Category Archives: ego

  • True Confessions of A Wrinkly Neck

    Posted on October 12, 2015 by Kyczy in acceptance, aging, ego.

    I practice yoga. I practice yoga from the inside out. I know I am not my body. But apparently I am deeply rooted in my appearance. I have gotten off the weight loss train, I have even avoided the gluten-free, cleanse focussed, locally grown extremes. I eat balanced meals, sometimes too enthusiastically, but more often in moderation. […]

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  • Heroes in Recovery

    Posted on March 13, 2015 by Kyczy in ego, Recovery, yoga and recovery.

    Last year I was invited to send my story into Heroes In Recovery.  I was reluctant. Again with the ego; “I am not young so my story won’t be “relevant”, my recovery journey is not unique enough”  and so on.  I was indulging in the ego of “less than”-as poisonous and misleading and as selfish as the ego […]

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  • Being Public Invites Ego – The Gratitude Challenge

    Posted on August 29, 2014 by Kyczy in ego, gratitude, internet.

    I am in the middle of an online “Gratitude Challenge”.  This is a form of public declaration of gratitude for which you are named by someone having just completed the process. You then pick up the challenge, complete it yourself but posting three things a day for a number of days and at the end […]

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  • My Ego is a Pain in the Neck!

    Posted on October 12, 2012 by Kyczy in acceptance, chiropractic, ego, humility, moderation, pain, pottery, Recovery.

    Ok – I am not SURE this is how is happened, but it sounds like me. About ten days ago I got it in my head to throw big pieces; a large bowl, plate or vase. I am a potter, so by this I mean that I was going to throw pots with greater than […]

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  • Guest Blog – “First 164”

    Posted on June 8, 2012 by Kyczy in aa, ego, perspective, Recovery, self.

    Here is a wonderful blog on Alice in Wonderland, ego and the Big Book of AA. Thank you “First 164“! or this link Kyczy Hawk E-RYT200 is the author of “Yoga and the Twelve Step Path”, a leader of Y12SR classes, and the creator of SOAR(tm) (Success Over Addiction and Relapse) a teacher certification training […]

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