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12 Stupid Things

It seems that in addiction, recovery, and life, good things often come in 12s. First there were the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. Now, Allen Berger, Ph.D. has come up […]

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Renounce All Addicting

During early recovery, the primary focus is on renunciation, though people also begin the integration and repair process and at least think about their personal growth and spirituality. For some, renunciation […]

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How to Change

Change can be difficult. We all have habitual ways of being and behaving that can be unskillful and cause suffering. Sometimes we feel helpless as we ride the roller coaster […]

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The Practice of Joy

Joy is our true nature. You need only watch children playing in the park to see our joyful essence expressed. We all have the capacity to experience peace and joy. […]

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Spiritual Practice

Rumi said, “The breeze at dawn has no secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.” Spiritual growth occurs through intentional spiritual practices. These practices enable a process greater […]

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Reverence and Respect

In trauma and addiction, intentional love practices and the practice of stillness are aimed at healing our habit of being. Our habit of being stems from our overall sense of […]

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Intentional Healing Through the Practice of Love

Healing from addiction, trauma and the suffering of life entails coming into the fullness of love. While it is in our truest nature to love, realizing our true nature requires […]

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The Healing Power of Stillness

We have no idea how immersed we are in our busy monkey minds until we stop for a moment to just pay attention to this moment—to this one, eternal moment, […]

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Loving

It is crucial to both love and be loved. We need each other to get by. Loving and being loved fulfills our deepest human need and allows us to stay […]

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