Category: Resources

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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Alternate Routes – Switching Lanes from Addiction to Recovery

I read Marc Lewis’ book Biology of Desire when I was 8 months sober. It was the last of many books that I read that year on the topic of addiction and recovery. The interesting thing about Marc’s book was that unlike the other books I read it did not inspire me to stay sober

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How do You go Sober?

Go Sober- Woman's hands Signalling Stop

When did my off-switch fail-safe break?What’s wrong with this? It would never usually miss Until it did  I was fine for a time I knew when to stopNow all of a sudden I want to drink….. Alot ! It’s like stress and anxiety have overridden common sense And for all the hurt I want wine recompense  What’s going on?What’s

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The Video that Helped me go Alcohol Free and Stay Happily Sober

1. Don’t be negative about your decision to give up alcohol for 30 days. Be POSITIVE about not drinking for 30 days. List all of the positive things about not drinking. (Weight loss, no hangovers, better sleep). 2. Be firm about your decision to not drink for 30 days! No matter what! Don’t give yourself

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Learning Self-Care in Early Sobriety

What is Self-Care and why is it such a Big Deal ? Almost every person in our community drank as a form of self-care. We’re encouraged to drink wine as self-care, and those pretty pink drinks that are all the rage now are a continuation of the “self-care illusion”. Pink is the color of health

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