Learning that I am lovable and worthy was a huge part of my ability to maintain my sobriety. The warring thoughts in my head, the ones that told me I didn’t deserve this beautiful life, my “success” in career and relationships threatened to undermine my recovery. It was critical that I redeem my self respect and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
A short time ago Darren Main invited me to his home in San Francisco to be interviewed for his podcast “Inquire Within”. He skillfully asked questions and led me through my story of recovery, my discovery of yoga and the circumstances that led me to writing my book “Yoga and the Twelve Step Path”. I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Podcast Interview with Darren Main
I learn so much from people at meetings. A month or so ago we were talking about intentions and a woman said she found the results of her intentions in her crisper bin. We all burst out laughing because we ALL know that drawer in the fridge – the one with exotic vegetables; celery root, […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I was reading about the seventh step in the book “Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions” (the 12 x 12) a few weeks ago. It came to my mind the importance of letting my higher power be in charge of removing my defects of character. This works when I am willing to change, willing to have […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Habits of the Mind and the Seventh Step
It was suggested to me that I think about how I live my ethics; is my practice “hot, medium or cool”. My first internal response to this was – I am rigorous about my attention to my ethics. I am a practicing member of my recovery fellowship, AA, and I am a practicing yogi. I […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Ethics and My Daily Practice