Category: Alice Vie

Learning to Meditate – Transcendental Meditation, Awareness and Emotional Regulation

Woman in Grass with Daisy in mouth - learning Meditation

A lot of us try to meditate and feel we fail or don’t get it. We try to meditate and don’t feel the benefit and it’s frustrating and boring to bother having another go. That was and is still is me much of the time. I have a busy impatient brain that is hard to

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Sober Momentum- Enjoying the Journey Alcohol Free by Learning to Tone Your Vagus Nerve

woman in forest of flowers toning her vagus

Boozing too much builds unhealthy neural pathways. It’s fair to say that most of us stop regulating our emotions in healthy ways when we routinely drink through life’s ups and downs. In my case, I was managing all my emotions with alcohol. There wasn’t a single feeling that I didn’t think would be better filtered

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From Sober Curious to Sober Courageous

Courageous woman on Tight rope

A post in our online community about the keys to sobriety got me thinking about courage. I wrote something about courage as a key to being sober in my comment and then stumbled across this in Haruki Murakami’s book, The Wind-up Bird Chronicle : “Curiosity can bring guts out of hiding at times, maybe even

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