Self Reliance and "Otheration" – What Is The Middle Ground?

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…

Personality Types Attract Different Drugs | The Fix

Personality Types Attract Different Drugs | The Fix This is an interesting article.  The Ayurvedic tools of constitution analysis –  the doshas –  also address these concepts.  Different constitutions: Vatta, Pitta and Kapha (as well as the combinations thereof) express themselves in different addictive preferences. Kyczy Hawk E-RYT200 is the author of “Yoga and the…

My GPS Takes Time To Load

I have a new GPS unit. It takes some of the fear out of going to new places – particularly if is it dark or visibility is poor. I like it. However, my GPS takes time to load! I plug it in and it takes time to crank and churn. At first I was frustrated…

Monarchs, migration and metamorphosis

Scheduling Esalen for a conference during the monarch migration… is that an accident or a wonderful coincidence? The Yoga and Addiction Recovery Conference held its second annual get together late October this year; and for the second time it was held during the butterfly migration. Last year it was so cold the poor insects were…