Facing the Shadow" and "Recovery Zone, Volume I." Readers turn to the tasks that insure that they lead a balanced life. These issues include financial responsibility, meaningful work, lifestyle balance, and spirituality.Dr. Patrick Carnes' thirty-task treatment model is the gold standard for helping people understand how trauma, family genetics, and brain chemistry influence the development of addiction. This volume guides readers to long-term recovery.Patrick Carnes, PhD, is a nationally known speaker on addiction and recovery issues. He is author of "Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction "(1992), "Contrary to Love: Helping the Sexual Addict "(1989), "The Betrayal Bond: Breaking Free of Exploitive Relationships" (1997), "Open Hearts "(1999), "Facing the Shadow "(2001), "In the Shadows of the Net "(2001), and "Clinical Management of Sex Addiction" (2002).