“We are only as sick as our secrets.” This is a phrase used in my anonymous program to encourage us to let go (in an appropriate and confidential manner) those things that fester inside, preventing us from feeling free and growing. Guilt, shame and lies will erode my recovery and can bring me to the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Is Anonymity the Final Secret we need to let go of?
My heart hurts. Tomorrow I go to the memorial service for a strong, indefatigable woman who knew how to enjoy life. She also lived life fully, edge to edge, even in the toughest times. And she had them, she had challenges of all types and she felt them. One of her gifts was in sharing […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Losses and Pain to the Heart
Fear and Kayaking- Part Two Sea Kayaking in Hawai’i: a day that gave me lessons about myself dressed in the mantle of panic. In the solution. I moved into my yoga practices. First- breathe. Then be sure you are rowing effectively, find your balance, engage your core, use all your muscles; not just the easy […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Using Yoga to Handle Fear – My Ocean Kayaking Experience Part Two
I was recently on vacation in Hawai’i. We went with some friends who had organized some absolutely wonderful day trips. Snorkeling, beach walks, hikes to waterfalls, swimming and a day in the ocean on a kayak. I love to canoe, I love to kayak. I enjoy the quiet lapping of the water against the boat. […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.