Category: Tool Box

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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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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Apps We Love for Tracking Life Goals and Sobriety Goals

Sobriety apps that work

I’m a streakin! I had a Big breakthrough yesterday in the wee hours of the morning when I found a habit-tracking app called STREAKS. It tracks up to 12 habits you want to form (or stop like drinking) in a simple icon format that takes seconds. For several weeks now, I have been intending to

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Learning Self-Care in Early Sobriety

What is Self-Care and why is it such a Big Deal in Early Sobriety ? When you stop drinking, it’s important to learn some genuine self-care techniques or you risk finding yourself in a place where you reach for a bottle, because the way you’ve often been encouraged to care for yourself, is to drink.

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